October 27, 2023

Holliswood Center Physical Therapist Hakeem Olabinjo Named PT of the Month for October

A big congratulations go out to Holliswood Center Physical Therapist Hakeem Olabinjo, as he was selected as PT of the Month for October, which is Physical Therapy Month. October 2023. Mr. Olabinjo, who is part of the Sigma Rehab, Centers Health Care team, is highly well-loved by both the residents he treats and the colleagues he works with every day at the 314-bed skilled nursing facility on Woodhull Avenue in Jamaica.

He has been at the Center since November 2015 and this year he moved up from physical therapist assistant (PTA) to physical therapist. Mr. Olabinjo says the most gratifying parts of his job include seeing residents happy and progress, hearing them strive to achieve to get better, and collaborating with his fellow therapists. The facility’s Director of Rehabilitation Janice Salcedo is proud of Hakeem.

\"I believe Hakeem is the true example of the word perseverance,” says Salcedo. “He worked very hard to go from PTA to PT and he didn’t let any obstacles get in his way. Hakeem never gives up because he’s an incredibly hard worker, so we are lucky to have him. He listens to the residents, so they enjoy working with him. It shows because they make good progress with their goals.\"

As seen both on Queens Chronicle and QNS

Recent articles

Local WWII Vet Honored
May 21, 2024
Local WWII Vet Honored
Read More
WNYT NewsChannel 13 –  May 18, 2024 
May 18, 2024
WNYT NewsChannel 13 – May 18, 2024 
Read More
Hometown Heroes in New York City
May 17, 2024
Hometown Heroes in New York City
Read More