Jerry Bazant PT, MS, OCS

Physical Therapist

Physical therapist Jerry Bazant makes every effort to help his patients understand their condition, why they have the symptoms they have and what they can do together to help them improve. “Educating and encouraging a lifestyle that includes consistent physical activity is my passion,” he says.

A graduate of the University of the Pacific, Jerry is also trained in mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT), kinesiotaping, instrument-assistant soft-tissue mobilization and Mulligan Mobilization with Movement. He is a board-certified orthopedic specialist and does power mobility and wheelchair evaluations.

Jerry values providing care in a clinic environment where patients get one-on-one treatment that taps a whole team of experts. “This provides the opportunity to design a tailored, specific rehabilitation plan for every patient,” he explains.

Jerry and his wife are the proud parents of two college students. They enjoy hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and golfing.

Catherine Fetters, PT, MPT, OCS

Physical Therapist

Open and honest communication is key to how physical therapist Catherine Fetters works with patients.
“I also feel that in order to progress and start feeling better, the work must continue when you leave the clinic,” she shares.

After completing a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Emory University, Catherine went on to get her master’s degree in physical therapy at the University of Puget Sound. She is board-certified in orthopedic physical therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association. Catherine believes in bringing clinical knowledge and evidence-based practice to her patients.

“I like to hear my patient’s narrative, their ‘story,’” Catherine explains. “I am so lucky to be able to spend an hour with my patients at each appointment and get to know them and work together on their goals for feeling and moving better.”

Two active daughters involved in sports, horseback riding, music, acting and social pursuits keep Catherine busy outside of work. She also enjoys stand-up paddleboarding, running, hiking, camping, bodyboarding and getting out to enjoy the local arts.

Randy Ojua

Physical Therapist Assistant

Randy Ojua considers patients key members of their healing team. “We are not here to ‘fix’ them,” Randy explains, “but to help guide and instruct them through the healing process.”

His guidance includes education and exercises to use at home to correct posture and improve muscle balance, core stabilization and body mechanics.

Randy works in outpatient orthopedics and is certified in ASTYM soft-tissue therapy. He completed his physical therapist assistant program at Mount Hood Community College.

After growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Randy has a keen love of landscaping and gardening. He even owns a small tree farm. He enjoys traveling with his wife, as well as biking, camping and photography.

Sarah Pattison, DPT

Physical Therapist

Sarah Pattison is passionate about patient-centered and evidence-based treatment. She encourages her patients to be active participants in their goals for therapy. She appreciates the team approach to physical therapy at Adventist Health Portland

After receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Pacific University, Sarah became certified in the treatment of vestibular disorders through Emory University. She has also completed coursework in the McKenzie Method of Diagnosis and Treatment for orthopedic spine and extremity injuries. As well as treating joint pain and motion loss, she is certified in the use of ASTYM for soft tissue injuries and has a special interest in treating the cervical spine and headaches. She sees all kinds of physical therapy patients but specializes in treatment of vestibular disorders including vertigo and dizziness.

In her spare time she enjoys hiking, sports and gardening.

Dolly Westover

Physical Therapist Assistant

Every patient is unique, so physical therapist assistant Dolly Westover loves to get to know each one by actively listening. “I believe everyone should be treated with respect, kindness and love,” she says. “Then it is possible to assist and guide every patient in achieving their goals of living a more pain-free life, improving function and enjoying what they like to do.”

After completing degrees is medical assistant and physical therapist assistant, Dolly has honed her practice in outpatient physical therapy to include McKenzie Institute Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment and soft-tissue mobilization. She is also an accredited clinical instructor.

Patient needs and goals are at the center of Dolly’s practice. “I am your advocate for providing excellent care in your rehab to a better life,” she says.

Dolly loves living in the Pacific Northwest and the many outdoor activities available close to Portland. Some of the many activities she enjoys include hiking, skiing, rafting, horseback riding and nature photography. She values the outreach she does with her church to help others. Her family is important to her too, including her three grown children, her cat and her dog.

Jason Ladwig

Physical therapist assistant, Gresham Station

Jason Ladwig truly enjoys helping his patients improve their quality of life and function. He brings training in mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT), orthopedics, balance and gait to his work in both outpatient and hospital settings.

Before completing his physical therapy assistant training at Mount Hood Community College, Jason earned his Bachelor of Science in recreation management from Appalachian State University. He worked as a kayak guide in Maine. He also enjoys biking and spending time with his family.

Rhonda Wilson

Physical therapist assistant

Making patients feel at ease and letting each patient know their goals are her goal are the hallmarks of how Rhonda Wilson provides care as a physical therapy assistant. She is an active listener who cares about patients’ entire well-being — body, mind and spirit.

“Some days we need exercises, and some days we need to talk things through,” she explains. “I am here for both. It is all an important part of the healing process.”

After completing her degree as a physical therapist assistant, Rhonda has worked in outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation as well as in the skilled nursing environment. Her focuses include the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Testing, functional work conditioning and post job offer screenings.

Rhonda and her husband share a daughter who is the joy of their lives. In her free time, Rhonda coaches a local high school dance team. She enjoys dancing, crafting and being artistic in general. She also values living each day to the fullest and finding joy and laughter.

Katie Williams, PT, MDT

Katie Williams believes that as a physical therapist, she is also a teacher. Her goal with every patient is to guide toward a path of managing self-care through education, understanding and patience.

Williams earned her master’s degree in physical therapy at University of Iowa in Iowa City. She is also certified in mechanical diagnosis and treatment (also known as the McKenzie Method).

Outside of work, she does CrossFit and spends time with her family checking out the variety of cuisine available in the Pacific Northwest.

Larry Soule, PT

Physical therapist
Administrative Director, Rehab Services

It’s all about helping the people who come for rehabilitation services feel and do better for Larry Soule, a physical therapist and the administrative director of Rehab Services. He believes in personalized care and communication, which increases understanding, reduces anxiety and improves quality of life.

Soule earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy at Loma Linda University in Southern California. He has more than 30 years of experience working in physical therapy. In his role as the administrative director, Soule believes his job is to inspire and support rehab therapists and other medical professionals to deliver the best possible care for all patients.

Soule is active in a variety of organizations in and outside the hospital that involve physical rehabilitation. For example, he is an advisory board member for the Mount Hood Community College Physical Therapy Assistant Program in Gresham, Oregon. At Adventist Health Portland, he sits on several operations and advisory council, including the Orthopedic Advisory Council, the Patient Care Council, and the Stroke Operations Council.

For fun, Soule enjoys traveling, scuba diving and piloting airplanes, in addition to enjoying hiking and camping. He also likes working with his hands, doing activities such as home building, gardening, and woodworking. He adores his family and dogs.