Thomas M. Sweeney, PT/Owner
Tom Sweeney graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He opened Suburban Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, LLC in 1983 and since that time has been treating the residents of Hartford and Middlesex Counties with the latest advancements in physical therapy. Always an avid sports fan, Tom has directed most of his continuing education toward the field of orthopedics and sports medicine. Since starring in football at Penn, Tom has comprised extensive coaching credentials and is presently the strength and conditioning coach for the RCP Post 105 American Legion baseball team. Tom was inducted into the Middletown Sports Hall of Fame in February 2006. When not practicing physical therapy or baseball, Tom can be found in the White Mountains where he has hiked all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4000 foot peaks. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and son.
Jason Kemish, MPT
Jason Kemish has been with Suburban Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, LLC since 2005. Jason earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York in 1999. After working in a physical therapy clinic, he then returned to school. He earned his Master’s in Physical Therapy from University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut in 2006. Jason has assumed the role of director of Suburban Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, LLC’s Balance Rehabilitation and Fall Prevention Program.
Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 daughters, along with golfing, skiing and hiking.
Ann Cannistraro, AT
Ann Cannistraro has been with Suburban Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, LLC since 2005. Ann graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, West Virginia in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine. Ann covered all sports as Wethersfield High School’s Athletic Trainer for 8 years and spent 5 years covering track and rugby for Wesleyn University in Middletown. Ann has a special interest in assisting athletes through rehabilitation specific to their sport and breast cancer rehab.
Ann has volunteered for the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Reach To Recovery and CT Casting for Recovery charities for the past 13 years. Ann also enjoys gardening, entertaining family and friends and spending time with her dog, a Maltese.
Tim Peterson graduated in 2018 with a Bachelors of Health Science from Eastern Connecticut State University. After that he attended the University of Hartford and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2022. Throughout his academic journey, Tim developed a strong passion for outpatient orthopedic cases. He gained valuable experience in rehabilitating patients with joint replacements, surgical repairs, postural dysfunctions, and low back pain. Tim’s expertise in these areas allows him to provide comprehensive and effective treatment to his patients, helping them regain mobility, reduce pain, and improve their overall quality of life.
Beyond his professional commitments, Tim maintains an active and fulfilling lifestyle. He enjoys spending time in the gym, going to Yard Goats games, and disc golfing with friends. Additionally, Tim finds great enjoyment in keeping up with the ever-evolving tech world. Whether he’s delving into the features of cutting-edge smartphones, assembling computers from scratch, or indulging his competitive side in online gaming, his enthusiasm for all things tech is unmistakable.
In Memory Of:
Salvatore Pepitone, PT, CSCS
August 31, 1966 – November 3, 2016