Edward R. Miersch currently serves as President and CEO of MOTION PT Group, Inc., based in New York City. The sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy organization simultaneously closed on two New York City based companies representing 9 locations with their sponsor Pharos Capital Group, LLC, on June 22, 2015. Since then, MOTION has grown to 60 outpatient clinics across nine core micro markets within four northeastern states.
Prior to MOTION, Miersch served as President of NovaCare (currently a Select Medical Company with over 1600 locations) the nation’s largest physical therapy provider. He also served as Regional Vice President of Physiotherapy Associates with 570 locations in 34 states. Previously, Miersch was owner and Chief Executive Officer of MX Physical Therapy. Miersch purchased MXPT in 2008. Following a successful TEAM effort with the clinical team at MXPT, the company was acquired by ATI based in Chicago in December of 2012. Also, during Ed’s career, he served a 14-year tenure as President and Chief Operating Officer of Pat Croce’s Sports Physical Therapists, the pioneer of outpatient physical therapy and sports medicine. Through the 1993 acquisition of Sports PT by the former NovaCare, Inc., Ed served as President of the East Region and in January 2000 was named President of NovaCare. Miersch has been a principal in other health care-related businesses including SUNRx, a 340B prescription drug program, and now MOTION PT Group based in New York City.
Miersch is a creative, self-directed, results oriented executive with proven success in growth-oriented companies; a strong communicator and developer of positive corporate culture. Extensive public, private, not-for-profit and start-up company experience with both geographically small and broad national enterprises.