Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapists

Our outpatient rehabilitation therapists provide a personalized care plan and the latest techniques to help you relieve pain, build strength, regain mobility and return to the life you love. They are passionate about a range of special interests—from running to ballroom dance—providing specialized expertise to fit your lifestyle and unique needs. 

To schedule an appointment with one of our outpatient physical therapists, please call 773-878-6888.


Richard_Edited for Web Richard Cunningham, PT
Director

Education: B.S. in Physical Therapy
Year Graduated: 1988
Languages Spoken: English
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Orthopedic practice, practice management and sport injuries
Personal Interests: Rugby and the outdoors

Nora Sullivan PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPTNora Sullivan PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT 
Manager, Outpatient Rehabilitation Department

Board Certification: Orthopedic Certified Specialist; Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists 
Education: Master’s in Physical Therapy at Northwestern University; Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago 
Year Graduated: 1998 and 2013
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Professional Membership: American Physical Therapy Association and American Association of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Manual therapy of spine and extremities, running and gait analysis and sports rehab 
Personal Interests: Running, kayaking and swimming  

Melissa AmmiretiMelissa Ammirati, PT, DPT, OCS
Orthopedic Clinical Coordinator

Education: Undergraduate at University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana; University of Illinois at Chicago
Year Graduated: 2003 and 2006
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Gait analysis, lower extremity injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation
Personal Interests: Traveling, cooking, running and spending time with my family

Heather BakerHeather Baker, PT, DPT, COMT
Pelvic Pain and Incontinence Coordinator

Board Certification: Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Education: B.A. in Biology at Colgate University; D.P.T. at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2004 and 2008
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: APTA and CPFRC (Chicagoland Pelvic Floor Research Consortium) 
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Pregnancy, pelvic floor dysfunction, incontinence, orthopedics, sports medicine and swimming analysis 
Personal Interests: Triathlon, traveling and cooking 

Bernier, JennyJenny Bernieri, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: BS in Rehabilitation Science and Certificate in Pathokinesiology at the University of Pittsburgh; DPT at the University of Miami in FL; Certificate in Vestibular Competency, 2017, Emory University
Year Graduated: 2011, 2014
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Neurology Section Vestibular Special Interest Group
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Vestibular rehabilitation (dizziness including BPPV, balance, concussion), headaches, migraines, coordination
Personal Interests: Volleyball, snowboarding, fitness kickboxing, board games

Cathy MarkulCathy Capic-Markul, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Board Certification: NBCOT, Occupational Therapy
Education: B.S. in Occupational Therapy 
Year Graduated: 1997
Languages Spoken: English, Serbo-Croatian, Bosnian
Professional Memberships:  American Occupational Therapy Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Neurorehabiltation, upper extremity motor recovery, SAEBO arm training program and cognitive rehabilitation
Personal Interests: Hiking, running and traveling 

Carlson, BryanBryan Carlson, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Occupational Hand and Upper Extremity Therapist

Board Certification: Occupational Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Education: Master's in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis
Year Graduated: 2000
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: Hand Therapy Certification Commission, American Society of Hand Therapists, Illinois Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee, Elmhurt College's Graduate Program in Occupational Therapy  
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Therapeutic interventions for post-traumatic and degenerative conditions, preventive interventions for cumulative trauma conditions and fabrication of custom orthoses including functional rigidity casting
Personal Interests: Running, cycling and spending time with family

Clair CobbClaire Jeanette Cobb, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.A. in Dance and Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University; D.P.T. at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2014
Clinical Interest: Performing arts, dancing and neurology
Personal Interests: Dance, yoga and travel

Alison Gilmore
Alison Gilmore, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Board Certification: Orthopedic Certified Specialist
Education: B.A. in French at Carleton College; D.P.T. at Washington University
Year Graduated: 2009
Languages Spoken: English, Conversational French
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: General orthopedics, balance training and injury prevention in young athletes
Personal Interests: Hiking, exercise and spending time with my dog

Michelle Goldstein
Michelle Goldstein (Price), PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.S. in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2009; D.P.T. at the University of Miami, 2012
Years Graduated: 2009 and 2012
Languages Spoken: English
Key Areas of Clinical Interest: Orthopedics and sports medicine
Personal Interest: Family, food, fitness and fun

Caitlyn KilcullenCaitlin Kilcullen Griffith, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.S. in Animal Sciences at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2012
Language Spoken: English
Key Areas of Clinical Interest: Orthopedics and sports medicine
Personal Interests: Family, running, traveling, food and being outdoors

Michael Kane, PTAMichael Kane, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Education: B.S. in Exercise Science and Sport at North Park University Chicago; A.A.S. at Southern Illinois University-Cabondale
Years Graduated: 2014; 2017
Languages Spoken: English, Greek
Key Areas of Clinical Interest: Orthopedics, post-surgical rehabilitation, sports medicine and injury prevention, overhead throwing
Personal Interests: Strength training, sports, baseball, cooking, summertime festivals

Lee, Phil 250x250Phil Lee, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Duke University
Year Graduated: 2009
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Illinois Physical Therapy Association, voting member 
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Chronic pain, neurobiology of pain
Personal Interests: Family, gardening, saving the earth


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Amanda Martens, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Education: B.S. in Communication (Dance) at Northwestern University and A.A.S. in Physical Therapist Assistant at Oakton Community College
Year Graduated: 2001 and 2017
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Aquatic Section
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, aquatic therapy, pediatrics, injury prevention
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family, knitting, traveling, circus and performing arts


Miller, Jaclyn

Jaclyn Miller, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.A. in French, Sociology/Anthropology, and Women’s Studies at St. Olaf College; DPT at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2009 and 2019
Languages Spoken: English, Conversational French
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, geriatrics, balance and falls prevention
Personal Interests: Yoga, choir, food, spending time with my bearded dragon


Taryn MontoyaTaryn Montoya, MSPT, C/NDT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.S. in Kinesiology at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S. in Physical Therapy at Washington University, St. Louis
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish (semi-fluent)
Professional Memberships: American Stroke Association; Neuro-Development Treatment Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Stroke, brain injury, cervical myelopathy, spasticity, gait and other orthopedic conditions
Personal Interests: Travel, family and photography

Lisa PeriolatLisa Periolat, PT, NCS
Program Coordinator, Neurological Rehabilitation

Board Certification: Neurological Clinical Specialist
Education: Washington University
Year Graduated: 1997
Languages Spoken: English
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Neurology (CVA, MS, Parkinson's), balance and fall prevention and wellness
Personal Interests: Reading, playing with my daughter and exploring Chicago neighborhoods and restaurants

Reyes, MeganMegan Reyes PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.S. Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Doctorate of Physical Therapy at New York Institute of Technology
Year Graduated: 2013 and 2016
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Orthopedics and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Personal Interests: Running, traveling, and finding new restaurants to try

Marja RowberryMarja Rowberry, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Board and Professional Certification: Illinois Licensed Speech Language Pathologist; Certification of Clinical Competence, LSVT LOUD, VitalStim Therapy; CPR and AED Certified
Education: B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at University of Utah; M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2006
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Cognitive-communication rehabilitation, dysphagia, voice, aphasia and motor speech disorders
Personal Interests: Music, dancing, word puzzles and family

Mark Wilderboer

Mark Wildeboer, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Board Certification: Orthopedic Certified Specialist
Education: B.A. in Psychology from Calvin College; D.P.T. from Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2006
Languages Spoke: English
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section
Key Areas of Clinical Interest:  Orthopedics
Personal Interests: Fixing broken things, eating and spending time with my family

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To schedule an outpatient rehabilitation appointment, call 773-878-6888.
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