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Zhicheng Zheng, DPT, CSCS

Physical Therapist

Zhicheng "Z" Zheng, DPT, CSCS is a physical therapist at the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT). He is a licensed physical therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Z earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York University. He has an interest in treating orthopedic and sports-related injuries, and strives to help his patients reach their goals and return to doing what they love. Z is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association orthopaedics and sports sections.

Z’s passion for service and helping others stems from his experience as a firefighter/EMT in his home country of Singapore, as well as at his undergraduate alma mater - University of California, Davis. There, Z obtained his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Biology while playing competitive volleyball with the UC Davis men’s volleyball club team. Z also served as a team manager and practice player for the UC Davis Division I women’s basketball team and held internship positions in sports medicine and emergency medicine research.

Z remains an avid basketball and volleyball player in New York City and competes in adult leagues throughout Manhattan. He also enjoys staying active through other means, including weightlifting, hiking, and snowboarding.