Leslie E. Burns CPT
Program Supervisor

      Mr. Burns has been with Prescription Exercise for over three years and in that time he has honed his skills in providing excellent care for his clients and creating diverse exercise plants that meet the individual goals of each Prescription Exercise member.
    Mr. Burns is a physical therapy student at Suffolk County Community College where he has been awarded an Associates degree. Mr. Burns is also a health science student at Stony Brook University. Mr. Burns specializes in movement science. He also has extensive knowledge on exercise science and the human body.
     Mr. Burns' main goal at Prescription Exercise is to help his clients improve their quality of life through exercise training.



Christopher W. Kushner CEP
Center Manager

    Mr. Kushner is the founder of Prescription Exercise, LLC. He is a certified, Clinical Exercise Physiologist who specializes in designing physical fitness and rehabilitation programs for a wide range of populations including patients with severe cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic diseases. His philosophy and methods are evidenced based and supported by scientific literature. This approach was developed while working as a research and teaching assistant in the human performance laboratory at Adelphi University, where he earned a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Cardiac Rehabilitation.


    Mr. Kushner currently teaches several courses in the Fitness Specialist program at Suffolk County Community College. He has also taught Physiology of Exercise, Human Structure and Function, Nutrition, and Biomechanics at Dowling College. Prior to starting this program, he worked at OXYGYM for 9 years as the director of rehabilitation and supervisor of the clinical staff. Mr. Kushner also has experience instructing for several sports medicine facilities, working with patients recovering from spinal surgery and other musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions.

Anthony Lojo, B.S., C.E.P.
Director of Health and Fitness 

   Mr. Lojo has been part of Prescription Exercise, LLC since the very beginning. As an intern Mr. Lojo dedicated his time and perfected his craft of providing safe and quality exercise programs. During his tenure as an intern he was completing his degree at Adelphi University in the field of Exercise Physiology. He has been a cornerstone of the Prescription Exercise family and is now the lead physiologist. As a qualified Clinical Exercise Physiologist who specializes in performing physical fitness assessments and creating exercise prescriptions Mr. Lojo has superior knowledge and skills to provide the absolute best individualized exercise programs. Mr. Lojo is devoted to providing excellent quality of care for his patients.


   Mr. Lojo earned his Bachelor's degree, from Adelphi University, in Exercise Physiology. Aside from the rigorous academic requirements, he had extensive hands on experience in training a wide range of populations and designing customized exercise programs for his clients. Throughout his schooling career he interned at OXYGYM, a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility, in which he worked side by side with Physicians, Physical Therapists, and Respiratory Therapists in providing a safe exercise environment for patients with severe cardiac, pulmonary, and metabolic diseases. 

Lily Reis, B.A.
Assistant of Administration

     Ms. Reis is the newest member of the Prescription Exercise team, she has been with us for just over a year. You can usually find her behind the reception desk taking phone calls, making appointments, speaking with clients, or managing this very website.

     Ms. Reis has a Bachelor's degree in English from Saint Joseph's University where she graduated with the highest distinction. Ms. Reis is currently working on obtaining her Master's degree from Stony Brook University in English Education.

Christine Day, R.T.
Program Assistant