Partner With Our Team

The field of physical therapy is being impacted by significant ongoing changes within the healthcare industry. Both patients and payers are demanding increased convenience and pricing transparency. In the face of unprecedented challenges, private practice owners are increasingly exploring consolidation. Partnering with a larger organization allows sole practitioners to gain the economies of scale necessary to drive customer value, satisfaction, and quality.

Benefits of Partnering with EXCEL

Leading Platform

Founded in 1990 by Gary Flink, PT, MSPT and Matt Gibble, PT, EXCEL is committed to delivering the best possible care in comfortable, high-end rehabilitation centers. 

Proven Management Team

Our seasoned management team has guided the Company through both de novo expansions and acquisitions. Gary and Matt continue to run day-to-day operations, supported by a management team that is dedicated to the success of the PTs and administrative staff that make up the EXCEL family. 

Unparalleled Reputation

Recognized throughout the local sports and medical communities, EXCEL has longstanding relationships with hospital systems, medical practices, and athletic trainers who refer patients to us for superior treatment and outcomes. 

Well-Defined Business Strategy

By partnering with private practice owners that share our approach to patient care, EXCEL can provide the infrastructure, resources, and tailored solutions needed to build referral relationships and scale growth.

To learn more about partnering with EXCEL, please contact:

Gary Flink, PT, MSPT

Gary Flink, PT, MSPT

Chief Executive Officer

Contact by Email or by Phone: 201-488-0488

EXCEL is committed to building on existing practice strengths and providing increased resources to continue to strategically grow. The practice owner is integral to the success of the partnership and we’ll look to structure a transaction to meet your personal goals and objectives.

EXCEL’s proven M&A integration methodology ensures a smooth transition, limiting changes to the day-to-day operations and the patient experience. Here’s a brief overview of what you can expect with our partnership process:

Step 1: Practice owner signs a non-disclosure agreement

EXCEL reviews preliminary operating and financial information for the past three years

Step 2: EXCEL provides an initial transaction proposal

  • Straight forward and streamlined process; takes between one and two weeks
  • Outlines how EXCEL sees a transaction coming together, including overview of valuation and structure

Step 3: EXCEL prepares a definitive transaction agreement

  • Once there is a mutual agreement, EXCEL begins its detailed review to develop definitive partnership documentation
  • EXCEL expects to move expeditiously to finalize a transaction, while minimizing the impact on operations


While working closely together at a sports medicine facility in New York City in the late 1980s, EXCEL founders and co-owners Matt Gibble, PT and Gary Flink, PT, MSPT envisioned opening a New Jersey based practice that would set the standards in orthopedic physical therapy for everyone from school age children to geriatrics.

In March 1990, EXCEL opened the doors to their Fort Lee office. Since then, they have opened thirteen additional offices throughout Bergen, Hudson, Union, and Essex counties, all of which were designed and built on a foundation of excellence in physical therapy. From sprains and strains to the most complex surgical cases, EXCEL takes pride in being the most tenured and experienced provider in the treatment of these types of injuries. Today, after more than 30 years, EXCEL remains the most trusted source for rehabilitation in New Jersey by patients and physicians alike.