Speech Therapists

Angela TaylorAngela Taylor, M.S., CCC-SLP

Education: Master of Science, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Clinical Interests: Aphasia, Parkinson’s Voice Project®, adult swallowing difficulties, head and neck cancer, pediatric feeding difficulties, childhood developmental delays

Angela has been practicing speech-language pathology for the past 26 years and has been employed with Texoma Medical Center since 2006. She treats a variety of ages ranging from birth to adults with disorders including feeding and swallowing difficulties, aphasia, autism, head and neck cancers, dysarthria and Parkinson’s. She provides voice, speech and language development and fluency therapy as well as assistance with AAC devices.


Cassie MontgomeryCassandra “Cassie” Montgomery, M.S., CCC-SLP

Education: The University of Texas at Dallas, 2010
Clinical Interests: Adult dysphagia, neurological rehab, voice, augmentative-alternative communication

Cassie is a speech-language pathologist treating clients after stroke, injury and illness with a wide array of needs including communication, speech, voice, cognition or swallowing. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Texas at Dallas, graduating Cum Laude. She is passionate about assisting her clients in obtaining individualized care and treatment so they may regain independence, confidence and quality of life. Cassie holds special certifications in McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP), AmpCare Effective Swallowing Protocol and MBSImP, and is a Parkinson’s Voice Project SPEAK OUT!® certified clinician.


Physical Therapists

Sherry NeumannSherry Neumann, PT, CLT

Education: Southwest Texas State University (Now Texas State University), 1993
Clinical Interests: Lymphedema, breast cancer, neuro, Parkinson’s

Sherry has been a part of the TMC family since 2003, initially working as a neuro rehab and pediatric therapist, as well as in the home health field. She currently works as a lymphedema therapist treating patients with swelling caused by cancer, blood vessel issues, trauma or birth defects. She received her certification in lymphedema therapy through the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy in 2019. She is also LSVT certified, helping people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders have an improved quality of life.


Rachel SalleeRachel Sallee, PT, DPT, OCS

Education: Bradley University, 2016
Clinical interests: Orthopedics

Rachel is a physical therapist who treats various musculoskeletal injuries. She treats a range of orthopedic patients with spine pain, joint replacements, injury related pain and chronic pain. Rachel graduated with her bachelor's degree from Bradley University and continued on to the doctoral program at the university until her graduation in 2016. Following graduation, Rachel enrolled in the orthopedic residency program at Bradley University. In this program she worked at a local hospital-based outpatient clinic receiving weekly mentoring from board-certified clinicians, and assisted in the orthopedic program at the university. Following the 13-month program, she was eligible for the board examination. Participation in the residency challenged her to continue to improve her manual skills and practice with evidence-based practice in mind, motivating her to continue to strive to give her patients the best care possible the rest of her career.


Denise WaltersDenise Walters, PT, DPT, NCS, CSRS 

Education: Texas Woman’s University, 2013
Clinical Interests: Neurologic physical therapy including stroke, degenerative diseases, balance/falls, brain injury, spinal cord injury

Denise is a neurologic physical therapist treating a wide variety of patients with neurological conditions including stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, spinal cord injury and frequent falls. She is a board-certified specialist in neurologic physical therapy (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, the highest neurologic designation in physical therapy and the only in Grayson County. In addition, Denise is a certified stroke rehabilitation specialist (CSRS).


Cory MickelsonCory Mickelson, PT, DPT

Education: Louisiana State University, 2014
Clinical Interests: Sports and orthopedic injuries and post-surgical rehab

Cory is an outpatient physical therapist treating sports and orthopedic injuries including post-surgical patients. He enjoys using his knowledge and training in selective functional movement assessment, functional movement systems, Y-balance test, and functional dry needling to see that his patients reach their full rehab potential. Cory continues to further his education and knowledge, learning new and evidence-based approaches and techniques to optimize his skills as a physical therapist. He also uses his background and knowledge as a personal trainer to develop treatment plans that will best suit his patients and their rehab goals. Cory graduated from Abilene Christian University with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science in 2002. He then took almost 10 years off from school doing various jobs including personal training, when his wife (who is a speech pathologist) spoke wisdom into him and convinced him to go back to school and become a physical therapist. He graduated in 2014 with his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University.


Jared BourneJared Bourne, PT, DPT

Education: University of Oklahoma, 2013
Clinical Interests: Orthopedic and spine conditions, manual therapy, post-surgical rehabilitation

Jared has been in outpatient physical therapy throughout his career. He has advanced training in manual therapy, manipulations and dry needling. He enjoys learning new techniques and treatment methods to better serve his patients. Jared likes spending time solving difficult diagnoses with patients to help them return to life without restrictions from pain. Jared has spent a majority of his career working directly with orthopedic surgeons giving him the opportunity to learn how different surgical approaches and techniques impact the rehab process.


Jerry Dollins IIJerry Dollins II, PT, MPT

Education: University of Oklahoma
Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, spinal dysfunction, functional capacity evaluations, jobsite analysis, work conditioning

Jerry is a physical therapist treating musculoskeletal injuries. He mainly sees the orthopedic population including spinal dysfunction, joint replacement and surgical patients. Jerry graduated with a bachelor's degree in biological health sciences from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and went on to get his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma.


Alyson LambertAlyson Lambert, PT, DPT

Education: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2012
Clinical Interests: Pelvic health therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation

Alyson is a pelvic health therapist who treats pelvic conditions that impact the lives of men and women across their lifespan. Since 2020, she has focused on reinstating this specialty service to Texoma Medical Center and Grayson County. Alyson has over a decade of clinical experience in a variety of settings including acute care, skilled rehab, outpatient and home health therapies. She is continuing to further her education to gain the highest certification available in pelvic health as a board-certified pelvic health specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.


Kyle TimmKyle Timm, PT, CSCS

Education: Texas Tech University, 2007
Clinical Interests: Sports physical therapy, general orthopedics

Kyle is an orthopedic physical therapist specializing in sports physical therapy. He is specialized in selective functional movement assessment (SFMA), a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Titleist performance instructor Level 1, and SportsMetrics instructor to further assist those with orthopedic issues or those returning to sport activities.


Tyler NicklesTyler Nickles, PT, DPT

Education: University of Texas Medical Branch, 2017
Clinical Interests: Vestibular physical therapy, orthopedic injuries, sports physical therapy

Tyler is an orthopedic physical therapist specializing in vestibular rehabilitation. He graduated in 2011 from Oklahoma City Community College earning his Physical Therapy Assistant degree and license. He wanted to further his education and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2017. Tyler earned his vestibular certification through the MedBridge program.


Bill HorningWilliam D. “Bill” Horning, PT, DPT

Education: Creighton University
Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, rotator cuff rehab

Bill is originally from Coos Bay, Oregon. He attended College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California, and Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, on a baseball scholarship as a pitcher and outfielder. He chose to attend Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was in the 2nd graduating class of the 1st Doctor of Physical Therapy program in the country. He came to TMC as a student in 1996, returned after graduating in 1997 and has been with TMC in some capacity ever since. While he sees all facets of orthopedic injuries, a rotator cuff injury in college (his capstone project for his doctoral degree being on rotator cuff rehabilitation) and a rotator cuff surgery later in life have led to an increased focus on rotator cuff rehabilitation.


Tony SterbaTony Sterba, PT, DPT, OCS

Education: Louisiana State University, 2014
Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, strength training, evidence based practice

 

 


Steve BishopSteve Bishop, PTA

Education: Murray State College
Clinical Interests: Orthopedic sports injuries, challenging orthopedic cases

Steve decided to pursue a career as a physical therapist assistant (PTA) after experiencing multiple shoulder surgeries and injuries as a high school athlete. This brought on his passion for helping athletes of any age return to their highest potential.


Occupational Therapists

Mari FugereMari Fugere, OTR, c/NDT, LSVT 

Education: Texas Woman’s University, 1991
Clinical Interests: Orthopedic injuries, hand therapy, Parkinson’s disease, neurologic rehabilitation

Mari is a well-rounded occupational therapist treating a wide variety of patients with neurologic, orthopedic and traumatic or post-operative hands. She is LSVT-BIG® certified to help patients with Parkinson’s disease. In addition, she is certified in neuro developmental technique to assist patients with any diagnosis commonly used in neurologic occupational and physical therapy.


Celesta CookCelesta Cook, COTA, LSVT, CSRS 

Education: Murray State College, 2013
Clinical Interests: Neurologic occupational therapy including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, other degenerative diseases, balance/falls, brain injury, spinal cord injury

Celesta is a neurologic occupational therapy assistant treating a wide variety of patients with neurological conditions including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, spinal cord injury and frequent falls. She has a great interest in treating individuals with Parkinson’s disease and is LSVT-BIG certified. She created and continues to run the Parkinson’s Support Group which is held the first Thursday of every month at TMC Outpatient Therapy. In addition, Celesta is a certified stroke rehabilitation specialist (CSRS).


Susan BeardSusan Beard, OTR, CLT, LANA

Education: Texas Woman’s University, Magna Cum Laude, 1997
Clinical Interests: Lymphedema, neurology, orthopedics, geriatrics, hand therapy

Susan became a certified lymphedema therapist in January 2018. After further studies, she earned an additional certification from the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA). By being LANA certified, Susan practices at the highest level of expertise and competency in the field of lymphedema.


Alyxx FluscheAlyxx Flusche, OTR, LSVT, CSRS, CNS 

Education: Texas Woman's University, 2015
Clinical Interests: Neurologic occupational therapy including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, other degenerative diseases, balance/falls, brain injury, spinal cord injury

Alyxx is a neurologic occupational therapist specializing in neurologic rehabilitation, treating multiple diagnoses including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, spinal cord injury and frequent falls. She is LSVT-BIG certified with a large interest in community outreach including leading support groups. Alyxx is a Saebo certified therapist who specializes in evaluation and fittings in dynamic splints focused on neuromuscular re-education for the upper extremities. She is a certified stroke rehabilitation specialist (CSRS) as well as a certified neuro specialist (CNS).


Jenna ClarkJenna Clark, OTD, OTR

Education: Creighton University, 2019
Clinical Interests: Orthopedic injuries, neuro rehab

Jenna has been working at TMC OP therapy since graduation, treating primarily upper extremity orthopedic conditions including post-surgical, chronic or acute shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries. Jenna also enjoys working with patients recovering from a stroke, traumatic brain injury or other debilitating conditions that may need additional strength training and conditioning to return to their normal activities. Jenna graduated from Creighton University in 2019 as a Doctor of Occupational Therapy.


Kimberly Ross-StreunKimberly Ross-Streun, OTR, NDTC

Education: Texas Woman’s University
Clinical Interests: Neurology, pediatrics, mentoring, teaching, community collaboration

Kimberly began her career working for Psychiatric Institutes of America. This setting greatly influenced her approach to patient care involving the patient, their family and the community. She later transitioned to long-term care management. She became certified in NDT through The Rehab Institute of Chicago. After her training and practicing in neuro specialty for the former Columbia Hospital, she joined Texoma Medical Center and became the clinical coordinator at TMC's Reba McEntire Center for Rehabilitation. Kimberly has significant experience working in and running long-term care facilities over the years. She continues to take a holistic approach in the services she provides for her neuro and pediatric patients. Kimberly is active on the advisory board for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and also serves in the role of adjunctive staff occasionally teaching and/or leading training groups with their students.


Caitlin CraddockCaitlin “Caity” Craddock, OTR, OTD, CDRS

Education: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Clinical Interests: Driver rehabilitation, neuro rehabilitation, cognition, vision, acute rehabilitation

Caity has been a practicing occupational therapist since 2012. She has experience in inpatient rehab, day-neurological treatment, driver rehabilitation and acute care. In 2018 she earned her certified driver rehabilitation specialist credential. In August 2023 she obtained her post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy.