Where Patient Care... Always Comes First!

Meet Our Team

Robert Boyle, MPT  /  Physical Therapist

{ Duquesne, Bachelor of Science, Duquesne ~ Master's in Physical Therapy } Rob opened Rehab 1st in Cumberland, MD after seeing a tremendous need for a therapy clinic within the community. Rob believes in giving each patient individualized care during their treatment and implementing our philosophy that patient care ALWAYS comes first. Rob primarily works out of the Cumberland Clinic and enjoys treating all areas of physical therapy, specializing in sports therapy and vestibular rehab. When Rob is not caring for his patients or running his clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, exercising, fly fishing, running, coaching and mentoring local youth athletic programs.

Frostburg & Cumberland

Christopher Morin, MPT  /  Clinic Director

{ Duquesne University } Christopher was previously employed by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers, the last four years of which he was the facility director of a satellite outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine clinic. Christopher has extensive training in manual physical therapy for the spine and extremities, as well as advanced training in concussion management. Christopher is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Orthopedic section. He is credentialed by the APTA as a clinical instructor. A Cumberland native, Chris and his wife Mariah are happy to return to the area. They enjoy spending time outdoors in all seasons.

Melody Kentrus, DPT  /  Doctor of Physical Therapy

{ Shenandoah University, DPT ~ Frostburg State University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science/Health Fitness } Melody has been working at Rehab 1st since 2009. You’ll find her in the Cumberland clinic, and occasionally at our Frostburg clinic. Melody is also an Assistant Professor at Frostburg State University in the Kinesiology department. Her training in this field makes her a great fit for anyone trying to recover from a sports injury. Melody also specializes in Pediatric Therapy, specifically children with developmental delays. Melody and her husband, Ryan, coach a Triathlon team in their free time. Most of their nights and weekends are busy with planned runs, swims, bike rides and all-out races. Melody also enjoys traveling, smiling and hanging out with friends & family.

Charley Iliff, PTA  /  Physical Therapy Assistant

{ Allegany College of Maryland } Charley began working for Rehab 1st in 2003. He has experience in long term care as well as outpatient rehabilitation. Charley helps to provide treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients. He assists the physical therapist in the treatment of joint replacements, LBP, SI Dysfunction, overall deconditioning, gait & balance impairments, and Sport Injury Rehabilitation.Charley is an avid outdoorsman; spending most of his free time hunting and fishing. He is also an avid sports fan, who enjoys cheering for his favorite teams, the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees.

Christina Harr, PTA  /  Physical Therapy Assistant

{ Frostburg State University ~ Fayetteville Technical Community College }

Christina began working for Rehab 1st in 2008. She helps to provide treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients. Christina assists the Physical Therapist in treating a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions, as well as vestibular/balance disorders. She also enjoys treating female patients with an emphasis in Pilates Rehabilitation. When Christina isn’t treating at the clinic she loves spending quality time with her family and friends. She enjoys being outdoors jogging and exercising, and recently ran a full marathon!

Kimberlee Kelly, PTA  /  Physical Therapy Assistant

{ Penn State University } Kim works as a PTA in both the Frostburg and Cumberland clinics. She enjoys working in both clinics and forming relationships with her patients to encourage them to meet their therapy goals. Kim enjoys working with Orthopedic, balance and vestibular disorder, and pediatric patients. Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. She and her family are very active with sports. Kim loves to spend her spare time watching her kids participate in sports and boating at the lake.

Lorelei Huff, PTA  /  Physical Therapy Assistant

{ Allegany College of Maryland } Lorelei's education has provided her with experience in several different therapy disciplines including outpatient, inpatient, acute care and hospice settings. She enjoys administering therapy to all age groups as well as helping to provide treatment that improves patient mobility, pain relief, and prevention of physical disabilities. Through passion and determination, it is Lorelei's goal to make success stories out of the patients seeking her clinical guidance for their rehabilitation needs.When Lorelei is not working she enjoys jogging, scrap-booking, taking photos and spending quality time with nephews.

 

Christopher Shirko, PTA  /  Physical Therapist Assistant

{ Frostburg State University ~ Allegany College of Maryland } A native of Severn Maryland, Chris began working at Rehab 1st in 2015. After graduating from Frostburg State University with a Bachelor's of Science Degree, Chris completed the Physical Therapist Program at Allegany College of Maryland. He had experience in several inpatient and outpatient facilities in the area. Chris predominately enjoys outpatient rehab and finds it rewarding to see his patient's progress and furthermore improve their daily living. He enjoys treating a variety of pathologies such as sports injury rehabilitation, joint replacements, gait and balance impairments, and neurological conditions. Chris enjoys spending time outdoors during all seasons: playing baseball/softball, Frisbee, snowboarding, and camping just to name a few. He also is a passionate sports fan of the Baltimore Orioles, Ravens, and Washington Capitals.

Ashlee Cook, PTA  /  Physical Therapist Assistant

{ West Virginia University, Bachelor of Arts ~ College of Maryland, Physical Therapist Assistant }

Ashlee Cook works at Rehab 1st and multiple skilled nursing facilities as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has 1 year experience in the outpatient healthcare rehabilitation field, including pediatrics, gait and balance impairments, orthopedic, general deconditioning and treatment of joint replacements. She developed an interest in healthcare after spending years in the fitness industry and seeing injuries frequently prevent clients from doing what they love. Ashlee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University and an Associate degree from Allegany College of Maryland PTA program. Ashlee enjoys spending time with her husband and children, hiking, kayaking, exercising, and reading.

Kristine Claar, OTRL, CHT, CLT  /  Occupational Therapist

{ Mount Aloysius College ~ Misericordia University } Kristine has over 25 years of experience. She has treated in the home health setting, acute care hospital setting, skilled nursing facilities and outpatient rehabilitation facilities. Kristine is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and trained in Women's Health Therapy.

Christy Kegg, COTA/L  /  Occupational Therapy Assistant

{ Allegany College of Maryland } Christy works in both the Cumberland and Frostburg clinic. Her career started with one of our sister companies in a long term care facility in 2004. She has experience in acute care rehabilitation injuries, lymphedema management, wrist, hand, elbow and shoulder injuries. Christy is also one of our primary pediatric therapists at the Cumberland clinic, specializing in neuro development and assistance and training with activities of daily living.When Christy isn't working she enjoys spending time with her son Caleb and husband. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing and going hiking.

 

Heidi Croyle, B. El. Ed., COTA/L  /  Occupational Therapy Assistant

{ Penn State University, Bachelor of Elementary Education ~ Allegany College of Maryland, Occupational Therapy Assistant } Heidi joined our Occupational Therapy team in 2013. Prior to her career in Occupational Therapy, Heidi worked as an elementary school teacher. This has contributed to her passion for treating children. She especially enjoys working with children who have Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, fine motor deficits, and handwriting difficulties. She also provides hand and lymphedema therapy. When not working, Heidi enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter. Reading is her favorite hobby.

Martha Schadt, MST, NCTMB, BS  /  Massage Therapist

{ Potomac Massage Training Institute ~ Frostburg State University } Martha joined us at Rehab 1st in 2002 after 12 years of private practice and has over 26 years of experience. Martha has experience as an instructor, does holistic health presentations and has a passion for expanding her knowledge through education and certifications. Her work is greatly influenced by movement awareness integration, muscle energy techniques and a strong spiritual presence. Addressing the physical, energetic and emotional body, she is able to create an atmosphere that promotes deep relaxation and healing. Martha's many techniques include: orthopedic massage, facial rejuvenation and myofascial release.Martha spends her free time participating in local theater and singing with the Cumberland Choral Society and playing with her grand babies.

Gaithersburg

Maura Suilebhan, COTA/L  /  Clinic Director

{ Catonsville Community College • Wisconson-Madison University } Maura has been working as an Occupational Therapist Assistant since 2013.  She has found her niche at the Rehab 1st clinic at Asbury Methodist Village where she works as the Clinic Director while also providing outpatient rehabilitation services to help patients with upper extremity injuries/conditions. She developed an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare after benefiting from therapy herself following a severe automobile accident in 1997 and returned to school to become a COTA after the birth of her son in 2010.

 

Maura holds a Master’s Degree in French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an Associate Degree from the School of Health Professions at Catonsville Community College. She enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at her son's school, and participating in the local theater community as an audience member and actor.

Elise Munson, PT  /  Physical Therapist

{ University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor's in Physical Therapy } Elise has been a practicing Physical Therapist for 19 years. Prior to joining our outpatient team, she worked for 6 years at Asbury Methodist Village providing in-patient rehabilitation at Wilson Healthcare Center and Kindley Assisted Living. Elise has had a variety of PT experience including acute care and in-patient rehab at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore. She has worked with adults and children in an outpatient setting and worked in the Montgomery County School District. She's very excited to be a part of the Rehab 1st team!

 

Elise is originally from California, but has lived in Damascus, Maryland for the last 18 years with her husband, Cliff, and their three children.

Anne Stokes, OT  /  Occupational Therapist

Anne Stokes joined the Rehab 1st team in 2018, as an Occupational Therapist.  She has 16 years of experience in the outpatient health care rehabilitation field, including Geriatric Rehabilitation Orthopedics, and Neurological conditions. She developed an interest in healthcare when her mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age and how rehabilitation and specifically occupational therapy played a vital role in her quality of life. Anne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Anne enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, travelling to various areas nationally and internationally.

Alta Hanlon, PTA  /  Physical Therapist Assistant

Alta Hanlon works at Rehab 1st as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Alta has her Associate’s Degree for Physical Therapy Assistant from Howard Community College and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland. Alta decided to combine her background in psychology and her passion in fitness to pursue a career in physical therapy after discovering the holistic benefits that physical fitness has on the mind and body. Alta has a love for practicing yoga and believes that mindfulness can play a powerful role in the healing process; she strives to bring this integrated approach into treating each patient. After her clinical experience in school Alta developed a passion for geriatric care and aquatic therapy. In her free time Alta enjoys bicycling, skiing, painting and spending time with her fiancé and friends.

Support Staff

Tammy Poteat  /  Regional Office Manager

Tammy has been with the company since October 2001. She oversees all three of our clinics, making sure things are running smoothly. It’s Tammy’s job to make sure we are keeping your treatments in line with what the doctor ordered, and that we’re keeping in compliance with insurance restrictions. When she’s not at work, Tammy enjoys adventuring through life with her family.

Tracy Greely  /  Outpatient Marketer

{ Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Marketing } Tracy joined the Rehab 1st team in August 2017. With years of experience in the banking and retail industries, her outgoing personality is the perfect fit for Rehab 1st. Tracy visits our local physicians and attends events in our community, to share what services Rehab 1st has to offer. When she is not at work, Tracy enjoys spending time with her family, being involved in her children's extracurricular activities, and exercising.

 

Wendy Maddux  /  Front Office Manager

{ Frostburg State University, B.A. in Psychology } Wendy has been with Rehab 1st since 2001. She started her career with us in Cumberland, then transferred to Frostburg when we opened in 2003. As the front Office Manager, Wendy ensures that all operations are running smoothly. She will contact your insurer making sure everything is in order for your visit. Wendy enjoys getting to know our patients and making their therapy experience a positive one.In her free time, Wendy likes to spend time with her husband, Chris and children, Emily and Benjamin. She spends many hours being "chauffeur" to dance class and soccer practices during the week. She enjoys scrap-booking, cooking and photography.

Mark Williams  /  Front Office Manager

Mark Williams has been a member of the Rehab 1st family since March of 2017. A veteran of the healthcare industry for over a decade, Mark has worked with all types of individuals, from pediatric to geriatric. At the Rehab 1st Gaithersburg clinic, he serves alongside the therapists and assistants by overseeing the front office to make certain everything runs as smoothly as possible. Overall, Mark enjoys the daily one-on-one interaction with patients. His hobbies include reading, traveling and cars, as well as all types of science and technology.

Lakacia Whitaker, BS  /  Front Office Assistant

{ Morehead State University } Kacia has been with the company since January 2015, she brings over 5 years of experience in a health care setting.   It is Kacia’s job to make sure your treatment is authorized, and that you stay compliant with your treatment plan and within insurance specifications.

 

When not at work, Kacia enjoys reading, traveling, and camping with her family.

Cumberland Clinic

157 Baltimore Street

Cumberland, MD 21052

 

(301) 722-3680

 

Fax: (301) 722-1139

Frostburg Clinic

225 East Main Street

Frostburg, MD 21532

 

(301) 689-5233

 

Fax: (301) 689-5236

Gaithersburg Clinic

201 Russell Avenue

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

 

(301) 987-6170

 

Fax: (301) 987-6196

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