Our Staff

  • Bella Kavalerchik

    Bella Kavalerchik, PT

    Bella Kavalerchik is the founder of Bella Physical Therapy and a practitioner with more than 15 years of experience as a Physical Therapist. She graduated Magna cum Laude from Hunter College Physical Therapy Program in 1998. Bella has an extensive clinical experience treating various Orthopedic & Sports, Neurological and cardiopulmonary diagnoses, as well as many other musculoskeletal disorders with manual therapy and specific exercise protocols.

    Being a Physical Therapist has always been Bella’s passion and pride. Bella’s long-standing dream was to work in a Physical Therapy place where each client would feel welcomed and safe while receiving undivided attention from a caring and knowledgeable professional during each treatment session.

    In 2006 Bella’s dream came true. She started her own practice, Bella Physical Therapy, P.C., a professional corporation that continues to grow and thrive in Rochelle Park, NJ. As a practice owner, Bella continued to provide Orthopedic & Sports, cardiopulmonary, Chronic Pain and Neurological Rehab for her clients. Realizing the needs of a local community, Bella also established some unique physical therapy specialties, such as TMJ, Headache and Tinnitus treatment, as well as Vestibular Rehab. Bella’s latest passion is Women’s and Men’s Health and Pediatric Pelvic Floor management.

    Over the years, Bella has built a team of specialized clinicians who share Bella’s philosophy to provide innovative care in all areas of physical therapy.

    In order to stay current in the newest research and treatment methods, Bella has been attending numerous continuing education courses, seminars, and professional gatherings all throughout her carrier.

    In addition, Bella Physical Therapy has been hosting different professional continuing education courses and seminars which bring to us Physical Therapists from all over the country and around the world.

    Bella is an active member of many professional organizations including: Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), Pudendal Hope, Vestibular Disorders Association, American Academy of Orofacial Pain, International Headache Society, American Headache and Migraine Association, American Tinnitus Association, American Academy of Pain Management, and many others.

    Bella speaks English and Russian.
    In her free time, Bella loves spending time with her family and friends, camping, going to the theater, and other social events.

    I am truly blessed to have a team of very caring, knowledgeable, and hard-working people, from the front desk to physical therapists, who helped us build our reputation in the community. We deliver the skill our patients need, and we all care - these qualities ensure optimal treatment outcomes.

  • Marvin P

    Marvin P. Galarosa, PT

    Marvin P. Galarosa graduated from DeLaSalle University’s Physical Therapy Program in 2000.

    Marvin earned two professional certifications:

    • Certified Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist from the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
    • Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist (CCTT) from the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial and Cervical Therapy with additional training from Dr. Rocabado at St. Augustine University
    • Certified in Dry Needling

    Marvin Galarosa is an active member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. He specializes in TMJ, Headaches and Tinnitus as well as Neurological, Orthopedic & Sports disorders and Chronic Pain

    Marvin speaks English and Tagalog.
    In his free time Marvin enjoys golfing, bike riding, and spending time with his family.

    What I like about Bella Physical Therapy is that it is more of a community private practice. It is more personal because we schedule one hour per visit. In the process, we get to know the patient and have more time for problem solving, so we can come up with and execute a personalized plan for each patient.

  • Nina Evangelista

    Nina Evangelista, PT, DPT

    Nina Evangelista earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with honors from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in 2006. Before entering PT school, Nina graduated Magna cum Laude from the College of Mount Saint Vincent with a B.S. degree in Allied Health Studies and a B.A. in Psychology in 2000. Nina has earned awards for excellence in Clinical Performance and Research from UMDNJ.

    Dr. Evangelista earned professional certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Emery University School of Medicine.

    Certified SSOL Schroth Advanced Physical Therapist with additional training in Functional Manual Therapy.

    Nina’s clinical expertise includes a wide variety of Orthopedic & Sports, Vestibular, Chronic Pain, Headaches, and Neurological conditions throughout the lifespan - from childhood to adulthood. Her unique skills and passion for Pediatric Physical Therapy have helped us develop an entirely new pediatric department.

    Dr. Evangelista is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA).

    During her free time, Nina enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, exercising, and traveling.

    Here at Bella Physical Therapy, I am able to spend more time with patients, helping them back to complete health and wellness. What’s more, everyone is encouraged to take continuing education courses and focus on advanced therapeutic techniques to stay current and updated on the latest advances in our field.

  • Andrea Zuluaga, PT, DPT

    Andrea Zuluaga, PT, DPT

    Dr. Andrea Zuluaga earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Dominican College in 2020, where she earned an award for her doctoral research that focused on balance and fall risk in older adults. Prior to entering PT school, Andrea graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Psychology from Dominican College in 2017. She is no stranger to movement as Andrea participated in Dominican College’s Division II Soccer and Track and Field teams. As a student-athlete, Andrea was awarded academic accolades as she excelled on and off the field every semester of her undergraduate career. Throughout physical therapy school, Andrea volunteered in a pro-bono clinic treating faculty, staff, and students of the college. Andrea’s interest in high level athletics and movement led her to want to pursue a career as an orthopedic and pediatric physical therapist. As a new graduate, Andrea was very excited to begin her career and was introduced to Pelvic Health which quickly became her new drive.

    Since graduation, Andrea’s passion for pelvic health has led her to enhance her skill and knowledge through the Herman and Wallace Teaching Institute where she obtained her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certificate (PRPC) in 2022. Andrea’s other passion is educating and allowing other physical therapists to refine their skills and better the profession. Recently, Andrea has become a Lead/ Senior Teaching assistant through Herman and Wallace, a Clinical instructor for current Doctor of Physical Therapy students in their final clinical affiliation, and a Teaching assistant for open labs at Kean University. Andrea is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Women’s Health Section of the APTA. In the near future, Andrea would like to continue specializing in Pelvic and Obstetric Physical therapy. Long term, Andrea would like to also continue working on her orthopedic and functional movement assessment and treatment.

    In her free time, Andrea enjoys playing soccer and running. When Andrea is not studying, kicking a soccer ball, or running around she takes joy in traveling and exploring new cultures. Andrea speaks English and Spanish.

  • Veronica G Jordan

    Veronica G Jordan, PT, DPT

    Dr. Veronica Jordan was an Exercise Physiologist when she decided to pursue her career as a physical therapist. She attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University where she received high honors in her Masters of PT in 2003. While working in an acute care facility, she then returned to UMDNJ to receive her Doctor of PT in 2007. She worked as a Senior physical therapist in the acute care department and was on the neuro team for the hospital. Dr. Jordan was also a head PT for the orthopedic floor. Afterward, she started working in outpatient orthopedics to continue expanding her knowledge in Neuro, Musculoskeletal, and TMJ. She then became the director/coordinator of rehabilitation for a rehab/nursing facility where she continued her education in advanced orthopedic courses, including IPA training to become a functional manual physical therapist.

    In 2019, Dr. Jordan started taking classes to specialize in Women’s Health/Men’s Health/Pelvic Floor, and in 2020 joined Bella Physical Therapy’s team to pursue her journey as a specialist in this field.

    She completed her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC) in 2022.

    Dr. Jordan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

  • Millana Sarnov

    Millana Sarnov, Office Manager

    Millana Sarnov graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.S. degree in Computer Science. Millana has nearly 10 years of professional administrative experience in medical offices, supervising office staff and maintaining a productive and professional work environment.

    Millana is a vital part of Bella Physical Therapy. Her passionate and energetic personality and excellent problem solving abilities help to integrate our clinicians and supporting personnel into one team and serve as a unique engine providing a smooth and efficient operation of the entire practice.

    In her spare time, Millana is a mother to two wonderful boys, loves reading, theater, and traveling.

    I truly enjoy working at Bella Physical Therapy. All our Physical Therapists are motivated and persistent in getting ideal results with each and every patient. Every member of our team excels in what he or she does. I am really proud to be a part of this crew.

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