OUR Staff

Owners

Seth Kaplan, PT, DPT, MHA, OCS

President & CEO/ Brittany Dr. Clinic Director
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Seth Kaplan, PT, DPT, MHA, OCS

President & CEO/ Brittany Dr. Clinic Director

Dr. Kaplan is a native of Pickens, Mississippi. He attended Louisiana State University and is a 1989 graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He holds a Master of Health Administration from Tulane University. Dr. Kaplan received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. Kaplan is a manual therapist, Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 1999. His clinical expertise is in the area of orthopedics, sports medicine, and work-related injuries. Dr. Kaplan is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He has completed Level I and II training through Kinetacore in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN). Dr. Kaplan is the program director for Swing Dynamics, which is a golf evaluation program, and he is the program director for BRPT-Lake's outcome data program. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1989.

Gus Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Senior Vice President / Gonzales Clinic Director
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Gus Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Senior Vice President / Gonzales Clinic Director

Gus graduated from the Louisiana State University, School of Allied Health, in 1986. Eight years later, he completed the Gulf Coast Graduate Institute of Manual Therapy Residency Program, focusing on advanced evaluation and treatment of orthopedic conditions with the use of mobilization and manipulative techniques. After completing the 18-month program, Gus received certification as a Level 2 Manual Therapist. He has earned the prestigious Fellowship status in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, and received his Orthopedic Certified Specialization distinction in 1994, and then again in 2004. In 2010, Gus received his DPT from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions. With over 30 years of clinical experience, he has treated a variety of high school, collegiate and professional athletes. He has used Astym® treatment since 2001 on a wide variety of orthopedic patients and is a national instructor for this treatment. Gus has completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore, in addition to Kinesiology Taping and is an Active Release Technique practitioner for the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine. Dr. Gutierrez has enjoyed working with athletes and athletic trainers over his career and currently serves as the team therapist for a number of high schools as well as an LSU Track and Field physical therapist. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1986.

Greg LeBlanc, PT, DPT, OCS

Vice President / Denham Springs Clinic Director
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Greg LeBlanc, PT, DPT, OCS

Vice President / Denham Springs Clinic Director

Dr. LeBlanc is a native of Greenwell Springs, Louisiana and earned his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. In 1999, he received a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. LeBlanc is a manual therapist and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in Physical Therapy as acknowledged by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. His clinical interests are primarily sports rehab and manual therapy, including state-of-the-art techniques such as ASTYM and ART. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. Dr. LeBlanc is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Along with being a member of the LPTA Executive Committee, he is the immediate past president of the LPTA. He also serves as a delegate, representing Louisiana Physical Therapists, to the APTA House of Delegates. Dr. LeBlanc has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2000. In recognition for his achievements as a clinician and successes in professional association activities, Dr. LeBlanc was recognized in 2008 as the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Outstanding Physical Therapy Alumni. In 2010, he was recognized as one of the Baton Rouge Business Report 2010 Top 40 under 40 honorees.

Administration

Dacia Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP

Chief Operations Officer
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Dacia Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP

Chief Operations Officer

Ms. Alexander is a native of DeRidder, Louisiana. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Communications Disorders from Louisiana State University in 1991. Ms. Alexander is a speech-language pathologist with a certificate of clinical competence. Her areas of expertise are the treatment of neurological disorders and dysphagia. She joined BRPT-Lake in 2001.

Melanie Sawyer, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
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Melanie Sawyer, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Sawyer is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University and received a Bachelor of Science in 1981. Ms. Sawyer received certification as a Certified Public Accountant in 1983, and she joined BRPT-Lake in 1984.

Natalie Jones

Director of Human Resources
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Natalie Jones

Director of Human Resources

Ms. Jones is a native of Lutcher, Louisiana. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Southern University in 1999. Ms. Jones is an active member of Greater Baton Rouge Society of Human Resource Management and the National Association of Professional Women. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2015.

Baton Rouge

5222 Brittany Drive

Seth Kaplan, PT, DPT, MHA, OCS

President & CEO/ Brittany Dr. Clinic Director
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Seth Kaplan, PT, DPT, MHA, OCS

President & CEO/ Brittany Dr. Clinic Director

Dr. Kaplan is a native of Pickens, Mississippi. He attended Louisiana State University and is a 1989 graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He holds a Master of Health Administration from Tulane University. Dr. Kaplan received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. Kaplan is a manual therapist, Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 1999. His clinical expertise is in the area of orthopedics, sports medicine, and work-related injuries. Dr. Kaplan is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He has completed Level I and II training through Kinetacore in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN). Dr. Kaplan is the program director for Swing Dynamics, which is a golf evaluation program, and he is the program director for BRPT-Lake's outcome data program. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1989.

Ashley Landry

Office Manager
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Ashley Landry

Office Manager

Tyler Lafauci, PT

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Tyler Lafauci, PT

Mr. Lafauci is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University where he played football and achieved All American status as an offensive guard. He is also a 1976 graduate of the LSU Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. His area of expertise is in the treatment of orthopedic sports medicine and work-related injuries. Mr. Lafauci is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He is also the Director of the Sports Medicine Program for and has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1976.

Brendon Aitken, PT, DPT

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Brendon Aitken, PT, DPT

Dr. Aitken is a native of Durban, South Africa. He received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Arkansas State University in 2013, where he played on the rugby team for four years. In 2016, he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy also from Arkansas State University. Dr. Aitken is a certified ASTYM provider and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). In his spare time, he enjoys being active and fishing. He joined BRPT- Lake in 2016.

Jackson Walker, PT, DPT

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Jackson Walker, PT, DPT

Dr. Walker is a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He graduated from Mississippi State University in May 2011, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of South Alabama in 2014. Dr. Walker is a certified ASTYM system provider and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2014.

Brett Hernandez, PT, DPT

Asst. Clinic Director
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Brett Hernandez, PT, DPT

Asst. Clinic Director

Dr. Hernandez is a native of Thibodaux, LA. He graduated from Nicholls State University in 2012, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Pre-Professional Physical Therapy. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2015. Dr. Hernandez is a certified ASTYM system provider and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2015.

Katie Peaslee, PT, DPT

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Katie Peaslee, PT, DPT

Dr. Peaslee is a native of Alexandria, LA. She graduated from Louisiana State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014 from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Peaslee is a certified ASTYM system provider. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). She has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2014.

Sidney Morvant, PTA

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Sidney Morvant, PTA

Sidney Saurage Morvant, a native of White Castle, LA, earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics from Nicholls State University in 1993. She was a member of the NSU Tennis Team and after graduation, became a Certified Member of the United States Professional Tennis Association. She has been coaching high school and adult tennis while working in the fitness industry as a nutritional counselor. Mrs. Morvant completed her Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake in 2006 and joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2006.

Donna Comeaux, PTA

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Donna Comeaux, PTA

Ms. Comeaux is a native of Baton Rouge. She attended USL of Lafayette and received her PTA license in 1993. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 1972.

Austin Demsky, PTA

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Austin Demsky, PTA

Mr. Demsky is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He received his Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies from Millsaps College in 2013, and his Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2016. He joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy Lake in 2016.

Stacie Magaro, PTA

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Stacie Magaro, PTA

Ms. Magaro is a native of Gonzales, Louisiana. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2014. Ms. Magaro is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Louisiana Physical Therapy Association, and the 7th District Volunteer Fire Department. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2014.

Kelsey Anderson, PTA

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Kelsey Anderson, PTA

Kelsey is a North Carolina native, who now calls Baton Rouge home. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from Southwestern Community College. She has a competitive gymnastics background as an athlete and coach, which led her to pole-vaulting for Western Carolina University. She enjoys exercising, hiking/backpacking, and anything outdoors. She has been with BRPT Lake since 2016.

Chelsea Landry, PTA

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Chelsea Landry, PTA

A native of White Castle, LA, Ms. Landry graduated from Louisiana State University in 2014, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then graduated from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2016, where she received her Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting. She has been with Baton Rouge Physical Therapy - LAKE since 2016.

530 Shadows Lane

J. Derek Laurent, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director
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J. Derek Laurent, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Dr. Laurent is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2002 and his Master of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2005. In 2016, Derek received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions. Mr. Laurent's clinical interests involve treatment of orthopedic injuries including sport and work-related injuries. He is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. Mr. Laurent has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since August 2005.

Trisha Bellow

Office Manager
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Trisha Bellow

Office Manager

Marcia D. Weger, PT

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Marcia D. Weger, PT

Ms. Weger is a native of Poultney, Vermont and is a 1984 graduate of the University of Vermont, where she received a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy. Her clinical expertise is in orthopedics and the treatment of neurological patients. She has particularly focused on the treatment of work injury, job site evaluations and functional testing. She is also trained in neuro developmental techniques. She joined BRPT-Lake in 1987.

Daniel Herring, PT, DPT, SCS

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Daniel Herring, PT, DPT, SCS

Dr. Herring is a 2008 graduate of University of Louisiana at Monroe. In May 2012, he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Herring's primary areas of interests are in orthopedics and sports-related injuries involving runners. He is a certified ASTYM system provider and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), in addition to being a board-certified Sports Certified Specialist (SCS). He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). He joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy- Lake in 2013.

Victoria Zaunbrecher, PT, DPT

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Victoria Zaunbrecher, PT, DPT

Dr. Zaunbrecher is a native of Crowley, Louisiana. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2011. In 2014, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University-Houston. Dr. Zaunbrecher is a certified ASTYM provider. She has also completed Level 1 training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/ Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN) through Kinetacore. Dr. Zaunbrecher is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA ) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). She joined BRPT- Lake in 2016.

Deborah D. Bueche, LOTR, CHT

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Deborah D. Bueche, LOTR, CHT

Ms. Bueche is a native of Arabi, Louisiana. She is a 1985 graduate of the LSU Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She received advanced certification in upper extremity treatment and is a Certified Hand Therapist. Ms. Bueche has advanced training in the areas of neurodevelopmental treatment for the adult neurological population, vestibular rehabilitation, and lymphedema management (UE, LE, and head/neck). Her clinical expertise involves hand/UE disorders/injuries, lymphedema management, vestibular rehab, work related injuries/job site evaluations, and adult neurological conditions. She is a certified ASTYM system provider. Ms. Bueche has been practicing with Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake since 1987. She is director of the OT department and clinical coordinator for OT student interns. Ms. Bueche is a past President of Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association and has held several positions on the Board for the past 25 years. She was recognized as "OT of the Year" in 2013 by LOTA. She is a past instructor and Board Member for the Arthritis Association of Louisiana since 1988. She is actively involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Louisiana including service as a First Connection volunteer. She maintains an active membership in American Occupational Therapy Association, Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association, and American Society of Hand Therapists.

Stacey Babin, PTA

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Stacey Babin, PTA

Ms. Babin is a native of Baton Rouge, LA. She received her Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assisting and graduated summa cum laude from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2014. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2014.

Brittney Aucoin, PTA

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Brittney Aucoin, PTA

Mrs. Brittney Anzalone Aucoin is a native of Baton Rouge, La. She completed her Associates degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2006 and then returned to obtain her Health Science Bachelor’s degree. Mrs. Aucoin is an active member of the America Physical Therapy Association, as well as, the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She has been a PTA with Baton Rouge Physical Therapy- Lake since 2006.

Erin Gilbert, PTA

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Erin Gilbert, PTA

Ms. Gilbert is a native of Baton Rouge, LA. She received her Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2016, and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies and Dance from Louisiana State University in 2009. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2016.

4802 Jones Creek Road

Luke Zumo, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director
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Luke Zumo, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Dr. Zumo is a native of Baton Rouge, LA. He earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Loyola University in New Orleans, where he played basketball for the Wolfpack. He is also a graduate of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2011. Dr. Zumo is a manual therapist with his primary interest in the treatment of athletes. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Dr. Zumo is a certified ASTYM system provider. He has also completed Level I and II training through Kinetacore in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN). He has been with BRPT-Lake since 2011.

Andrea Lee

Office Manager
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Andrea Lee

Office Manager

Katie Green, PT, DPT

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Katie Green, PT, DPT

Dr. Green is a native of Monroe, LA. She received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2013. In 2016, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport. Dr. Green is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). She joined BRPT- Lake in 2016.

Philippe Inhern, PT, DPT

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Philippe Inhern, PT, DPT

Dr. Inhern is a native of Opelousas, Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University. In May 2014, he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Inhern is a certified ASTYM system provider and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). He joined BRPT-Lake in 2014.

Sarah Geter, PTA

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Sarah Geter, PTA

Mrs. Geter is a native of Baton Rouge, LA. She began working at Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-LAKE in 2007 and received an Associate's degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2009.

Chris Janssen, PTA

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Chris Janssen, PTA

Mr. Janssen is a native of Shoals, Indiana. He earned his Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Vincennes University and graduated in April of 2013. Mr. Janssen is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association. He joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2013.

Patricia LeBlanc, PTA

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Patricia LeBlanc, PTA

Mrs. LeBlanc is a native of Ama, Louisiana. She worked as a tech at Baton Rouge Physical Therapy - LAKE from 2012 to 2014. She completed her Associate's degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2015 prior to rejoining the company as a PTA. She stays active in community sports with her husband and two children.

123 Lee Drive

Jaime Lamothe, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Jaime Lamothe, PT, DPT

Clinic Director

Dr. Lamothe is a native of Plaquemine, LA. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In 2011, she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Lamothe's primary areas of interests are sports-related injuries and athletics, but she enjoys caring for patients of all types and ages. She has completed Level I and II training through Kinetacore in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN). She has been trained in ART for Lower Extremity, has obtained the manual therapy certification from Evidence in Motion, and is a certified Astym system provider. Dr. Lamothe is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). She has been with BRPT-Lake since 2013.

Catina Batiste

Office Manager
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Catina Batiste

Office Manager

Richard E. Lane, PT, OCS

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Richard E. Lane, PT, OCS

Mr. Lane is a native of Vidalia, Louisiana and attended college at Northeast Louisiana University. He received his physical therapy training at the LSU Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions in New Orleans and received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1975. Mr. Lane's clinical expertise is in orthopedics, particularly the spine, sports medicine injuries and the feet. He is a manual therapist and is Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association. Mr. Lane is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1975.

YuYi Chen, PTA

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YuYi Chen, PTA

Ms. Chen is from Taipei, Taiwan. She first came to the United States in 2004 and earned a Master's degree in Education from Barry University in Miami, Florida. She later received her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College. Ms. Chen is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2010.

Ascension

1227 East highway 30, gonzales

Gus Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Senior Vice President / Gonzales Clinic Director
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Gus Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Senior Vice President / Gonzales Clinic Director

Gus graduated from the Louisiana State University, School of Allied Health, in 1986. Eight years later, he completed the Gulf Coast Graduate Institute of Manual Therapy Residency Program, focusing on advanced evaluation and treatment of orthopedic conditions with the use of mobilization and manipulative techniques. After completing the 18-month program, Gus received certification as a Level 2 Manual Therapist. He has earned the prestigious Fellowship status in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, and received his Orthopedic Certified Specialization distinction in 1994, and then again in 2004. In 2010, Gus received his DPT from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions. With over 30 years of clinical experience, he has treated a variety of high school, collegiate and professional athletes. He has used Astym® treatment since 2001 on a wide variety of orthopedic patients and is a national instructor for this treatment. Gus has completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore, in addition to Kinesiology Taping and is an Active Release Technique practitioner for the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine. Dr. Gutierrez has enjoyed working with athletes and athletic trainers over his career and currently serves as the team therapist for a number of high schools as well as an LSU Track and Field physical therapist. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1986.

Dana Jumonville

Office Manager
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Dana Jumonville

Office Manager

Benjamin Wilt, PT, DPT, CSCS

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Benjamin Wilt, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Wilt is a native of Beaufort, South Carolina. He graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2010, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014 from University of South Alabama. Dr. Wilt is a certified ASTYM system provider and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA), and National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2014.

Tom J. Weber, PT, DPT, OCS

Asst. Clinic Director
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Tom J. Weber, PT, DPT, OCS

Asst. Clinic Director

Dr. Weber is a native of Laplace, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University and received his Master of Physical Therapy degree in August 2003 from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. Weber's clinical interest is in the treatment of orthopedic patients, particularly sports medicine and work-related injuries. He is a manual therapist and is Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Weber is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. Dr. Weber has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2003.

Renee Diez Martin, PT

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Renee Diez Martin, PT

Ms. Martin is a native of Gonzales, Louisiana and is a graduate of Louisiana State University and the LSU School of Allied Health Professions in New Orleans in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Ms. Martin is a certified ASTYM system and ART provider. Her interest is in the treatment of orthopedic patients, particularly workers' compensation and sports medicine. She also performs functional capacity evaluations and does pre-placement screens. Ms. Martin has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1997.

Paul Melancon, PT, DPT, OCS

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Paul Melancon, PT, DPT, OCS

Mr. Melancon is a native of Gonzales, Louisiana and is a 1991 graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Allied Health Professions with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Mr. Melancon's clinical expertise is in the treatment of orthopedic patients, particularly sports medicine, work-related injuries. He is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. Mr. Melancon is a manual therapist and Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association. He has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 1991.

Jane Couvillion, LOTR, CHT, CLT

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Jane Couvillion, LOTR, CHT, CLT

Ms. Couvillion graduated from LSU School of Allied Health Professions in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. After graduation, Ms. Couvillion worked in acute care and in rehabilitation hospitals in New Orleans. In 1999 she earned the added credential of Certified Hand Therapist. Ms. Couvillion worked at Crescent City Physical Therapy in New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and relocated to Ascension Parish and BRPT-Lake in 2006. Ms. Couvillion's clinical expertise includes hand/upper extremity disorders and CancerFit as she is trained to perform lymphedema management. Ms. Couvillion is a certified ASTYM system provider.

Brittany Millien, PTA

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Brittany Millien, PTA

Ms. Millien is a native of St. Amant, LA. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in May 2015. Ms. Brittany is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2015.

Matthew Johnson, PTA

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Matthew Johnson, PTA

Mr. Johnson is a native of Baton Rouge, LA. He received his Associates of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2015. Mr. Johnson joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2015.

Jena Courville, PTA

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Jena Courville, PTA

Mrs. Courville is a native of Eunice, Louisiana. I attended McNeese State University where I achieved my Bachelor of Science in Athletic training May of 2012. I completed my Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake in May 2015. I rejoined Baton Rouge Physical -Therapy Lake as a PTA in 2015.

Brandy Fecke, PTA

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Brandy Fecke, PTA

Ms. Fecke is a native of St. Bernard Parish, La. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2008. She completed her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Delgado Community College in 2011. Ms. Fecke is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2014.

Ashley Minvielle, PTA

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Ashley Minvielle, PTA

Ms. Minvielle is a native of Gonzales, LA. She earned her Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2013. Ms. Minvielle is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2013.

Emily Buttery, PTA

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Emily Buttery, PTA

Mrs. Buttery is a native of Akron, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from The University of Toledo in 2012. She completed her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Delgado Community College in 2015. Mrs. Buttery is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. Mrs. Buttery joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2014.

17609 Old Jefferson Highway, PRAIRIEVILLE

Keith Fogle, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director
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Keith Fogle, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director

Dr. Fogle is a native of Sycamore, Illinois. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI where he played basketball for the Huskies. He is also a graduate of the University of St. Augustine School for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2005. Dr. Fogle is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in Physical Therapy as acknowledged by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Dr. Fogle's primary interests include orthopedics and sports medicine rehabilitation, including the use of state-of-the-art techniques such as ASTYM and ART. He has completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Dr. Fogle has been practicing at BRPT-Lake since 2007.

Jennifer Champagne

Office Manager
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Jennifer Champagne

Office Manager

Teri Hammonds, PT, DPT

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Teri Hammonds, PT, DPT

Dr. Teri Hammonds is an Ascension Parish native who graduated from St. Amant High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Science from Nicholls State University in 2006 where she played softball for the Colonels for 4 years. In 2012, she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Hammonds' interests include orthopedic patients from pediatric sports injuries to geriatric wellness. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). She has completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore, and is a certified ART and ASTYM system provider. Dr. Hammonds joined BRPT-Lake in 2012.

Lacy Goree, PTA

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Lacy Goree, PTA

Ms. Goree is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies in May of 2007. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in May of 2015. She is also a dance teacher and choreographer for a competitive dance company in the Prairieville area. Ms. Goree is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy- Lake in 2015.

Emily Ali, PTA

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Emily Ali, PTA

Ms. Ali is a native of Prairieville, LA. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2003. Ms. Ali is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2004.

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Greg LeBlanc, PT, DPT, OCS

Vice President / Denham Springs Clinic Director
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Greg LeBlanc, PT, DPT, OCS

Vice President / Denham Springs Clinic Director

Dr. LeBlanc is a native of Greenwell Springs, Louisiana and earned his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. In 1999, he received a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Evidence in Motion Physical Therapy Institute in Louisville, KY. Dr. LeBlanc is a manual therapist and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in Physical Therapy as acknowledged by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. His clinical interests are primarily sports rehab and manual therapy, including state-of-the-art techniques such as ASTYM and ART. He has also completed level I and II training in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT) or Dry Needling through Kinetacore. Dr. LeBlanc is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association (LPTA). Along with being a member of the LPTA Executive Committee, he is the immediate past president of the LPTA. He also serves as a delegate, representing Louisiana Physical Therapists, to the APTA House of Delegates. Dr. LeBlanc has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2000. In recognition for his achievements as a clinician and successes in professional association activities, Dr. LeBlanc was recognized in 2008 as the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Outstanding Physical Therapy Alumni. In 2010, he was recognized as one of the Baton Rouge Business Report 2010 Top 40 under 40 honorees.

Donna Jones

Office Manager
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Donna Jones

Office Manager

Ben LeBlanc, PT, DPT

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Ben LeBlanc, PT, DPT

Dr. LeBlanc is a native of Dutchtown, LA. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 2010, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2013. Dr. LeBlanc is a certified ASTYM system provider. He has also completed Level I training through Kinetacore in Intramuscular Manual Therapy (IMT)/Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN). Dr. LeBlanc has been practicing physical therapy with BRPT-Lake since 2015.

Christina Beatty, PTA

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Christina Beatty, PTA

Ms. Beatty is a native of Denham Springs, LA. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in 2000. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2000.

Lauren Huval, PTA

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Lauren Huval, PTA

Ms. Huval is a native of Central, Louisiana. She earned her Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in May of 2010. She is also an all-star cheerleading coach in the Baton Rouge area. Ms. Huval is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. She joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2010.

Walter Latapie, PTA

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Walter Latapie, PTA

Mr. Latapie is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1993. He completed his Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from Our Lady of the Lake College in May of 2014. Mr. Latapie is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association. He joined Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake in 2014.

Support Staff

Dee Johnston

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Dee Johnston

Jodie Landry

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Jodie Landry

Laura Rieger

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Laura Rieger