Sports Physical Therapy Residency: Faculty

Toko Nguyen, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Supervisor of Clinical Residency Programs
• Board Certified Orthopedic and Sports Clinical Specialist
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• NSCA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic and Sports Sections, TPTA, AAOMPT, Texas Legislative Representative for the APTA Sports Section, ABPTRFE Accreditation Service Committee
• Interests & Specialties: Shoulder and overhead athletes; sports performance; professional, Olympic and collegiate athletes
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Northeast Missouri State University
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Texas State University
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Texas Women's University
  • Fellowship Training, Manual Therapy Institute

Marie Charpentier, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, ATC, LAT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Coordinator of Sports and Athletic Training Residency Programs
• Board Certified Orthopedic and Sports Clinical Specialist
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer
• Member: APTA Sports Section, TPTA, AAOMPT, National Athletic Trainers Association, Southeastern District Nominating Committee, APTA Accreditation Committee
• Interests & Specialties: Endurance athlete specialist, passion for treating runners and triathletes of all levels
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine, University of Virginia
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia
  • Residency Training, Kaiser Permanente Southern California
  • Fellowship Training, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Christina Gomez, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
• Coordinator of Orthopedic Residency Progam
• Board Certified Orthopedic and Sports Clinical Specialist
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• NSCA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic and Sports Section, TPTA, AAOMPT, Southeastern District Second Vice Co-chair, Advisory Panel for Independent Study Courses for APTA Orthopedic Section
• Interests & Specialties: Gymnastics and tumbling, concussion, pain science, behavioral science
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of New Mexico
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of New Mexico
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Orthopedic Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Ciara Burgi, PT, DPT, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Sugar Land
• Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• NSCA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
• Member: APTA Sports and Orthopedic Sections, AAOMPT, TPTA, TPTA Southeastern District Communications Chair
• Interests & Specialties: Lower extremity rehabilitation and athletic performance, performing arts specialist, global health specialist
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Duke University
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Adeeb Khalfe, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Sugar Land
• Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• NSCA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic Section, TPTA, AAOMPT
• Interests & Specialties: Upper extremity conditions, track & field athletes, sports performance rehabilitation
• Education:
  • Bachelor's of Science in Biology, Baylor University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Angelo State University
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Orthopedic Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Regina Bautista, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Sugar Land
• Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
• Member: APTA Orthopedic Section, TPTA, AAOMPT
• Interests & Specialties: General orthopedics, pain science, manual therapy


• Education:
  • Bachelor of Physical Therapy, University of Saint Tomas
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, A.T. Still University
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Orthopedic Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Sarah Macrowski, PT, DPT, OCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Sugar Land
• Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic and Women's Health Section
• Interests & Specialties: Prenatal and postpartum care, pelvic health rehabilitation, endurance athletes



• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, St. Louis University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, St. Louis University

Kyle Belski, PT, DPT, SCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Sugar Land
• Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Sports Section
• Interests & Specialties: Upper extremity, baseball, sports performance



• Education:
  • Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology, Southwestern University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Residency

Beth Riemersma, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, LAT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Willowbrook
• Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Sports Section, TPTA, NATA
• Certified Athletic Trainer
• Interests & Specialties: Volleyball, educating fellow crossfitters to encourage normal, functional movements and reduce risk of injury


• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science, Concordia University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Creighton University
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Amy Contreras, PT, MPT, OCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, West Houston
• Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic Section, TPTA
• Interests & Specialties: General orthopedics, manual therapy




• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Texas Women’s University

Courtney Bohne, PT, DPT, SCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, St. John
• Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Sports Section, TPTA
• Interests & Specialties: Injury prevention, sport rehabilitation, running injuries, baseball and basketball injuries, lower extremity rehabilitation


• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Florida
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Institute for Athlete Regeneration OMPT

Caitlyn Beltrani, PT, DPT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Willowbrook
• Member: APTA Member Sports Section
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Science, Northeastern University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Northeastern University
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Residency

Chrysta Lloyd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, West Houston
• Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic Section, TPTA
• Interests & Specialties: General orthopedics, pain science, manual therapy



• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Florida State University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Orthopedic Residency
  • Fellowship Training, Manual Therapy Institute

Chris Gaines, PT, DPT, SCS

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, St. John
• Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
• Member: APTA Orthopedic and Sports Section, Tactical Athlete SIG Sports Section
• Interests & Specialties: Concussion rehabilitation, athletic spine rehabilitation, CrossFit athletes, tactical athletes


• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Texas Women’s University - Houston
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Residency
  • Fellowship Training, OPTIM Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship

Corbin Skinner, PT, DPT

• Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
• Clinical Faculty Mentor, Willowbrook
• Member: APTA member Sports and Orthopedic Sections
• Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, LeTourneau University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
  • Residency Training, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Orthopedic Residency

Our Athletic Trainers


Daniel Cook, ATC, LAT
  • Faculty, Sports Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Residency
  • Education: BA, West Virginia University - 1998
  • Internships: Pittsburgh Pirates-Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society. Indianapolis Colts- Summer Internship
  • Previous Affiliations: CHRISTUS St. John Hospital – Pearland High School. CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital – San Jacinto Junior College. CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital – Outreach Athletic Trainer. Houston Methodist St. John Hospital – Texas City High School-Outreach Athletic Trainer. Bay Area Toros Baseball Team – Medical Director. Hitchcock High School – Outreach Athletic Trainer.

W. Brandon Roberts, MEd, ATC, LAT
  • Faculty, Athletic Training Residency
  • Education: BESS, Texas State University; MEd, Texas State University
  • Previous Affiliations: Fort Bend Travis High School, Head Athletic Trainer; Fort Bend Kempner High School, Head Athletic Trainer

Bill Wissen, MA, ATC, LAT
  • Faculty, Sports Physical Therapy Residency and Athletic Training Residency
  • Education: BA, Southeastern Louisiana University; MA, Western Michigan University
  • Previous Affiliations: Alief Hastings High School, Clinical Athletic Trainer


Our Residents


Sports Residents, Class of 2017
Ryan Piper PT, DPT, CSCS
  • Undergraduate: Wheaton College
  • Graduate: University of Southern California

Cortney Charlesworth PT, DPT, CSCS
  • Undergraduate: University of Georgia
  • Graduate: University of North Georgia

Adam Malek PT, DPT
  • Undergraduate: University of Houston
  • Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Monica Lee Gladney PT, DPT, CSCS
  • Undergraduate: Mississippi State University
  • Graduate: Texas Women’s University - Houston

Keshia Warren PT, DPT
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana Tech University
  • Graduate: Thomas Jefferson University


Our Residency Medical Directors


David Braunreiter, MD
  • "The residency at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has afforded our sports medicine physicians and residents the opportunity to unite their talents into a more precise treatment of our patients' medical needs. The collaboration of our professions has transformed our facility into an institution of knowledge that will continue to evolve and benefit our community." - David Braunreiter, MD
Mark W. Maffet, MD
  • "It is very impressive that our physical therapists are incorporating residency and fellowship to advance their clinical skills. From personal experience, these programs are vital to an orthopedic surgeon's success and I am glad that our therapists are following similar paths to their own specialization." - Mark W. Maffet, MD
Timothy C. Sitter, MD
  • "I am extremely excited to be part of a program that will advance the clinical skills of our therapists. Sound rehabilitation is a key component to a successful surgery and it is good to know we have a hospital that continues to develop high-level therapists to provide this service for us. This program truly fits into the culture of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital." - Timothy C. Sitter, MD
Jeffrey B. Wood, MD
  • "The opportunity for residents to observe us in clinic and in surgery is so important in understanding the implications for rehabilitation. This opportunity definitely puts our therapists ahead of the rest, and I am glad to be a part of this experience." - Jeffrey B. Wood, MD

Contact Us

For more information on the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Physical Therapy Residency Programs, please contact:

Toko Nguyen PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS
tcnguyen@houstonmethodist.org