Heather Slonaker

PT, DPT, ATP, CKTP, VRT / Physical Therapist - Spine / Total Joint Therapy & Clinical Excellence Coordinator

Heather has experience working with patients of all ages with complex musculoskeletal and neurologic diagnoses. As a high school and collegiate athlete, she experienced rehabilitative medicine first-hand through multiple injuries and surgeries. After attending Shorter University, where she played basketball, Heather received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She has a true passion for helping patients recover and develop a better quality of life and strives to create a caring and fun environment. Heather loves to spend her spare time outdoors, traveling, exercising and being with her family and friends.


BS in Biology – Shorter University


Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of South Florida

Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association

Specialized Training

Vestibular, concussion and balance rehabilitation.  Assistive technology including orthotics, prosthetics and wheelchair seating and positioning.

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

1765 Old West Broad St. Bldg. 2, Ste. 200,
Athens, Georgia 30606

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