Eric Pagano


Eric Pagano is a board certified & licensed Occupational Therapist from Somers Point, NJ. Eric obtained his B.A in Health Promotion and Wellness Management from Rowan University in 2017. In preparation for graduate school, Eric worked as a personal trainer at a prominent fitness center learning more about rehabilitative sciences as a rehab technician, and owning his own fitness program; “Its-Fit-4-U" which is a specialized program for individuals with developmental and physical limitations. Eric attended Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. During his time at Clarkson, Eric served as a board member for his cohort’s Student Occupational Therapy Association. At the completion of his didactic learning, Eric traveled to Memphis, TN to gain skills in pediatric occupational therapy. Eric finished his clinical rotations in Philadelphia getting hands-on practice as an Orthopedic Therapist. Upon graduating in December 2021, Eric returned home to Somers Point to study for his board exams. Since passing his exam, Eric is beyond excited to join the Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine team. With his new goal of pursuing his certification in hand therapy, Eric mentioned that “Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine is the perfect place for me to expand on my current skills that I have gathered through all my past experiences as well as obtain completely new skills and information from the professionals I will be working with. I also can’t wait to begin helping individuals get back to doing the things they love the most!” During his free time, Eric enjoys playing video games, exercising/hiking, playing with his dog Bella/Jelly, and spending time with friends and family.