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Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

 
As of November 18, 2013, the Outpatient Center located at 1120 112th Avenue NE, Suite 150 will be closed and services will be relocated.

 

We are excited to announce Overlake's Outpatient Rehabilitation Services moves to 1417 116th Avenue NE, Suite 110 - conveniently located across the street from Overlake Medical Center's hospital campus.

Previously hospital-based services, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy will now be included under the Overlake Medical Clinics brand. The clinic will now be called Overlake Medical Clinics Outpatient Rehabilitation Services.

On-site patient service representatives will coordinate patients’ care--completing all registration, scheduling and pre-authorization needs for your patients. Patients will have direct access to clinic administration and therapy staff with one phone number, 425-688-5900. Our clinic will continue to provide a multi-disciplinary destination center, committed to supporting your wellness and healthy independent living.

Providers

Occupational Therapists

Julie Heath, OTR/L

Education: Bachelor of Science Occupational Therapy, University of Mary

Specialties: Occupational Therapy

Clinical Interests: Neurorehabilitation and stroke recovery

Board Certification: NBCOT

Practice Philosophy: Treating the whole person and not just the disability

Professional Memberships: AOTA

Hobbies: Spending time with husband and pets

Marilyn Morrow, OTR/L

Education: MS in Occupational Therapy

Clinical Interests: Adult physical disabilities, Rehabilitation

Professional Memberships: NBCOT

Hobbies: Sailing, hiking, photography, travel

Physical Therapists 

Beth Charvet, PT, MPT

Education: Master of Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound; Bachelor of Education, Gonzaga University

Specialties: Vestibular, Balance, Fall Prevention

Clinical Interests: Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Neuro

Hobbies: Biking, hiking, skiing, gardening

Debra Fixman, PT, CEEAA

Education: Bachelor of Science Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound; Bachelor of Science Psychology, Seattle University

Specialties/Clinical Interests: Neurological Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Fall Prevention

Certifications: NDT certification for Adult Hemiplegia; CEEAA - Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults

Professional Membership: CEEAA

Kathy Golic, PT

Education: Physical Therapist, Graduate medical College of Georgia

Specialties: Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Gait Instability/Fall Prevention

Clinical Interests: Treating women and men with Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, voiding dysfunction, pelvic pain and other symptoms; Treating patients with balance challenges/fall risk; Treating orthopedic extremity injuries, such as ankle and shoulder dysfunction; Public Speaking/Community Education on Topics of Pelvic Health and Balance-Reducing Fall risk

Practice Philosophy: I have been a Physical Therapist for 28 years and my philosophy is to provide each and every patient with excellence and personal attention. I believe in ongoing clinical education and continue to be excited to learn new techniques, read books, articles and blogs to challenge myself to do all that I can to help my patients achieve maximal functional outcome. I believe in a holistic approach addressing each patient’s multifaceted needs. I value a team approach with physicians and other health care providers.

Professional Memberships: International Pelvic Pain Society

Hobbies: Parenting teenagers, hiking, camping, biking, cross-country and Telemark skiing, traveling, social justice volunteering

Holly Harrison, PT, MSPT

Education: MSPT degree from Arcadia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Specialties: Vestibular Therapy, Pelvic Floor Therapy

Clinical Interests: Neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation

Practice Philosophy: Look at the whole body and function; and treat everyone as I would want my family member to be treated

Hobbies: Run, bike, ski, scuba dive, hike and camp

Magdalena Pertoldova, PT, MPT, CLT

Education: BSc., MSPT

Specialties: Oncology, Lymphedema, Orthopedics, Manual Therapy

Board Certification: CLT-LANA

Practice Philosophy: Respect patient's point of view and help to achieve his/her goals

Languages: English, Czech

Hobbies: Family, hiking, skiing, reading

Lisa Rehm, PT, MSPT

Education: Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Southern California; Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Santa Clara

Specialties: Vestibular rehabilitation, functional manual therapy, postural and movement re-education

Clinical Interests: Spinal/postural dysfunction, muscle imbalances, movement impairments, vestibular rehabilitation

Practice Philosophy: It is my passion to help each person I treat to achieve, or return to, optimal function.

Teaching/Professional Positions: Lead Physical Therapist, Overlake Outpatient Rehabilitation

Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association member since 1981

Honors/Awards: Member of Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honor Society)

Hobbies: Golfing, auto-cross, reading

Tove Sorensen, PT

Education: BSPT, University of Washington

Specialties: Lymphedema Management

Clinical Interests: Oncology

Practice Philosophy: Providing patients with knowledge and skills to be able to help themselves

Teaching/Professional Positions: Lead In-Patient PT; Clinical Instructor In-Patient PT

Professional Memberships: APTA

Languages: English, Danish

Hobbies: Soccer, golf, hiking, animal care

Sagira Vora, PT, MPT, WCS, PRPC

Education: Masters in Physical Therapy

Specialties: Pelvic floor therapy, Women's health, Spine

Clinical Interests: Female Sexual Dysfunction

Board Certification: Women's Health

Practice Philosophy: I take a wholistic approach to pelvic floor and orthopedic dysfunctions. I treat the source of the pain and not just the symptoms. Over the years of practicing, teaching, and learning 
pelvic floor therapy, I have developed my own unique approach to pelvic pain that is entrenched in the theories of motor control and tapping in to central nervous system. I treat with passion and intent, and my goal is to provide each patient comprehensive rehab of the pelvic floor and spine.

Teaching/Professional Positions: Adjunct Faculty: Herman&Wallace Inc, Pelvic rehabilitation Institute

Professional Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association; APTA Section on Women’s Health; National Vulvodynia Association

Honors/Awards: Texas physical therapy Association-Outstanding Service Award

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujrati, Urdu

Hobbies: Running, yoga, meditation, hiking and cooking

Speech-Language Pathologists

Jennifer Kurtz, MS CCC-SLP

Education: BS in Communication Disorders; MS in Speech-Language Pathology, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota

Specialties: Neuro Rehabilitation, Head and Neck Cancer

Board Certification: Certification from LSVT Loud (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment certified Vital Stim Practitioner)

Practice Philosophy: Jennifer Kurtz is a Speech Language Pathologist and stage IV oral cancer survivor practicing at Overlake Medical Center. Her experience has given her an unexpected, yet unique, perspective on the clinician’s role in the management of the Head & Neck Cancer population and has motivated her to advocate for aggressive, collaborative, multi-disciplinary care of all patients across a broad continuum.

Teaching or Professional Positions: Speaks professionally with medical and dental communities regarding the effects of surgical and chemo-radiation  interventions for head and neck cancers on speech and swallow – during active treatment as well as the long term effects.

Honors/Awards: Public Service Award from the Oral Cancer Foundation for Chairing Seattle's first Oral Cancer Awareness Walk 2012.

Hobbies: Yoga, running, rock climbing

Suganya Velauthem, MA, CCC-SLP

Education: MA Speech Language Pathology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Specialties: Fluency, Dysphagia and Voice

Clinical Interests: Fluency, Voice, Dysphagia, Adult Neurogenic Motor Speech Disorders and Cognitive Communications Disorders

Practice Philosophy: Provide quality service and strive for excellence

Professional Memberships: American Speech and Hearing Associations (ASHA)

Honors/Awards: ASHA Award for continuing education 2012; Co-authored and presented poster titled “ Large group therapy for people with chronic aphasia” at Michigan Speech and Hearing Association national conference, March 2004; Awarded Kalamazoo Chapter of American Business Club ( AMBUCS) scholarship for therapists, October 2003; Authored a research paper titled “Correspondence between vocal intensity and listeners estimation of perceived nasality in cleft palate speech”. Presentation of this paper at the Indian Speech and Hearing Association Conference, January 2003 won the best national paper award.

Languages: English, Tamil and limited Spanish

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling and exploring places and new restaurants with family

Location: (Map & Directions)

1417 116th Avenue NE, Suite 110, Bellevue, WA 98004

425-688-5900

Free parking will be available in a level surface parking lot directly in front of the clinic.

Directions

FROM 405-S VIA NE 12TH ST

Take exit 13B for NE 8th St W. Turn right onto 112th Ave NE. Take the 2nd right onto NE 12th St. Turn left onto 116th Avenue NE. Washington Park will be on your left. 

FROM 405-S VIA NE 8TH ST

Take exit 13B for NE 8th St E. Follow the loop around to NE 8th St. Turn left onto 116th Ave NE. Washington Park will be on your left just past the hospital campus.

FROM 405-N

Take exit 13A-13B for NE 4th Street toward NE 8th St. Take exit 13A on the left toward NE 4th St/116th NE. Turn right onto NE 4th St. Turn left onto 116th Ave NE. Washington Park will be on your left just past the hospital campus.

Parking

Free parking will be available in a level surface parking lot directly in front of the clinic.