Staff

Cindy Greenfield PT, CEAS, NRCME, COHC

Physical Therapist & Principal

Cindy Greenfield, PT, CEAS, NRCME, COHC is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Physical Therapy. She has more than 29 years of experience as a physical therapist specializing in orthopedics, industrial medicine, and women’s health. She is the CEO and owner of Midland Physical Therapy and was Vice President of Permian Basin Therapy Services, PC for 26 years. She has been the co-owner of the longest-standing contract home health PT agency in the Midland-Odessa area and serves on the advisory board for Odessa College’s PTA program. Cindy is certified in ergonomics and is also certified to perform physicals for commercial drivers. She has created a private practice that is the “One Stop Shop” for pre-employment services in Midland.

Pieter De Smidt PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Pieter L. de Smidt, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, MTC is a Physical Therapist with 34 years of clinical experience in orthopedic manual physical therapy. He specializes in the treatment of the spine, and sports-related injuries of the hip, knee, and shoulder utilizing an evidence-based approach. Dr. de Smidt received his Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine, and he also holds certifications in the McKenzie MDT method and Sports-Physical Therapy. He uses dry needling, cupping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization in combination with joint mobilization and exercise therapy to help his patients back to the activities they love to do.

Taylor Piacente PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Taylor Piacente, PT, DPT, NRCME is a graduate of Clarkson University Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program in Potsdam, NY. She graduated in 2018 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Taylor was born in Rochester in upstate NY and attended high school at Honeoye Central in Honeoye NY; a small town located outside of Rochester in the Finger Lakes Region of NY. Taylor spent the first couple of months of her career doing travel physical therapy in North Carolina in both acute care and outpatient settings before moving to Texas. Taylor previously lived in Abilene Texas working in acute care prior to moving to Midland. Taylor enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend and traveling whenever she can to different parts of the country. Taylor's passion lies in creating a better quality of life for her patients and educating them in the process of returning to their own passions in life so they can maintain the quality of life they have gained through physical therapy.

Valerie Bryand

Vice President of Pre-Employment Testing

Valerie was born and raised in Pecos, Tx. She moved to Midland in 2012. She has worked in almost every department here at MPT, from the front office to the back office and behind the scenes. Valerie understands all facets of the business and was ultimately promoted to her current position as the Vice President of the Pre-Employment Testing Division. She works hard to ensure that all staff is efficient in their department and our client companies are satisfied with all the services provided. When she is not working, Valerie loves time spent with her family.

Cristy Cates, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Cristy Cates, PTA, IASTM-1 Obtained an associate's degree in Applied Science from the Odessa College Physical Therapist Assistance Program in 1994 and has practiced locally as a licensed PTA for over 24 years. She has a wide variety of experience including acute care, wound care, home health, and outpatient physical therapy. She is certified in level 1 Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and has taken courses in Kinesiotaping. Cristy grew up in Odessa, Texas, and has lived in Midland for 15 years. She loves the people of the Permian Basin and has a heart for helping people feel and function better. In Cristy's words, "Physical therapy is my passion. It is truly what I was born to do. When I am able to help someone feel better I have a sense of fulfillment and am blessed beyond words".

Lauren "Saige" Subia, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Saige was born and raised in Midland, Texas. She graduated with her bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Texas Tech University in 2016. Saige was accepted into the physical therapy assistant program at Odessa College and graduated in May 2020. Saige is a board-certified licensed PTA and personal trainer through the NSCA. Saige is planning on obtaining more certifications to help with progressing her patients in and outside of the clinic.

Nicole Greenfield, VPA

Vice President of Administration

Nicole is the Vice President of Public Relations. A graduate of Lee High School, here in Midland. She attended Texas A&M University and obtained a Bachelors's in Communication in 2017. Nicole loves to cook and go to the movies. She also has a fur baby named, Charlie.

Daryl Greenfield CRT, RCP, COHC

Daryl Greenfield CRT, RCP, COHC was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. A graduate of Permian High School and Odessa College, he worked at Medical Center Hospital for 28 years as a critical care respiratory therapist. Daryl enjoys sports, movies, going to the lake, and working out at the gym.