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Meet Our Leadership Team

Danielle Diloff Goldstein
MPT, Director of Operations

Danielle, Director of Operations at Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy, received a Bachelor’s of Science from Tulane University in 1996 with a concentration in Kinesiology.

She then went on to attend Nova Southeastern University, receiving a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998. As a former full-scholarship, Division I tennis player, Danielle has a special interest in treating professional, collegiate and recreational athletes. Integrity, ethical responsibility, enthusiasm, and passion for wellness are hallmarks of her leadership. She is most proud of her staff, who embody high moral standards, excellence in therapeutic practice, and excitement for making a difference in the lives of others.

Ron Herbst
MPT, MTC, Director of Growth and Development, Area Manager

Ron graduated in 1996 from the University of Maryland in Baltimore with a Masters in Physical Therapy after studying Kinesiology at the University of MD, College Park. In 2000 he earned his Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine.

Ron has over 20 years experience in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy. Specializing in sports medicine & manual therapy for the spine, Ron has treated members of the Orioles, the LPGA and Champions golf tours, the Columbus Pride soccer team, Towson State baseball and lacrosse teams, and many other local high school & college athletes. With a special passion for golf, Ron has developed and run golf enhancement programs, and given multiple lectures on the topic of golf fitness. You may have heard Ron as the fitness expert on ESPN radio’s The Double Bogey Blues, WBAL 1090, or WNST 1570. He has also made guest appearances on WBAL & FOX-45 local news. Ron grew up in Baltimore County, has resided in the Baltimore area for the last 15 years, and loves to show off his two children, Olivia and Aidan.

Gregory M Chrest
PT, DPT, Director of Physical Therapy – Reisterstown

Greg earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Elon University. He was a personal trainer in Charleston, SC prior to graduate school, working with a wide variety of clients to ensure they learned how to live and pursue a better lifestyle through exercise.

Greg has significant experience with a variety of orthopedic diagnoses and is able to help patients by using his years of manual therapy knowledge, along with his ability to procure individualized exercise and fitness routines for patients of all ages.

Growing up in Bel Air, Greg is a die-hard Orioles and Ravens fan, and spends his free time hiking, kayaking, playing the guitar, and sharing time with his family and friends.

Mark Boyland
PT, DPT, CSCS Director of Physical Therapy – Severna Park

Mark received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017 following a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies in 2014 from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY.

Mark became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2019 to help guide himself and his patients into a stronger future.

Mark believes in the power of patient empowerment and mindfulness to give them the tools they need to help themselves. Mark is confident in his manual skills, which includes IASTM and cupping, to help with pain relief and restore movement and function. Mark has experience in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions as well as chronic pain.

Mark enjoys staying active: golf, running, boxing, martial arts, yoga, and weight lifting. Mark also knows the value of rest and recovery.

Chirag Kadakia
PT, BPT, Cert. MDT, CMP, CMTPT

Chirag’s interest in physical therapy started when he tried to look for options and ways to get people out of pain without using drugs or medications. After talking with different physical therapists in his home country he realized that there were ways and procedures that may help individuals with debilitating conditions feel better and get back to a healthy regular life. Chirag has experience in various specialties – Musculoskeletal/ orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular, pulmonary and balance disorder. Chirag is a certified Mulligan Practitioner, McKenzie Therapist and Myofascial trigger point dry needling specialist. He performs dry needling treatment for various body parts. He has had experience working in outpatient offices and inpatient physical therapy in India.

Chirag believes that understanding what the patient wants from therapy is critical to a patient’s recovery. He highlights the importance of using evidence based approach in treating patients and trying to make them feel better on the first day of treatment.

Lauren Arihood
PT, DPT, CMTPT, Director of Physical Therapy-Laurel

Lauren Arihood obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from George Washington University in 2016. Lauren’s primary focus has been treating a variety of orthopedic conditions. Lauren has a passion for determining how a patient’s movement pattern(s) contributes to their underlying condition. She is also adept and skilled at treating headaches, vertigo, and concussion. Lauren further went on to obtain her certification in Manual Trigger Point Therapy in June 2018 and has utilized trigger point dry needling to reduce patients’ pain and speed up their recovery.

Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Lauren was a forensic scientist for ~10 years and needless to say it was not all glitz and glamour as portrayed on TV! ! In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband Brent and their two dogs, Nymeria and Kiana. She also enjoys working out, biking, hiking, and being active in general. Lauren is originally from Philadelphia and as a result is a die-hard Eagles and Philadelphia sports fan!