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Meet Our Team

  • Luke Davis, MBA, OTR/L

    Luke Davis, MBA, OTR/L

    Regional Director, Spaulding Outpatient Rehabilitation: Rhode Island

    Education: Master of Business Administration with Healthcare Administration Concentration, Salve Regina University; Bachelor of Arts in Human Performance and Health, West Virginia University; Master of Occupational Therapy, West Virginia University

    Hobbies: Basketball, golf, music and movie enthusiast, coaching Special Olympics basketball, hiking with my wife and dogs

  • Don Kelly, PT, DPT

    Don Kelly, PT, DPT

    Site Manager Providence and Pawtucket

    Education: Quinnipiac College, Bachelors of Science; Simmons College, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Clinical Interests and Specialty Training: Sports medicine, orthopedics, ergonomics, post surgical rehabilitation

  • McKenzie Cavanaugh

    McKenzie Cavanaugh, PT, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Education: University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Franklin Pierce University, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Clinical Interests: Adolescent Athletes, Sports Medicine/Sports Injuries, Dry Needling, Manual Therapy

    Certifications: Advanced Education in Dry Needling

    Hobbies: Watching and playing sports, exercising, teaching fitness classes, spending time with family and friends

  • Amy Davis, PTA

    Amy Davis, PTA

    Physical Therapy Assistant

    Education: Fairmont State University, Fairmont WV, Associate Applied Science (A.A.S) Physical Therapist Assistant, Bachelor of Science in Psychology

    Special Training/Certifications: Orthopedic Specialization for PTAs

    Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, Post-Surgical Rehab, Sports Medicine, and Manual Therapy

    Hobbies: Traveling, Cross-Fit, College Sports Fan, Hiking, and Gardening

  • Anna Jennings PT, DPT

    Anna Jennings PT, DPT

    Physical Therapist, Advanced Clinician

    Education: University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology; Northeastern University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Clinical Interests: Swimming and running related injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, orthopedic and sport injury management,
    sports injury prevention, manual therapy and movement health

  • Pat Procaccini, PT, DPT Physical Therapist

    Pat Procaccini, PT, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Education: University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; University of Rhode Island, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Clinical Interests: Dry Needling (FDN Level 1 Certified), Sports medicine, Joint manipulation and manual therapy, Martial Arts(Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)

    Certifications: Functional Dry Needling (level 1) through Kinetacore

    Hobbies: Martial arts (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing), weightlifting, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, hiking, basketball

  • Chris Ricard, PT, DPT

    Chris Ricard, PT, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Education: Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Rhode Island

    Special Training/Certifications: functional dry needling (level 1), completed mentorship through AMP Model of Human Performance

    Clinical Interests: sports medicine and orthopedic injuries

    Hobbies: surfing, mountain biking, weight-lifting, free-diving, gardening, soccer, running, hiking

  • Matthew Ricketson, OTR/L, CHT

    Matthew Ricketson, OTR/L, CHT

    Occupational Therapist

    Education: D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY, Bachelor of Science; Master of Science

    Special Training: Certified Hand Therapist since 2005

    Clinical Interests: Custom splint fabrication, Hand and Upper Extremity Trauma, Orthopedic UE Conditions

  • Franco Rodriguez, COTA/L

    Franco Rodriguez, COTA/L

    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    Education: Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S) in Occupational Therapy from Community College of Rhode Island

    Clinical Interests: Orthopedics, Neurological Rehabilitation, Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Splinting, Wound-Care, Occupations-Based Interventions, Evidence-Based Practice

    Hobbies: Playing Video Games, Weight Lifting, Strategy-Based Board Games, Painting, Reading & Being Outdoors

  • Nat Royer, PT, DPT

    Nat Royer, PT, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Education: Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Science in Biology; Washington University in St. Louis, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Special Certifications: Graston Certified, Precision Nutrition (PN1) Certified

    Clinical Interests: Orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, Movement System Impairment (MSI) principles of diagnosis and treatment

    Hobbies: Playing and watching sports (especially basketball and soccer), hiking, cooking, gardening.

  • Kara Sousa, MSPT

    Kara Sousa, MSPT

    Physical Therapist/Spaulding Advanced Clinician

    Education: Stonehill College, Bachelor of Science in Biology; University of Rhode Island, Master of Science in Physical Therapy

    Clinical Interests: Core strengthening, post-surgical rehabilitation, orthopedics, sports injuries, running, adolescent athletes

  • Kamir Pabón Smith, OTR/L, CHT, CKTP

    Kamir Pabón Smith, OTR/L, CHT, CKTP

    Clinical Specialist in Occupational Therapy

    Education: Utica College of Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

    Special Training/Certification: Certified Hand Therapist, Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner specializing in the Upper Extremity

    Clinical Interests: Traumatic Hand injuries, Pain Neuroscience, Rehabilitation of Musician Related Injuries  

    Other: Fluent in Spanish

  • Catherine Lombardi, RN

    Catherine Lombardi, RN

    Clinical Liaison/Marketing

    Education: University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Roger Williams University, Master of Science in Health Care Administration

    Certifications and Training: RN, CCM

    Hobbies and Interests: Golf, yoga, cooking, reading, travel

  • Tigranoui (TG) Minassian

    Tigranoui (TG) Minassian

    Office Manager

    Education: Rhode Island College, Medical Assistant

    Hobbies: Music, organ, entertaining, cooking, baking, cake decorating, sewing, singing and ballroom dancing