Payton joined the Summit Rehab team in June of 2022 after graduating with his Doctorate in Occupational therapy from the University of Mary in Billings, Montana. Payton is looking forward to growing as an occupational therapist as part of the Summit Rehab team and is passionate about serving the Spokane area.


  • Occupational Therapy
    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)
  • Orthopedic Occupational Therapy
  • Work Injury Management Programs
  • Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
    • Shoulder
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Seating and Mobility (Wheelchair Evaluations)

Education and Professional Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology, Eastern Washington University-2019
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy, The University of Mary-2022

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

Personal Interests

In his free time, Payton enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, paddle boarding, and running half-marathons. He also volunteers his time coaching adaptive athletics (Wheelchair Basketball, Para Track and Field, and Para Fencing).