Physical Therapists

Lania Garcia


Owner/Clinical Director

Lania spent 7 years working at Jackson Memorial Hospital as a senior Physical Therapist prior to establishing Miami Physical Therapy Group in 2006. During her career, she has worked side by side with the top doctors and healthcare professionals in our community. Her clinical experience has always involved pre- and post- surgical patients, ranging from orthopedic conditions to post mastectomy. She is an advocate for clinical research and has participated in several studies with the University of Miami. She is also a guest lecturer at the University of Miami Department of Physical Therapy Graduate School. 


  • MScPT (Master of Science in Physical Therapy) - University of Miami 

  • BHS (Bachelor of Science in Health Science) - University of Miami


  • CLT (Certified Lymphedema Therapist) - The Academy of Lymphatic Studies

Office Management

Sandy M. Behar

Insurance Administrator

Sandy is a well-organized and professional insurance administrator who monitors the collection of payments from all insurance claims for Miami Physical Therapy Group. She has excellent communication skills with patients in order to resolve any billing issues that may arise. She keeps current with changing insurance benfits and coding in order to best serve our patients. Sandy has over 32 years experience and owns her own billing company, Claims Express. In her free time, Sandy enjoys reading, keeping busy with her two daughters and loves dancing with her husband. Her quote to live by is "To the world you may just be one person, but to one person you just may be the world."


Sasha Nogues

Office Administrator

Sasha is the office administrator and one of the first smiles you will see when you step through our doors. She has been working in the medical field since 2003. She has experience in office management, customer service and patient relations. Her goal is to facilitate the scheduling and clerical process so you can focus on feeling better and reaching your goals. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Physical Therapy Technicians

Julian Mendez

Physical Therapy Technician

As PT Tech, Julian guides patient's with exercises and routine performance techniques. Julian's loyalty lies with the University of Miami, family member's and loved ones. Working with MPTG for over five years, Julian ties together the lines of patient and office relations, making our office feel like home for everyone. His experience with patients and this particular medical field will help him in his aspiration to serve Miami Dade County as a firefighter/paramedic.