Meet Our Specialists

Andover Medical Center

Leslie, PT

LeslieLeslie is a 1982 graduate from University of Connecticut. She worked most recently for Northeast Rehabilitation for over 20 years in North Andover, MA. Leslie focuses on treatment for temporomandibular joint dysfunction dysfunction, spinal dysfunction, and general orthopedics. She has a passion for mobilization, taping, muscle energy and exercise to achieve patient goals.

 


Laura, PT, DPT

LauraLaura received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. She is also a certified athletic trainer and has worked with a variety of athletes at the high school and collegiate levels. Laura treats a wide range of specialty areas including orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, spinal conditions, vestibular, post-concussion, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Laura believes in creating individualized treatment plans that combine manual therapy and therapeutic exercise to help patients achieve their rehabilitation goals.



Casey, MS, OTR/L, OHT

CaseyCasey has been working as a hand therapist since 2011 after graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a MS in Occupational Therapy. She continued her education at Drexel University and earned designtion as a certified hand therapist in 2016.


 


Jamie, PT, DPT

JamieJamie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Hartford, where she also received her Bachelors in Health Science with a double minor in psychology and biology. Jamie treats a variety of patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions, and is also certified in dry needling and aquatic therapy. She believes in treating patients with manual techniques, therapeutic exercise, and neuromuscular reeducation to help patients achieve their goals.



Kayla, MS, OTR/L

KaylaKayla received her Master’s in occupational therapy at Regis College prior to receiving her bachelor’s in Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies from the University of New England. Kayla treats a variety of patients with hand and upper extremity related injuries. She enjoys working with her patients in a holistic approach in order to help them reach their functional goals. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dogs and spending time with family and friends.



Andover/North Andover YMCA

Liz, PT, DPT

Liz

Liz is Lawrence General's clinic manager for the Andover/North Andover YMCA and Andover Medical Center locations. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Hartford, where she also graduated with a BS in Health Sciences and a minor in psychology. Liz has a passion for orthopedic injury, sports medicine, pediatrics, and vestibular rehabilitation. She believes in an individualized treatment approach, which includes manual therapy and therapeutic exercise to help patients achieve their goals.



Katy, PT, DPT

KatyKaty graduated from Franklin Pierce University in 2014 where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She earned a BA in psycho biology at Wheaton College. Katy has a passion for orthopedic injury, sports medicine, and vestibular rehabilitation. Katy implements a variety of manual techniques in her treatment and incorporates patient goals into a well-rounded, individualized treatment plan. Katy is certified in dry needling and spinal mobilization/manipulation. She has training in taping techniques, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, and the McKenzie Technique for the lumbar spine.
 

Rebecca, PTA, BS

RebeccaBecky has been a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) at Lawrence General since October 2015. She received her Associates Degree as a PTA in January 2015 from the Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Becky also holds a BS in Movement Science from Westfield State University. She enjoys treating various orthopedic conditions, and is an aquatic therapist in our pool program four days per week.



Zack, PT, DPT

ZackZack graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UMass Lowell in 2019. He also earned his BS in Exercise Physiology from UMass Lowell in 2016. Zack believes in an individualized approach to therapy that stresses improving each patient's specific function and quality of life. He enjoys the collaborative aspect of physical therapy and enjoys working together with his patients in order to achieve a common goal. In his spare time, Zack is an active NBA fan, and enjoys movies and music!



Marston Medical Center

Suzanne, PT

Suzanne

Suzanne is Lawrence General's Clinic Manager for its Marston Medical Center location. Suzanne graduated from Duke University with a Masters in Physical Therapy and has been practicing for over 15 years. Suzanne has taken numerous manual therapy-based courses and women’s health courses. In conjunction with Renee Morin, PT, Suzanne has developed a women's health program focusing on evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain and incontinence.



Leah, PT, DPT

LeahLeah graduated from the University of Hartford with a BS in Physical Therapy in 2011, and a DPT 2014. Her love for sports and fascination of the human body led to her career as a physical therapist. She typically sees patients with orthopedic injuries, risks for falls and elderly population.
 



Erin, PT, DPT

ErinErin graduated from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2012 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Her medical interests are in vestibular, orthopedics and neurological rehabilitation. Erin has assisted in developing the outpatient vestibular rehab program and is involved in the concussion rehabilitation program offered at all Lawrence General outpatient clinics. In addition to her physical therapy degree, Erin holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Education from Worcester State College.
 


Celia, PT

CeliaCelia is a graduate of Boston University and has over 33 years of experience as a physical therapist. She has a wide knowledge base and uses this knowledge daily to problem solve and promote increased function with her patients.


 



Patricia (Patty), PT

Patty is a graduate of Northeastern University and has over 29 years of experience as a physical therapist. She has a very broad knowledge base, primarily in the specialty of orthopedics.


Erica, PT, DPT

EricaErica received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons University in 2018. Prior to completing her doctoral degree, Erica graduated with her Bachelors in 2015 from Simmons University with a double major in Exercise Science and Nutrition. In addition to practicing at Lawrence General, Erica is also enrolled in a yearlong Residency Program at the Institute of Manual Therapy in Woburn, MA. Erica’s interests are orthopedics, manual therapy, and strength and conditioning.

 

Casey, MSOT, OTR/L

CaseyCasey has been employed at Lawrence General Hospital for 5 years as an Occupational Therapist. She obtained her BS in Biology from the University of Maine and her MS in Occupational Therapy at the University of New England. Upon graduation, she helped develop Lawrence General's Outpatient Occupational Therapy program and has recently been promoted to Rehab Supervisor. Casey works with injuries involving the upper extremity and especially enjoys working with elbow injuries. She has completed the Graston M1 course and is hoping to become a Graston Technique Specialist.
 

Ellen, OTR, CHT

EllenEllen earned her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University. Ellen is a Certified Hand Therapist and enjoys working with a variety of orthopedic and post surgical conditions of the hand and arm. In addition to her orthopedic caseload, Ellen also enjoys helping people recover and cope with neurologic conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, post concussion syndrome, and Parkinson's disease. Special interests include tone management, motor facilitation and recovery, as well as the treatment of visual, perceptual, and oculomotor issues often associated with neurological injuries. Ellen is a proficient splint and orthotic fabricator. She has taken numerous post graduate courses in Orthopedic and Neurological Rehabilitation and enjoys staying current with new treatments as they become available.

Michael, OTR/L, MS

MichaelMichael studied at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He then went on to study at Springfield College to pursue a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy which he completed in 2017. He orients his care to be holistic and patient centered by targeting his interventions around each patient’s individual goals.




Natalie, PT, DPT

NatalieNathalie grew up in Amherst, MA and is a graduate from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. She has also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from UMass-Amherst, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She has clinical experience primarily in outpatient settings and has treated patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions, ranging from total joint replacements to Parkinson’s Disease, vestibular disorders, and post-concussion syndrome.

Nathalie’s experiences as a former collegiate swimmer and personal trainer have given her a strong foundation in sports medicine and inspired her to help individuals get back to the activities they love. She enjoys salsa dancing, swimming, being by the ocean, and traveling. Nathalie is a first-generation American from a French and Colombian family. She is fluent in both French and Spanish and enjoys using her language skills to connect with individuals from various cultures.