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

Senior Director, Musculoskeletal Service Line


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 

Director, Outpatient Rehabilitation


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  

Clair CobbClaire Cobb Rodriguez, PT, DPT, OCS
Supervisor, Outpatient Rehabilitation

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

Aziz_ Murtaaza_1x1Murtaza Aziz PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist 

Board Certification: Orthopedic Certified Specialist
Education
: B.S. in Kinesiology at University of Texas at Austin; D.P.T. at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Year Graduated: 2018
Languages Spoken: English, Conversational Urdu, Basic Spanish
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Illinois Physical Therapy 
Clinical Interest: Orthopedics, sports medicine, vestibular, and blood flow restriction
Personal Interests: Biking, cooking/baking, exercising and traveling

Heather BakerHeather Baker, PT, DPT, COMT

Program Coordinator, Pelvic Floor Therapy


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 

Blank-Headshot Jeremy Barnick, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant 

Education:Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Northern Illinois University
Associates in Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Harper College
Year Graduated: 2017 and 2020
Languages Spoken: English
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: General Orthopedics, Surgical post-op, Sports medicine  
Personal Interests: Camping, cooking, running, hiking, anything Marvel related and discovering new coffee shops.

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, MBA

Program Coordinator, Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy


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

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, PT, DPT, COMT
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

Blank-HeadshotNatasha Irani, OTD, OTR/L
Physical Therapist

Education: B.A. in Business Psychology at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; Doctor of Occupational Therapy at Rush University
Years Graduated: 2014 and 2021
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Memberships: American Society of Hand Therapists
Key Areas of Clinical Interest: Applications of 3D-printing technology in upper extremity rehabilitation, intersection of chronic conditions & mental health, orthopedics, music therapy and personalizing patient care
Personal Interest: Playing piano, dancing, technology, and animals

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


 Jeffrey Martini_Jeffrey Martini, PT, DPT, OCS, RYT

Physical Therapy

Board Certification: Orthopedic Certified Specialist
Education: B.A. in Biology at Northwestern University; D.P.T. at Northwestern University
Year Graduated: 2013
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: General orthopedics, back pain, chronic pain
Personal Interests: Volleyball, gardening, yoga


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

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

Blank-HeadshotFernando Flores Sandoval, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education: B.S. in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, D.P.T at Midwestern University
Year Graduated: 2015, 2019
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Professional Memberships: American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Key Areas of Clinical Interests: Sports related injuries, low back pain
Personal Interests: Weight lifting, soccer, Dungeons and Dragons

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