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Meet Our Team of Highly Trained Clinicians

Andrew Perilli, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Owner

Owner since April 2021. He is originally from Lockport, but currently lives in Kenmore. He graduated from Brown University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Daemen College in 2017 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

He was a former cross country and track student-athlete at Lockport High School and Brown University.

Outside of work, Andrew enjoys spending time with his fiance Marissa and his dog Jax. He also enjoys exercising, watching the Bills, and playing golf.

Stacy Hildreth, Physical Therapist

Stacy joined the staff in Dec. 2006. She grew up in Lockport but currently lives in Williamsville, with her husband Tom, her two boys, Jona and Brady and dog Winny.

Graduated from Nazareth College in 1991 with a Business degree and went on to earn her PT degree from Daemen in 1996.

Stacy enjoys working out, playing any sport, walking her dog and most of all watching her two boys play hockey.

Justin Budniewski, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Justin joined the Advantage PT staff in February 2023. He is originally from Derby, NY but currently lives in Williamsville. He graduated from the University at Buffalo 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and then received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020.

He is a former member of his high school baseball and hockey teams in addition to intramural hockey teams throughout college.

Outside of work, Justin enjoys spending time with his friends, family and his 2 dogs, Spazzy and Lilly. On top of that he likes working out, playing hockey, golfing, and cooking. Justin also is a diehard Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan.

Emily Zobrest, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Emily Zobrest grew up in Cheektowaga, New York where she graduated from Depew High School in 2014. Throughout high school, Emily pursued her passion for sports, especially competitive cheerleading, soccer, and track and field which led her to multiple bouts of physical therapy following repetitive ankle injuries. These multiple injuries ignited a passion for the profession she spent so much time with throughout high school.

Emily went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Daemen College in 2020 while continuing her cheerleading career. Emily moved to Clarence, NY and began working at Advantage Physical Therapy in May 2021.

Outside of work, Emily’s interests include hiking, snowboarding, curling up with a good book, and spending time with her friends, family, and husband. She also enjoys exploring the great city of Buffalo with her English bulldogs Dozer and Bear. Emily’s love of sports continues with her dedicated support of the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, and Bandits.

Kelsey Comstock, Physical Therapist Assistant

Kelsey joined the staff in 2003. Kelsey graduated from Niagara County Community College with a Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 1992.

She has a bachelors of arts in dance from Southern Methodist University. She is a Lockport native and is very involved within her community.

She is a certified Pilates instructor as well as a personal trainer.

Meaghan McKeever, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Meaghan Joined the staff in August 2021. She is originally from Poughkeepsie, NY but moved here for college and fell in love with Buffalo. She graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020.

She was a former member of her high school and collegiate rowing teams which ultimately sparked her desire to pursue a career in physical therapy.

Outside of work, Meaghan enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two cats. She also enjoys running, boating and traveling.

Emily Diermyer, Medical Receptionist and Physical Therapy Aide

Emily joined Advantage Physical Therapy in 2011.

She graduated from Daemen College in 2015. Emily is married and has one child. She loves her animals (dogs, cats, goats, and chickens).

Emily enjoys spending time with her family, having bonfires, and drinking wine.