Our clinical teams in the Department of Orthopaedics


Below, you can find our clinical teams for the Department of Orthopaedics, which include certified nurse practitioners (CNPs), occupational therapists (OTs) and physician assistants (PAs).

Certified nurse practitioners

DiMeoTeresa DiMeo, CNP
Hand and Upper Extremity
   PaulBecky Paul, CNP
Podiatry
SwainJulie Swain, CNP
Foot and Ankle
   photo-not-available-drKaleigh Peters, CNP
Orthopaedic Trauma

Occupational Therapists

Baker-JenniferJennifer Baker, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity 
   Couch-KimKimberly Couch, MPH, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity
Cox-PhilipPhilip Cox, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity
   Gaerke-LeAnnLeAnn Gaerke, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity
Hoffman-MaryEllenMary Ellen Hoffman, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity
   Pollock-SueSue Pollock, OTR/L, CHT
Hand and Upper Extremity

Physician Assistants

BabkaSarah Babka, PA-C
Total Joints              
   BacksRose Backs, PA-C
Sports Medicine
BartonJenniferJennifer Barton, PA-C
Sports Medicine
   photo-not-available-drJessica Barren, PA-C
Ortho. Trauma Service
Nikki BenvenutiNikki Benvenuti, PA-C
Hand and Upper Extremity
   BerlekampKurt Berlekamp, PA-C
Total Joints
BunyakRae Bunyak, PA-C
Sports Medicine
   CollinsSean Collins, PA-C
Sports Medicine
GrimmeChristine Grimme, PA-C
Spine
   MuellerKyle Mueller, PA-C
Sports Medicine
PaskettHoward Paskett, PA-C
Ortho. Oncology
   photo-not-available-drJulia Rose, PA-C
Spine
SchirnerMatt Schirner, PA-C
General Ortho.
   StradleyStephanie Stradley, PA-C
Hand and Upper Extremity
ValusBrian Valus, PA-C
General Ortho.
   WeaverBrooke Weaver, PA-C
Sports Medicine