Our Team

Cappino Physiotherapy and Wellness Center

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Daria St-Jean, M.Sc, PhT.

Physiotherapist, Dorval & Ile Perrot

Daria studied Physiotherapy Technology at Dawson College before graduating from McGill University with both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degrees in Physical Therapy. Daria is also a Level 1 Shift Concussion Management Provider, allowing her to effectively diagnose and treat concussion related symptoms. She also garnered invaluable experience working as a personal trainer. Embracing a profound passion for sports, health, and fitness, Daria finds joy in outdoor pursuits like hiking, kayaking, and camping. Daria combines professional proficiency with compassionate care, with the goal of empowering individuals to reclaim their active lifestyles and thrive.

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Federico D’Agnillo, M.Sc, PhT.

Physiotherapist Dorval

Federico is a recent McGill University graduate, having completed his Master of Applied Science in Physical Therapy in 2020. He is a Level 1 Shift Concussion Management Provider. Prior to that, he completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology in 2017 at McGill University. Federico first found his passion for the profession during internships with both the McGill Men’s hockey and soccer teams as a student. This pushed him to further his interest in both exercise and to continue his studies. He has since completed his Manual Therapy levels 1 and 2 Upper Extremities with the AQPMA. Federico is passionate about anything sports and physical activity related. He takes great joy in listening to and helping his patients get back to doing the things that they love as safely as possible. Federico’s interests include orthopedic conditions, sports injuries and he has an interest in learning how to promote and provide better care in concussion management.

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Martin Sauvé, B.Sc. PhT

Physiotherapist Ile Perrot

Martin Sauvé is a 1991 graduate from the University of Laval with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. He quickly began his training in manual therapy to complete his E3-V3, and has regularly continued to take courses and training to expand his expertise. In 2014, he completed a course in dry needling physiotherapy, which is a technique to effectively treat chronic muscular tension and pain. Martin is passionate about treating jogging and running related injuries and is eager to work with his clients to get them back to their pre injury state quickly and effectively!

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Josée Turgeon, B.Sc. PhT

Physiotherapist Ile Perrot

Josée Turgeon is a 1991 graduate of Laval University with a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy. She has also completed her Manual Therapy levels E3 and V3. She later gained a specialization in pediatric motor development and infant plagiocephaly (“flat head”) syndrome.  In 2012, she completed her 2nd cycle in Pelvic floor physiotherapy. As an avid runner herself, she also gained a specialization in running injuries.  She is passionate about helping people, and that is what drove her to choose a career in physiotherapy.

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Meghan Straub, B.Sc., M.Sc. PhT., LVL3 Upper&Lower Quadrants

Physiotherapist Dorval

Meghan Straub, B.Sc., M.Sc A. PhT., is a 2013 graduate of McGill University with a Master of Applied Science in physical therapy. Meghan was first exposed to the domain of pediatric physical therapy when her young nephew was diagnosed with cancer. In addition to working at Cappino, Meghan treats patients at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. She completed her levels 1, 2 and 3 Upper and Lower Quadrants with the Association Québécoise de Physiothérapie Manuelle Orthopédique (AQPMO). Meghan is also the proud recipient of several awards, notably from The Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and her mission with Physiothérapie Sans Frontières in Ecuador won a sponsorship from the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ). Meghan’s areas of interest include pediatrics and sports rehabilitation.Book an appointment

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Kelly Cappadocia, B.Sc PhT, Cred. MDT

Physiotherapist and Clinical Dir Dorval

Kelly Cappadocia, B.Sc PhT, Cred. MDT, is a 2002 graduate of McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy. She is Cappino’s Co-Founder, Clinical Director, and Head Concussion Therapist. An avid skier from the tender age of 14 months, Kelly combined her twin passions for sports and medicine into a career in physiotherapy. In 2004, she became a credentialed McKenzie Therapist, focusing on the treatment of neck and back pain. Kelly has also completed Manual Therapy Levels 1, E2 and V2, McKenzie Parts A, B, C, D, E and Accreditation Examination, Mulligan’s Concept: Lower Quadrant and Upper Quadrant, Lyn Watson: Shoulder Course Levels 1 + 2, Shirley Sahrmann: Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement System Impairment Syndromes, Level 1, and Sports Taping and K-Taping courses. Having successfully completed advanced courses in concussion rehabilitation techniques, Kelly is now a Level 2 Shift Concussion Management Provider. Kelly’s areas of interest include orthopedic conditions and concussion management. Book an appointment

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Dr. Jason Khoury, M.D.

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Khoury completed his medical school training and orthopeadic surgery residency at McGill University. He then completed subspeciality training in upper extremity surgery at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre at Western University. This was followed by a second fellowship in knee reconstruction at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Khoury also completed a Master of Science in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the University of Toronto. He has experience using the latest techniques in sports-related and degenerative disease of the shoulder, elbow and knee. His academic focus in continuous quality improvement implements data-driven strategies to optimize the operating room and clinical environments. At the core of his academic and clinical practice is the desire to deliver the highest quality of care to his patients. He is fluent in both English and French.


  • – Shoulder arthroscopic, reconstructive, and joint replacement surgery (primary and revision)
  • – Arthritis, tendon and ligament surgery of the elbow and wrist
  • – Arthroscopic knee ligament reconstruction (e.g. anterior cruciate ligament ACL)
  • – Arthroscopic meniscus surgery
  • – Patella stabilization surgery
  • – Nerve decompression surgery of the upper extremity (e.g. cubital tunnel, carpal tunnel)
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Anton Sheremet, D.O.

Osteopath Dorval & Île-Perrot

Anton Sheremet, D.O., was certified by the Collège d’Études Ostéopathiques in 2021 and then in 2023 by the Institut d’enseignement de l’Ostéopathie du Québec. He also has been working as a kinesiologist since 2006 with more than 15 years experience in the readaptation field. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with specialization in “Olympic and Professional Sport” in 2006 from the Institut d’État de la culture physique in Lviv (Ukraine), writing his final research work about scoliosis and kyphosis.. In 2005, Anton was the Junior European bodybuilding champion. His personal passion is tennis!

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Charles-Édouard Jarry, BSc Kin

Kinesiologist Île-Perrot

Charles-Édouard is a recent graduate from the kinesiology program of McGill University. He chose his profession to help people live healthy and pain-free lifestyles not only for the present but the future as well. His internships with the various varsity teams at McGill University confirmed his passion for kinesiology and physical activity. Charles-Édouard has also gained clinical and technical certification for the KneeKG/ kneegraphy and wishes to expand his knowledge and become certified as a concussion management specialist. Passionate about sports, the outdoors and reading, he is eager to pass on his passion for physical activity to his clients. Charles’ next goal: to continue his studies to complete a master’s degree.

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Tomas Staskevicius D.O.

Osteopath Dorval & Île-Perrot

Tomas Staskevicius D.O., graduated from the Montreal College of Osteopathy in 2020 with over 3000 hours of training and clinical experience. Tomas’ approach combines visceral and cranial palpation with a thorough assessment of the musculoskeletal system in order to return the body to homeostasis. Using this holistic assessment, Tomas makes treatment plans and programs that are unique to each client. It is important to Tomas to provide not only an effective treatment, but also to give his clients a better understanding of their body’s physiology that will help them maintain their results.

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Justin Castellano, D.O.

Osteopath Dorval & Île-Perrot

Justin Castellano graduated from the Collège d’Études Ostéopathiques de Montréal in 2020. Justin’s holistic approach focuses on helping clients regain internal balance and health through the use of manual therapy techniques that address a wide range of ailments. He treats adults as well as pregnant women and babies. His areas of interest are sports injuries, concussions, and neck/back pain. Justin is eager to help his clients on their road to recovery and healthier living.

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Thomas Gautier, D.O.

Osteopath Dorval

Thomas Gautier, D.O., is a graduate of the centre Européen d’Enseignement supérieur de l’Ostéopathie in Paris and a Doctor of Osteopathy. Thomas’s international experience includes 6 months spent in India perfecting Ayurvedic massage techniques and training in the Gesret Method, a technique used to treat asthma. His work with sports teams includes 2 years as an official osteopath for a rugby and basketball team. Thomas’s varied experience lends itself to an approach that is gentle and unique. His technique is structured, functional, and tissue-focused, and the result is a treatment style that is holistic and complete. Book an appointment

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Olesya Gapakov, D.O.

Osteopath Dorval

Olesya Gapakov, D.O. graduated as an Osteopath from Collège d’Études Ostéopathiques in 2013. She has been practicing as an osteopathy graduate since 2009, working with a diverse clientele including adults, geriatric, pregnant women, and babies. Olesya’s previous medical education includes a B.Sc. degree in Occupational Therapy from McGill University in 2004, and has 10 years of experience in rehabilitative therapy. As an osteopathic practitioner, Olesya is focused on re-establishing the body’s equilibrium in order to optimize its function and performance. She accomplishes this by using specialized palpation skills, techniques and education. Olesya takes the time to ensure her clients have a full understanding of their situation, by explaining all findings as well as the theory behind the treatment. She works with all clientele, ailments and injuries; both acute and chronic. Her personal interests are back pain, post-surgery recovery, and pregnancy

To book an appointment with Olesya, click here.


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Sylvain L. Trudel

Acupuncturist Dorval & Ile-Perrot

Sylvain L. Trudel is a 1987 graduate of the Collège de Médecine Chinoise et Culturelle and an acupuncturist. Sylvain specializes in the treatment and evaluation of a variety of conditions, including back, neck, and articular pain, hormonal imbalances related to menopause, PMS, insomnia, and more. Sylvain has also specialized in craniosacral therapy since 2004. Sylvain uses soft laser to treat children and those with a fear of needles, making his services uniquely accessible. Book an appointment

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Daphné Ayotte, BSc., CAT(C), RMT

Massage Therapist Ile Perrot
Daphné Ayotte, BSc., CAT(C), RMT. Daphné graduated from Concordia University with a BSc in Athletic Therapy and then continued her studies in Massage Therapy in 2021. A member of the Association des Massothérapeutes du Québec (AMQ), Daphné is certified with the A+ Performance School of Massage Therapy with a specialty in Cupping and Therapeutic massages. She is also a member of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and a member of the Corporation des Thérapeutes du Sport du Québec (CTSQ). When she is not working in-clinic, she is an athletic therapist for the Première Ligue de Futsal du Québec and was one of the few athletic therapists selected to participate at the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF) World Championship in 2022.
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Emilie Proulx, Phys. T

Physiotherapy Technologist and Massage Therapist, Ile Perrot

Émilie is a Physiotherapy Technologist, a graduate of Cégep Montmorency and a member of the OPPQ since 2018. She also completed training as a massage therapist and physiotherapist at the Academy of Scientific Massage in 2019 and is a member of the RMPQ. Wishing to deepen her skills, she is currently completing training as an orthotherapist.
Whether it be for returning to their activities or returning to work, Émilie holds the well-being of her customers at heart. She believes that what makes a treatment successful above all is the client’s involvement and active participation. Each case is different, deserving a unique approach and personalized treatment.

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Anna Melone, RMT

Massage Therapist

Anna Melone, RMT, brings over 10 years of experience to her massage therapy practice at Cappino. She is a Registered Massage Therapist and an associate member of ANQ & ACDM and specializes in therapy techniques such as myofascial release, kinetic Swedish massage, and deep tissue massage. She stumbled into massage thanks to a twist of fate and considers it one of the best decisions she’s ever made. She is certified in cranial massage, Japanese facial massage, phytotherapy (herbology), lymphatic drainage, deep tissue massage, chair massage and pre-natal massage. Anna’s areas of interest include chronic conditions, multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy, cancer rehabilitation, fibromyalgia and sciatic pain. Book an appointment

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Jennifer Abdulezer, P.Dt

Dietitian Dorval and Ile Perrot

Jennifer Abdulezer P.Dt is a Professional Dietitian and Nutritionist and a member of the Ordre Professionnel des Diététistes du Québec (OPDQ). A graduate from McGill University, she recently returned to study at the University of Montreal, updating her knowledge with current nutrition guidelines in order to always ensure the best care for her clients. Jennifer maintains a strong philosophy that food and health are interrelated, as our food and lifestyle choices are key to sustaining and achieving overall health and wellness. Jennifer works directly with individuals of all ages with a variety of issues, from simple healthy living, to sports nutrition to managing chronic illness. Since no two individuals are alike, she works with each client individually, tailoring programs for their specific needs. When she’s not counselling clients one on one, Jennifer leads seminars and workshops geared towards all age groups on a variety of nutrition related topics. “I strongly believe in empowering individuals of any age, by teaching them the importance of proper nutrition as it relates to their physical and mental health.”

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Corrie Sirota, M.S.W., P.S.W.

Social Worker Dorval

Corrie Sirota, M.S.W., P.S.W., holds a Master of Social Work, a graduate certificate in loss and bereavement, and is a member of the Order of Social Work and Psychotherapy. She is the author of Someone Died…Now What? A Personal and Professional Perspective on Coping with Grief and Loss. Corrie is the co-host on Life Unrehearsed every weekend on CJAD 800 radio. She strives to accompany individuals through their challenges in a supportive and non-judgmental way. Corrie’s areas of interest include bereavement, postpartum, post-surgery and the elderly. Book an appointment

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Dr. Laurie Betito, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist Dorval

Dr. Laurie Betito, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in sex therapy and has been a practicing psychotherapist for nearly 30 years. Her aim is to provide a safe space for individuals and couples to openly discuss sexuality and strengthen communication skills. She is the host of the weeknight show Passion on CJAD 800 Radio, where she discusses issues related to sexuality with her listeners. Dr. Laurie is also President of the Sexual Health Network of Quebec and Director of the Pornhub Sexual Wellness Center, an online sexual health information platform. She is the author of The Sex Bible for People Over 50. Book an appointment

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Receptionist Île Perrot

Alyssia is currently pursuing her DEC in Social Sciences with a specialization in sports. Alyssia has been working Cappino Île-Perrot clinic for over 2 years.  Her colleagues and clients appreciate her  warmth, compassion and diligence . She enjoys working with her many colleagues and her interactions with clients. Alyssia is an avid dancer and spends whatever free time she has with family and friends.

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Receptionist Dorval

Irit joined the Cappino team in 2019. She attended McGill University where she studied psychology. Her hobbies include painting and reading. Health, fitness and wellness have always been very important to Irit. She is very happy to work in a place that promotes all three. Irit is an excellent colleague, she is always willing to lend a hand. Our clients and staff appreciate Irit’s warmth, empathy and kindness.

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Melissa Zaino, BA

Director of Marketing

Melissa Zaino, BA, Director of Marketing, has an undergraduate degree in Communications and Cultural Studies from Concordia University and entered the Marketing industry in 2005. She has experience working as a marketing specialist, an account supervisor and now currently holds the position of Client Marketing Manager for LoyaltyOne. She has worked with many large organizations to create and implement several successful marketing strategies. As Director of Marketing, she is responsible for developing the clinic into a strong brand built on trust, transparency and reliability. She looks forward to illustrating these principles at Cappino.

The greatest wealth is health. Virgil

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Marco Zaino, MBA, FCSI.

Managing Director

Marco Zaino, MBA, FCSI. Managing Director. With a passion for entrepreneurialism, Marco was one of the co-founders of PhysioSport Cappadocia. Since its opening in 2008, PSC successfully developed a clientele for outpatient physiotherapy, home visit physiotherapy and corporate physiotherapy. Marco currently works in the finance industry and serves as a Vice President at Dundee Goodman Private where he manages the assets of many wealthy individuals and corporations. He has an MBA from Queen’s University, is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and has completed Level II of the CFA curriculum. Marco has also been nominated to sit on several committees for different institutions. He is excited to develop Cappino into one of the most respected physiotherapy and wellness clinics in Montreal.

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. World Health Organization