Bob Dykes PT, CSCS, TPI-C

Bob grew up in Middle Georgia, and  made Lake Oconee home 10 years ago and is excited about being part of the local community with Athens Orthopedic Clinic Therapy.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Physical Therapy program at Medical College of Georgia, class of 92′.

Bob joins AOC with […]

Maggie Barhite, MOT, OTR/L

Maggie joined the Athens Orthopedic Clinic therapy team in March 2019 as an Occupational Therapist. She attended Georgia College and then went to Tennessee State University, where she received a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Her goal is to provide personable and exceptional care to all of her patients in […]

Clay Carroll, PT, DPT

Clay joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist on the SPARC (Sports Performance And Rehabilitation Center) team. As a graduate from Augusta University Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Clay has experience working with many patients recovering from a variety of musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. It is his belief […]

Dennis Martucci, PT, ATC, Cert. D.N.

Dennis joined the AOC team in 2018. He brings extensive experience in orthopedic and other areas of physical therapy. He has earned certifications as an – Orthopedic Certified Specialist, Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and in Trigger Point Dry Needling. Dennis finds that helping patients identify goals and aiding […]

Katey Larson

Katey joins the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Spine & Total Joint team after working 5 years in Chicago, IL. During that time, she developed her physical therapy skills working with a variety of patient populations from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Katey attended DePauw University in Indiana where she played on the volleyball team […]

Kayla Emmett, PT, DPT

Kayla joined Athens Orthopedic Clinic in October of 2018 as a Physical Therapist for the Spine/Total Joint and SPARC therapy teams. Prior to joining AOC, Kayla worked in Greensboro, GA where she treated a variety of Orthopedic and Neurological conditions from Stroke patients to Total Joint surgery patients. Kayla received her Bachelors […]

Micah Sales, PT, DPT, CSCS

Micah joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the SPARC therapy team after graduating from the University of Missouri Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Originally from Danielsville, GA, Micah looks forward to working close to home and to being near his beloved Georgia Bulldogs! He received his Bachelor […]

Scott Kramer, PT, DPT

Scott joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the Loganville therapy team. He is a recent graduate from Brenau University where he received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. His goal is to provide a positive experience for every patient and assist them in returning to the things they […]

Nick Caropino, PT, DPT, TPI-C

Nick joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the Spine and SPARC rehabilitation teams. Having completed his therapy training at The University of St. Augustine with an emphasis in orthopedics and manual therapy, Nick is excited to incorporate his clinical knowledge in providing care for patients of all […]

Maria Carrelli, PT, DPT

Maria has a special interest in endurance athletes of all types–rehabilitation, injury prevention, functional mobility, and bike fitting. She actively participates in competitive cycling, both mountain and road, for United Healthcare p/b 706 Project–the same team for which she is the physical therapist liaison. Her love of cycling has carried […]

John DeGenaro, PTA

John has been caring for patients with a variety of orthopedic and sports medicine injuries and conditions as a PTA since he was first licensed by the State of Georgia in 1993. He has worked with patients ranging from 10 to 90 years of age and is a great motivator […]

Will Gillespie, PT, ATC, CSCS

Will was born and raised in Athens, GA and has been employed at Athens Orthopedic Clinic since graduating physical therapy school in 2002. He enjoys working with patients of all ages with orthopedic and sports related injuries. Will finds helping others rewarding and enjoys his job the most when he […]

Peter Heusner, PTA

Peter Heusner has been a member of the AOC Spine Rehab team since 2012 after graduating from Athens Technical College. Peter takes a hands on approach, utilizing manual therapies to help restore function and proper movement patters. He then reinforces those movement patterns with functional exercises to ensure a happy […]

Deanna Long, PT, MPT

Deanna Long, PT, MPT graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2004 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She joined the AOC team in 2014. Deanna has spent over half her career specializing in spine therapy. She enjoys using her skills to care for patients with both acute […]

Jennifer Morlock, MS, PT

Jennifer moved from Kingsport, Tennessee to complete her undergraduate work at the University of Georgia receiving a BS in psychology and a Dance minor. She moved back to Tennessee to receive her masters in physical therapy at East Tennessee State University. She began her practice in 2001 with an emphasis […]

David Pate, MS, MSPT, CSCS

David is a graduate of Appalachian State University in 1992 with a MS in Exercise Physiology and North Georgia College and State University in 1995 with a MS in Physical Therapy. In addition to his extensive experience in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine, including ten years as a […]

Heather Slonaker, PT, DPT, ATP, CKTP, VRT

Heather has experience working with patients of all ages with complex musculoskeletal diagnoses. As a high school and collegiate athlete, she experienced rehabilitative medicine first-hand through multiple injuries and surgeries.  Heather came to Athens, GA after working in Tampa, FL with high school, collegiate, and professional sports teams around the […]

Ansley Stewart PT, DPT

Ansley joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the Spine and Total Joint rehabilitation team. She completed her training at The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with an emphasis in Spinal and Extremity orthopedics. With a prior career as a personal trainer, Ansley has a passion […]

Darrell Stumler, PT, DPT, MS, Cert. MDT, CSMS

Darrell has been practicing Physical Therapy in Athens since 2005. He has 18 years of experience in Outpatient Orthopedics and Acute Care in private practice and hospital based settings. He completed his MSPT in 2000 from UNG and more recently finished up his Musculoskeletal Management DPT through EIM in 2016. […]

Colin Sutton, PT, MPT

Colin joined the Athens Orthopedic Clinic team in November 2015. He has worked exclusively in outpatient orthopedics and sports therapy since graduating from the Medical College of Georgia in 2004. He spent the last 8 years of his career at Gwinnett Medical Center where he was part of a veteran […]

Matt Westcott, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC

Matt joined the AOC team in 2014.  He is a residency trained, board certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and a certified athletic trainer. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions of the spine and extremities. Matt believes strongly that the best results in […]

Michael Mansfield, PT, DPT, TPI-C, Cert DN

Michael joined AOC in 2014. Michael has a wide range of background experience from orthopedics and sports medicine, to geriatrics and neurological patients. His passion for connecting with people and helping them reach their goals is what led him to the field of physical therapy. He believes in truly doing […]

Nancy Turpin, M.ED., PT

Having practiced in and around the Athens area since 1987, Nancy is excited to be a part of the AOC team. She completed her physical therapy training at Georgia State University and later earned a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Georgia and a certificate in Mechanical […]

Lloyd van Pamelen, PT, CSCS

Lloyd joins the AOC team in Loganville after eleven years as the physical therapist for the Atlanta Braves. He brings extensive experience working with baseball players of all ages, from youth through professional, and has been fortunate to work with players who are now in the Baseball Hall of Fame. […]

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