Inpatient Staff

Our therapy staff consists of highly specialized physical, occupational and speech therapists who are well versed in the latest therapy techniques and treatments. We have more doctors of physical therapy (DPT) and orthopedic clinical specialists (OCS) than any other physical therapy clinic in the area, and the only certified hand therapist (CHT) in Kings County.

We are also the only outpatient rehabilitation facility in Kings County that offers physical, occupational and speech therapy services at one location in Hanford.

Jamie Hutcherson PT, DPT

Dr. Jamie Hutcherson, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation Services Manager

Doctorate: Physical Therapy, University of the Pacific, 2012.

Master's Degree: Exercise Science, University of West Florida, 2000.

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Florida State University, 1999.

Professional Interests: Pursuit of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Certified Specialist (CCS) certification. Program development to improve evidence-based practice in acute care.

Personal Interests: Skiing, gardening, cooking, traveling and volunteering.


cynthia macedo

Dr. Cynthia Macedo, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctorate: Physical Therapy, New York University, New York, 2012.

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Cal Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, 2005.

Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Professional Interests: Obtain certification in geriatrics, leadership experience, become director of a facility.

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, reading, running, and spending time with family.


Dana Georgeson, PT, MPT, CLT

dana georgesonPhysical Therapist

Master’s Degree: Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, 2009.

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in health science, Loma Linda University, 2007. Associate of Science as a physical therapist assistant, Walla Walla College, 2004.

Accomplishments: Certified lymphedema therapist. 2011. Expertise in the area of women’s health issues, including treatment of pelvic floor pain and incontinence.

Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, mountain biking, knitting, kayaking, and exploring different languages and foods.


Judd Mynderup, PT, MPT

Dr. Judd Mynderup, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Master’s Degree: Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, 2007.

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, California State University, Fresno, 2002.

Accomplishments: Credentialed clinical instructor.

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, watching motor sports and college sports, and spending time with family.


Tanvi Jithendran, MA, CCC-SPL

Tanvi Jithendran, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Master’s Degree: Speech Language Pathology, California State University, Fresno, 2013.

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, BU, India, 2011.

Accomplishments: Pursue doctorate in neurological aspects of speech and language, neurological co-relates of speech and language, neuroscience of the brain, video-fluoroscopy swallow studies.

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, running, swimming, hiking, going to the beach, music, cooking to relax.


Megan Kelly

Megan Kelly, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Master’s Degree: Occupational Therapy, Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY, 2012.

Undergraduate Degree: Occupational Science, Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY, 2011.

Professional Interests: Kinesiology taping, pursuing lymphedema management certification, NDT certification, PAMs certification.

Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends and her two German Shepherds.


Terry George, PTA

Terry George, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: Physical Therapy Assistant, Academy of Health Sciences of the United States Army, 1997.

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling and outdoor activities.


Melissa Durst, PTA

Melissa Durst, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: Associate of Science: Physical Therapist Assistant, College of the Sequoias, 2015.

Professional Interests: Pursue Physical Therapist Assistant Advanced Proficiency for Acute Care, obtain a bachelors degree.

Personal Interests: Traveling, cooking, watching movies and spending time with family.