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About Dr. Parisa Refaat

Dr. Refaat DPT, CLT, is the owner of Belmont Shore Physical Therapy since 2007. Dr. Refaat received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy form NOVA Southeastern University and her Master’s degree from Howard University.  She is practicing more than ten years in different outpatient clinics with various patient populations at any ages.  Dr. Refaat is specialized in Lymphedema management, Geriatrics and Pediatrics disorders.

Her mission as a health care provider and an owner has been to provide patients with individualized treatment in a pleasant and compassionate environment. Dr. Refaat is dedicated to creating that atmosphere through her supportive husband and the employment of staff that represents her commitment to the patient and their physicians. Her hobbies include hiking, cooking, yoga and gardening.

Dr. Refaat is an active member of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), California chapter.


About Dr. Rubin Lever

Dr.  Lever PT, DPT joined the team at Belmont Shore Physical Therapy in August 2015. Dr. Lever earned his B.S. in Kinesiology from Long Beach State University and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Chapman University in 2014. He also spent 3 years working in the fitness and personal training industry prior to physical therapy school. He is an avid fitness and sports enthusiast, whose hobbies include basketball, snowboarding, hiking, and resistance training. Dr. Lever specializes in therapeutic exercise, manual therapy techniques, and functional movement analysis.  His treatment methods emphasize patient education, addressing postural dysfunction, and promoting sound biomechanical principles to assist patients in their pursuit of longevity and lifelong wellness.     

Dr. Lever is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), California chapter.