Overlake Medical Clinics Outpatient Rehabilitation Services is located at 1417 116th Avenue NE, Suite 110 - conveniently located across the street from Overlake Medical Center's hospital campus.
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.
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
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
Free parking will be available in a level surface parking lot directly in front of the clinic.