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HODS Founders

Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos

Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos

Founder

Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos, DPT, MD, PhD, DSc, ECS is board certified in Clinical Electrophysiology with over 30 years of clinical experience. He has also MD, DPT, PhD and DSc degrees. There are fewer than 200 electrophysiology specialists worldwide who have achieved a Doctorate of Science Degree (DSc) in Clinical Electrophysiology Testing. Dr. Kostopoulos is one of them.

He is a Clinical Affiliate Assistant Professor for Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. He is a past member of SACE (Specialization Academy of Content Experts) for the ABPTS examination board on electrophysiology, an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology of APTA, and an adjunct faculty member of Springfield College.

He is the editor of the Diagnostic Section of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, and the author or co-author of numerous best seller books, articles and research papers related to his fields of expertise.

Dr Kostas Rizopoulos

Dr Kostas Rizopoulos

Co-Founder

Dr. Konstantine Rizopoulos PT, DPT, RMSK, POCUS is Board Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Point of Care Ultrasound.  He also holds a doctoral degree with a focus in business administration, marketing, PR and management. With Dr. Kostopoulos, he successfully established and managed the Hands-On Companies, a consortium of companies in the areas of Physical Therapy, Diagnostic Testing, and Education.

During his extensive experience in diagnostic testing and manual therapy, Dr. Rizopoulos and Hands-On have treated more than 150,000 patients over the past 30 years, and performed thousands of ultrasound diagnostic tests.

He has also co-authored several books with Dr. Kostopoulos, and numerous articles for professional journals.

Mr. Craig Ferreira

Mr. Craig Ferreira

Co-Founder

Mr. Ferreira is Chairman and CEO of Survival Strategies International, Inc. Survival Strategies is a top consulting and training company in the field of physical therapy and health care.

For more than 30 years, Mr. Ferreira and his team of consultants have worked with health care professionals, particularly physical therapists, to help them expand their practices and stabilize them financially.

Survival Strategies has worked with over 4500 professionals over time, training them in all aspects of the physical therapy business, from how to deal with cash flow problems from slow-paying insurance companies, to how to dramatically increase referrals. All of their training is customized to meet the client’s specific needs.