Patty has a special interest in neuro-degenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Florida in Neuro-Dysfunction, as well as a Certificate in Gerontology and has spent the majority of her career at the MS Comprehensive Care Center in Orlando, Florida. In 2019, she made the leap to Steamboat Springs to bring neuro-rehab services to the area. She is a certified Assistive Technology Practitioner with expertise in orthotics, wheelchair prescriptions and home assessments. Patty serves the community and the profession by leading a local MS Self Help Group and offering her experience to multiple boards and committees for the Consortium of MS Centers and the National MS Society. She recently earned the distinction as a Rehabilitation Partner in MS Care through the National MS Society.
Her time outside of the clinic is spent hiking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing and enjoying time with family that live in the area.
Qualifications and experience
- Rehabilitation Therapy - Physical Therapy, Brain and Nervous System - Movement Disorders, Brain and Nervous System - Multiple Sclerosis, Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases, Brain and Nervous System - Parkinson's Disease, Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
- Languages spoken
Masters of Science
University of Florida (1990)
Bachelor of Science
Wayne State University (1981)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Member Board Specialty Year Consortium of MS Centers . MS Certified Specialist 1999 University of Florida . Gerontology Certfication 1993 RESNA . Assistive Technology Professional 2004 LSVT Global . LSVT Certification 2019 National MS Society Partner in MS Care - Rehabilitation 2021
- Clinical interest for patients
Chronic neurodegenerative diseases such as MS, Parkinson’s Disease, ALS as well as acute neuro injuries such as CVA, TBI
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