Occupational Therapists

Our team of therapists primarily work in the inpatient or outpatient settings, and they are highly trained to provide care to a wide variety of children of all ages.

Sophia Magaña, OTD, OTR/L

Sophia Magaña, OTD, OTR/L

Rehabilitation Services Manager
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders, sensory-motor therapy

Sandra Rizzuto, OTD, OTR/L

Sandra Rizzuto, OTD, OTR/L

Rehabilitation Services Manager
AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Cardiology, feeding and swallowing disorders, neonatal therapy

Allison Freccero, OTD, OTR/L

Allison Freccero, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Manager
AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Neonatal Therapist
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Areas of expertise:Cardiology, feeding and swallowing disorders, neonatal therapy

Blakney Adkins, MS, OTR/L

Blakney Adkins, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation, developmental therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders

Ginny Alberts, MS, OTR/L

Ginny Alberts, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Lactation Counselor

Areas of expertise:Feeding and swallowing disorders, pelvic floor dysfunction, pediatric trauma

Kelly Andrasik McLeod, OTD, OTR/L

Kelly Andrasik McLeod, OTD, OTR/L

AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant
Certified Neonatal Therapist
Certified Infant Massage Instructor
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Areas of expertise:Neonatal therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders, developmental therapy

Michelle Briggs, OTR/L

Michelle Briggs, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Areas of expertise:Neonatal therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders, sensory-motor therapy

Jennifer Chan, OTR/L

Jennifer Chan, OTR/L

Certified Hand Therapist
CBOT Advanced Certification in Hand Therapy
CBOT Advanced Certification in Physical Agent Modalities
Saebo Certified
Bio Concepts Compression Garment Certified

Areas of expertise:Congenital hand disorders, epidermolysis bullosa, neurological rehabilitation

Sunny Chang, MS, OTR/L

Sunny Chang, MS, OTR/L

Certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, neurological rehabilitation, sensory-motor therapy

Jennifer Chen, PhD, OTR/L

Jennifer Chen, PhD, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation

Michelle Chen, MOT, OTR/L

Michelle Chen, MOT, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Lactation Counselor
Certified Neonatal Therapist

Areas of expertise:Feeding and swallowing disorders, neonatal therapy, developmental therapy

Sarah Coon, OTR/L

Sarah Coon, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, sensory-motor therapy, feeding disorders

Sara Deyal, OTR/L

Sara Deyal, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, sensory-motor therapy

Brian Estipona, OTD, OTR/L

Brian Estipona, OTD, OTR/L

Lauren Hanna, OTD, OTR/L, NTMTC, CPST

Lauren Hanna, OTD, OTR/L, NTMTC, CPST

Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician 

Areas of expertise:Neonatal therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders, special needs transportation

Christine Hegedus, MS, OTR/L

Christine Hegedus, MS, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Sensory-motor therapy, feeding and swallowing disorders, autism

Eunice Hwang, OTR/L

Eunice Hwang, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification Physical Agent Modalities

Areas of expertise:Pediatric acute care

Eiri Inenaga, MS, OT/L

Eiri Inenaga, MS, OT/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Hand Therapy
Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction-Biofeedback Certification

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation, pelvic floor dysfunction, biofeedback

Himani Kukreja, OTD, OTR/L

Himani Kukreja, OTD, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, autism, and sensory-motor therapy

Mindy Lee, MA, OTR/L

Mindy Lee, MA, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation, feeding and swallowing disorders, pediatric trauma

Melissa Lohr, MOT, OTR/L

Melissa Lohr, MOT, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation

Kelli Maida, MA, OTR/L

Kelli Maida, MA, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Neonatal Therapist
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Areas of expertise:Feeding and swallowing disorders, cardiology, neonatal therapy

Brittany Martellaro, MSOT, OTR/L

Brittany Martellaro, MSOT, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Pediatric trauma, neuromuscular disorders, neurological rehabilitation

Shannen Mendelsohn, OTD, OTR/L

Shannen Mendelsohn, OTD, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Cardiac rehabilitation

Michael Munchua

Michael Munchua

Stephanie Nereppil, MS, OTR/L

Stephanie Nereppil, MS, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Sensory-motor therapy, pediatric rehabilitation, developmental therapy

Wendy Nicklaus, MS, OTR/L

Wendy Nicklaus, MS, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Pediatric rehabilitation, acute care, assistive technology

Sarah Niswonger, MS, OTR/L

Sarah Niswonger, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Feeding and swallowing disorders, pelvic floor dysfunction, pain disorders

Jeanne Niu, MOT, OTR/L

Jeanne Niu, MOT, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Pediatric rehabilitation, acute care, neurological rehabilitation

Pearl Norimoto, MS, OTR/L

Pearl Norimoto, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Certification in Hand Therapy
CBOT Advanced Certification in Physical Agent Modalities

Areas of expertise:Hand therapy

Kristi O'Connor, MS, OTR/L

Kristi O'Connor, MS, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Pediatric acute care

Andrea Ramirez, OTR/L

Andrea Ramirez, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Pediatric rehabilitation, acute care

Jen Rivera, OTD, OTR/L

Jen Rivera, OTD, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Lactation Counselor
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Areas of expertise:Feeding and swallowing disorders, cardiology, neonatal therapy, pediatric trauma

Anne Sinha, MOT, OTR/L

Anne Sinha, MOT, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Child and adolescent eating disorders, biofeedback, pelvic floor dysfunction

Marisa Suarez, MS, OTR/L

Marisa Suarez, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention
Certified Lactation Education Counselor

Areas of expertise:Child and adolescent eating disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, chronic pain, pediatric acute care

Jamie Toto, MSOT, OTR/L

Jamie Toto, MSOT, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Developmental therapy, neuromuscular disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders

Jenny Wagner, OTD, OTR/L

Jenny Wagner, OTD, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification in Physical Agent Modalities

Areas of expertise:Pain disorders, transgender youth, developmental therapy

Kathleen Webb, MS, OTR/L

Kathleen Webb, MS, OTR/L

CBOT Advanced Practice Certification Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention

Areas of expertise:Neurological rehabilitation, feeding and swallowing disorders, pediatric trauma

Michelle Wells, MOT, OTR/L

Michelle Wells, MOT, OTR/L

Areas of expertise:Sensory-motor therapy, developmental therapy, feeding disorders