Physical Therapy at Bel Air – Orthopedic and Sports Center | 21015 | MedStar Health

MedStar Health: Physical Therapy at Bel Air – Orthopedic and Sports Center

MedStar Health at Bel Air is a modern brick and glass building.
12 MedStar Blvd.
Ste. 325
Bel Air, MD 21015

Welcome to physical therapy at Bel Air — Orthopedic and Sports Center

You can find our physical therapy clinic under the same roof as MedStar Health’s renowned orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists. Located in the newly completed MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus, our clinic offers a wide variety of services, including the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries and conditions. We offer sports injury rehabilitation, emphasizing early intervention and training regimens to promote safe performance and prevent injury or re-injury.

For Neurorehabilitation and Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy services, click here.

Visiting physical therapy at Bel Air — Orthopedic and Sports Center

Hours of operation:

Monday: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Insurance

We proudly accept most major health plans. The list below serves as a guide and is subject to change. If you are unsure about your coverage, please call your insurance provider. Insurance is collected prior to scheduling services.

Our providers

  • Alpa Buege, PT, DPT, AIB-VR, Clinic Director

    Alpa Buege received her bachelor's degree in Kinesiological Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park. She went on to complete her doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore. Alpa is certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation. Alpa’s rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Sports Injuries

    • Pre- and Post-Operative conditions

    • Neck and Back Pain

    • Manual Therapy

    • Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Lisa Proutt, PT, MPT, Clinic Coordinator

    Lisa Proutt attended Towson University where she received her bachelor’s degree in health education. She also earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Slippery Rock University. Lisa specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Graston Technique Manual Therapy

    • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

  • Susan Dumler, OTR/L

    Susan Dumler completed her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Towson University. Susan is a certified hand therapist (CHT) and certified upper-extremity lymphedema specialist (CLT-UE). She is an expert in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Amputation Rehabilitation

    • Arthritis Treatment

    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Treatment

    • Lymphedema Management

    • Neurorehabilitation

    • Orthopedic Occupational Therapy

    • Parkinson's Disease (LSVTTM)

    • Shoulder, Hand, and Wrist Therapy

    • Stroke Recovery

  • Matthew Falter, PTA

    Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Salisbury University and Associate’s degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from Carroll Community College. He is also a certified personal trainer as of 2021. Matt enjoys working with all patient demographics, but his favorite are athletes and post-op. In his free time, Matt likes to stay active outdoors, workout, and play softball and golf.

  • Stacy Goldstein, OTR/L

    Stacy Goldstein received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Towson University. Stacy is a certified hand therapist (CHT) and certified lymphedema specialist (CLT). Her rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Arthritis Treatment

    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Treatment

    • Lymphedema Management

    • Neurorehabilitation

    • Orthopedic Occupational Therapy

    • Shoulder, Hand, and Wrist Therapy

    • Stroke Recovery

  • Sarah Harrison, PT, DPT, OCS

    Sarah Harrison attended Ithaca College where she received her B.S. and M.S. in Clinical Science/Physical Therapy. She earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. She is certified by the State of Maryland to perform dry needling and is board certified by the APTA as an orthopedic clinical specialist. Sarah specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Dry Needling

    • Sports Injuries

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

  • Bryan Merlock, PT, DPT

    Bryan Merlock attended the University of Maryland, College Park where he received his bachelor's degree, and received his doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine in Florida. Bryan specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
    • Sports Injuries
    • Running Injury Care
  • Andrea (Andi) Miller, OT/L

    Andrea (Andi) Miller received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Towson University. Andi is a certified hand therapist (CHT) and her rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Arthritis Treatment

    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Treatment

    • Graston Technique Manual Therapy

    • Neurorehabilitation

    • Orthopedic Occupational Therapy

    • Shoulder, Hand, and Wrist Therapy

    • Stroke Recovery

  • Christopher Palmer, PT, DPT

    Christopher Palmer attended Towson University, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He also completed his doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Chris specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • Dry Needling

    • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

    • Sports Injuries

    • Running Injury Care

  • Erin Sammarco, MS, OTR/L

    Erin attended Towson University where she earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science and physical education. Erin then attended Husson University, in Maine, to receive her master's degree in occupational therapy. Her current area of treatment is the following:

    • Autism Rehabilitation
    • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
    • Sensory Processing Disorder
    • Handwriting
  • Lorraine Stuchinski, PT, MPT

    Lorraine Stuchinski attended the University of Delaware, where she received her bachelor’s degree. Lorraine also completed her master’s degree in physical therapy from George Washington University. She specializes in the following rehabilitation areas:

    • ACL Return-to-Play Testing

    • Dry Needling

    • Neck Pain and Lower Back Pain

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

  • Virginia Sakell, PTA

    Virginia Sakell received her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland at College Park. She also earned her associate degree from Baltimore City Community College. Virginia’s rehabilitation specialties include:

    • Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

  • Susan Marzicola Walter OTR/L, MS, RN, CLT-LANA

    Susan Walter received her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Towson University, Baltimore Maryland and is a Registered Nurse. She completed a specialty certification in lymphatic studies through Klose Training in 2010 utilizing the Vodder method. She is a certified lymphedema therapist treating both upper and lower extremities as well as head and neck. Susan achieved further lymphatic certification through the Lymphology Association of North America. She is a Harford County native.