Melville Location

900 Walt Whitman Road

Suite 310

Melville, NY 11747

Phone: 631-923-2288

FAX: 631-714-6142


Brightwaters Location

236 Orinoco Drive
Brightwaters, NY 11718

Phone: 631-328-2624

FAX: 631-714-6142


Hours of Operation

Mon........ 7am to 7pm

Tues....... 7am to 7pm

Wed........ 7am to 7pm

Thurs...... 7am to 7pm

Fri........... 7am to 7pm

Sat.......... 8am to 2pm

Sun......... Closed

About Nicolas


Nicolas Ferrara PT, DPT


Nicolas Ferrara is the addition to the staff at First Step Physical Therapy.  Nick graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hofstra University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Of Science in exercise science.  Following Hofstra, Nick graduated Summa Cum Laude from Stony Brook’s DPT program and became a member of Alpha Eta Society, an honor society for allied health professions.

During his time at Stony Brook, Nick had clinical rotations at Suffolk Center For Rehabilitation and Nursing, Long Island Sports and Rehabilitation, Professional Physical Therapy, and First Step Physical Therapy.  Nick began working at First Step after graduating in the beginning of the summer of 2016.  Nick has worked with a wide variety of patients including patients with orthopedic problems, neurological conditions, and patients with prosthetics.  Nick is committed to improving the physical therapy profession by staying current to the latest scientific research, providing sound, evidence-based care, and growing as a clinician.  Nick’s passion is to empower his patients to live better and he is very happy to join the team at First Step.