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Alliance Physical Therapy Partners Announces New COO

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Alliance Physical Therapy Partners (APTP), a national provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony Placek as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective September 26, 2022.

Placek brings almost 20 years of experience within the outpatient physical therapy space to his role and is an accomplished healthcare leader who, prior to joining APTP, held leadership positions at ATI Physical Therapy, Family Allergy and Asthma, and Bierman Autism Centers. Placek is a licensed physical therapist who attended Northern Illinois University and completed the Evidence in Motion Executive Program in Practice Management, Doctor of Physical Therapy.

As a licensed clinician, Placek complements our existing leadership team, culture and values. "I am honored to join the Alliance team," Placek said. "Alliance's core focus on patients and the team experience resonates with my passion and background as a leader and clinician. I look forward to supporting and empowering our partnerships as we collectively shape the continued and future success of Alliance. I am excited to contribute to the great momentum we have with expanding our reach and positive impact on the patients we serve"

As COO, Placek will work under Richard Leaver, CEO, and will lead APTP outpatient physical therapy partners day-to-day operations and clinical functions across the company's national footprint. Placek is positioned to be instrumental in maintaining APTP's clinician-centric culture and to better support partners through a period of significant growth.

About Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, LLC

Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, LLC is focused on three key areas - physical therapy outpatient practice, industrial worksite and virtual injury prevention services, and outpatient rehabilitation software (AgileEMR). Alliance partners with private physical therapy practices across the U.S. to supply owners the opportunity to expand their footprint while receiving operational guidance and financial support. For more information, visit

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