Kellen Scantlebury

Founder of Fit Club & Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Kellen Scantlebury received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Stony Brook University. He received his bachelor of science degree from LIU Post, where he also was a four-year starter on the Men’s Basketball Team.

Upon graduating from LIU, Kellen’s passion for fitness and desire to help others inspired him to pursue a personal training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine. It was in these years that the foundation for Fit Club was established.

In 2013, Kellen became an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, specializing in preventative exercise, functional movement, and weight loss.

Professional experience

During his time at Stony Brook, Kellen gained valuable experience in orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, preventative care, and adult rehabilitation. Kellen also had the rare opportunity of working with and treating the NY Jets at their training facility in New Jersey.

Kellen has experience working with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and has special interest in sports rehab, performance training, manual therapy, post-operative rehabilitation, shoulder and spine pathologies. Kellen has collaborated with some of NYC’s finest orthopedic doctors to ensure 5 star quality care and service to his clients. Kellen has given presentations at Fortune 500 companies with regards to the latest evidence based practice on prevention of injury for the runner and ergonomic set up.

Personal life

Kellen has volunteered at the NYC marathon and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association. In his free time, Kellen stays active playing intramural basketball, weightlifting and running. He also enjoys spending time with his family, friends and traveling.


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