Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez-Tovar PT, DPT, MWH, CEAS
Clinic Founder/Director/Physical Therapist
Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez-Tovar is the CEO and Founder of Milwaukee’s first bilingual/bicultural physical therapy clinic. The Physical Therapy of Milwaukee brand has grown to include 2 locations and thousands of patients served since 2013. Dr. Ramirez initiated the first bilingual (English/Spanish) clinical internship with schools like UWM, Marquette, Bryant and Stratton, WCTC, and MATC, to name a few. These clinical opportunities are open to students completing their clinical course work. Her team’s work is focused on providing access to high quality bilingual/bicultural physical therapy pre and post injury service; experiencing a 45% new patient increase within the last 2 calendar years. She has a passion for collaborating with local businesses and community organizations with the ultimate goal of improving access to healthcare and wellness services.
In addition to her primary job functions, Dr. Ramirez-Tovar and her team have been recognized for their extraordinary commitment to the Milwaukee community:
– Milwaukee Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award
– Milwaukee Business Journal’s Diversity in Business Award
– Published in the American Physical Therapy Association’s PT in Motion Magazine for her “Defining Moment” and “Responding to the National Health Emergency” features.
– Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Hispanic Business of the Year Award
– Three Best Rated: Top 3 Physical Therapists in Milwaukee 2019-2022
– Governor’s Marketplace Conference: Wisconsin Minority Business Enterprise Award for Outstanding Small Business
– Sí Se Puede: Wisconsin’s Most Powerful Latinos from Madison365
– Small Business Administration: Emerging Leaders USA Award
– Milwaukee Business Journal: 40 Under 40 Award
– Rosalind Franklin University Physical Therapist of the Year Award
– Rosalind Franklin University College of Healthcare Professions: Distinguished Alumnus Award
Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez-Tovar has an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. In addition, she has earned a master’s degree in Women’s Health and certification as an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. Dr. Ramirez lives in Milwaukee with her husband. When not working, she enjoys a lot of quiet time, family time and ocean time.
Marketing Coordinator/Rehab Specialist
Jordan was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI and attended UW-Oshkosh where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He joined PTM to help give back to the community that he grew up in through community outreach with local organizations, schools and sports leagues to educate on injury rehabilitation, prevention and sports performance. Jordan also coordinates PTM’s internal and external marketing initiatives to help educate the Milwaukee community on the services that PTM provides. In his free time Jordan enjoys outdoor activities, playing sports, and spending time with his friends and family. Email any potential inquires, partnership or collaboration opportunities to Jordan at email@example.com
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Aida Muñoz PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Aida was born in Mexico, but raised in the city of Milwaukee. She has always had a passion for patient care and knew she wanted to join the healthcare field. Aida attended MATC and received a Medical Interpreter Diploma in 2010. She graduated from Bryant and Stratton College and received her licenseure as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Aida has extensive experience working in outpatient orthopedic setting as a rehab tech, where she has developed an interest in working with chronic pain and complex patients. Aida enjoys being able to help others and learn from each individual. On her free time she is involved in church activities, and loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Amid Escobar PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Amid graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Gateway Technical College. He specializes in strengthening techniques, return to work conditioning, and neck/back pain treatments. In his free time, he enjoys working out and spending time with his family.
Front Desk Specialist
Ruby was born in raised in Milwaukee, WI. She is bilingual (Spanish/English) and has over 13 years of experience working in the Physical Therapy field.
She can help you schedule an appointment, verify your insurance and answer any questions you may have about Physical Therapy with PTM. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach, camping and spending time with her family.