The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our highest priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is requiring hospitals to meet established criteria as part of the state’s reopening plan. The Springfield Shriners Hospital submitted its Phase 1 attestation on May 29, 2020, its Phase 2 attestation on June 9, 2020, and its Phase 3 attestation on July 8, 2020.

If your child has an upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

Screening protocol and updated policies at the Springfield Shriners Hospital.

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Denise M. Gloekler, PT, D.P.T., PCS, cNDT

Denise M. Gloekler, PT, D.P.T., PCS, cNDT

Denise M. Gloekler, PT, D.P.T., PCS, cNDT, is the director of rehabilitation, the motion analysis center and the sports health and medicine program. Denise received her Bachelor of Science degree, distinction in physical therapy, from the University of Connecticut in 1979 and her Doctorate degree in physical therapy from Franklin Pierce University in 2010. She is board certified in pediatrics through the American Physical Therapy Association and certified in the neurodevelopmental treatment approach. She has devoted her career to pediatrics, working in hospitals, schools and private settings.