Our team is the glue that holds Summit together. Without their high quality of expertise and warming personalities we wouldn't be one of the top outpatient therapy clinics in town!

Our Valuable Team Members

James H. Strandy
James H. StrandyPT, CHT, CEA, Hand Specialist, CFCE
Jim was born and raised in the Spokane Valley where he graduated from West Valley High School before heading off to Washington State University. After graduating from WSU in 1975, he pursued his physical therapy education from the Mayo School of Health Related Sciences. Click on Jim to learn more about him!
Robert Hoctor
Robert HoctorPartner/Director of Operations, OTR/L, ATP, CEES, CWcHP, CFCE
Bob serves as the Executive Director of Summit Rehabilitation Associates, overseeing the clinic operations and has over 20 years of experience. Learn more about Bob by clicking on his picture!
Zach Strandy
Zach StrandyPartner/Director of Clinical Staff, DPT, PT, CFCE, CWcHP
Zach joined Summit Rehab in August of 2007 as a staff therapist and became a partner in 2011. His current rehabilitation interests are in the shoulder, knee, low back and pelvis. He helps manage the work injury programs that include Work Conditioning and Work Hardening. Click on Zach’s picture to learn more about him!
Derek Lusk
Derek LuskValley Clinic Director, DPT, PT, OCS, CWcHP, CFCE
After graduating with his DPT from Eastern Washington University, Derek began his physical therapy career in the hospital setting, before joining The Summit Rehab staff in May of 2014. Derek enjoys the challenge of working with various complex orthopedic conditions.Click on Derek’s picture to learn more about him!
Bryan Garner
Bryan GarnerDPT, PT, CFCE, CEAS
Bryan was born and raised in Rathdrum, ID before heading to college at University of Montana. He studied biology and anatomy, finishing with a BS in Biology. He continued his education with Eastern Washington University and graduated in 2013 with his Doctorate of Physical therapy. Learn more about Bryan by clicking on his picture!
Diana Smith
Diana SmithMPT, PT, OCS, COMT, CLT, Women’s Health Specialist
Diana Smith began and completed her education at Eastern Washington University and received her Masters of Physical Therapy in 1998. With the goal of providing the highest quality care she has continued advancement of her clinical skills by receiving an OCS and a COMT certification. Learn more about Diana by clicking on her picture!
Kari Hilton
Kari HiltonDPT, PT, Women's Health Specialist
Kari, a Texas native, joined the Summit Rehab team in August of 2016. She attended the University of Wyoming on a swimming scholarship, receiving her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. She moved to Spokane graduating from Eastern Washington University in 2013 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. To learn more about Kari, click on her picture!
Liz Dudenhofer
Liz DudenhoferDPT, PT, CSCS
Liz received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) in August 2012 from A.T. Still University. She has worked in the outpatient setting, specializing in manual therapy, fasical release and functional movement assessment while completing her Orthopedic Residency in 2015. To learn more about Liz, click on her picture!
Angela Enger
Angela EngerMOT, OT, Hand Specialist
Angela was raised in Pinedale Wyoming and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wyoming receiving her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. She made her way to the Spokane area where she attended Eastern Washington University and graduated with her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2016. To learn more about Angela, click on her picture!
Natalie Weir
Natalie WeirDPT, PT, Women's Health Specialist
Natalie was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and moved to Western Washington shortly after. She completed her undergrad at Andrews University in Michigan and graduated from the doctorate program at Andrews in August of 2014 after completing their 3 and 3 program. Learn more about Natalie by clicking on her picture!
Matt Kifer
Matt KiferDPT, PT
Matt graduated with honors with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in May of 2017. During his program, he completed a clinical rotation under Zach Strandy’s mentorship at the North Spokane office and enjoyed it so much that he decided to return to the Summit team. Learn more about Matt by clicking on his picture!
David Enger
David EngerDPT, PT
David was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado and graduated in 2016 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Andrews University. He is an avid sports fan with a background in soccer, running and personal training which helps him connect with and help others pursue optimum function in the activities they enjoy. Learn more about David by clicking on his picture!
Kari Duclos (Clark)
Kari Duclos (Clark)PT
Kari was born and raised in Spokane Washington where she graduated from Shadle Park High School. Following high school, Kari attended University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington where she played collegiate volleyball and also received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy. To learn more about Kari, click on her picture!
Barbara Moe
Barbara MoeMPT, PT
Barb is a Spokane native, joining the Summit Rehab team March 2018. She has been a treating orthopedic outpatient physical therapist in Spokane for the past 18 years. Barb’s specialties include orthopedic work and sports injuries, lymphedema, post-surgical care and pre & post natal rehabilitation.To learn more about Barb, click on her picture!
Kari Einset
Kari EinsetMS, OT/L, Hand Specialist
Kari brings over 30 years’ of experience to Summit Rehabilitation Associates. Kari has a BS in OT from Mount Mary University and a MS in OT from the University of Washington. Her clinical strengths include upper extremity orthopedics, physical agent modalities, wound care and hand therapy.
To learn more about Kari, click on her picture!
Melissa Carder
Melissa CarderPTA
After graduating from Mt. Spokane High School she attended and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.A. in Psychology. Following a few years of working as a therapy aide she came back to Spokane to attend the Spokane Falls Community College program for Physical Therapist Assistants and graduated in 2011. To learn more about Melissa, click on her picture!
Marrisa DeJong
Marrisa DeJongDPT, PT, LSVTBIG
Marissa joined the Summit Rehab team in September 2019 following graduation from Eastern Washington University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Prior to graduation, Marissa completed clinical rotations in outpatient settings focused on treatment of neurological diagnosis and conditions. While in school, Marissa also completed her LSVTBIG certification specific to treating patients with Parkinsons. To learn more about Marissa, click on her picture!
Mitch Riddle
Mitch RiddleMOT, OT, Hand Specialist
Mitch grew up in Pullman, WA but currently resides in Spokane with his wife and two kids. Mitch graduated from Corban University in 2010 with a B.S. in Exercise Science and for a short time thereafter worked as a Licensed Massage Practitioner before pursuing his passion for Occupational Therapy. Mitch attended Eastern Washington University and graduated with his Master’s in Occupational Therapy in 2017. To learn more about Mitch, click in his picture!
Nick Kelly
Nick KellyDPT, PT
Nick will be joining the Summit Team in February 2020!

Nick graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Eastern Washington University (EWU) in 2016. Prior to this, he completed his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science with a minor in Business Administration from EWU as well. He has spent the past 3 years working in a rural healthcare facility treating a wide variety of patients. To learn more about Nick, click in his picture!

Jenn Pence
Jenn PenceDPT, PT, Women's Health Specialist
Joining the Summit Team in February 2020
Daren Roybal
Daren RoybalCOTA/L
Daren was born and raised in Spokane, Washington where he was part of the first graduating class of occupational therapy assistants from Spokane Falls Community College. Daren graduated in June of 2013 and has started his career in occupational therapy at Summit Rehabilitation Associates. To learn more about Daren, click on his picture!
Brian Hartley
Brian HartleyPTA, CEAS
After graduating from Susitna Valley High School, Brian made his way to Eastern Oregon University receiving a B.S. in Physical Education in 2003. In 2005, he moved to the Spokane area where he went back to school attending Spokane Falls Community College where he received his Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 2011. To learn more about Brian, click on his picture!
Gabe Stannard
Gabe StannardPTA
Born and raised in North Spokane, Gabe graduated from Mt. Spokane High School in 2005 where he played baseball, basketball, and football. Gabe graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Spokane Falls Community College in 2016. Preceding his Associate of Applied Science, PTA degree, he received his Associate of Arts Degree from SFCC in 2014. To learn more about Gabe, click on his picture!
Havilah Correira
Havilah CorreiraPTA
Havilah was born and raised in Talkeetna, Alaska, where she was home-schooled along with her sister and two brothers. Growing up in Alaska she developed a love for the outdoors and learned the value of enjoying a simple life.
Before attending college Havilah traveled the world. She has been to eleven countries including Nepal, Australia, Japan, Thailand and South Africa. During her first visit to South Africa she fell in love with the people and returned for a three year stint of volunteer humanitarian work. At this time Havilah knew she wanted to join the medical field to continue helping others.
Learn more about Havilah by clicking on her picture!
Erica Lewis
Erica LewisCOTA, NBCOT
Joining the Summit Team in February 2020
Ellie Karamehic
Ellie KaramehicLMT, FMS, SRT, PRT
Ellie has been practicing as a Massage Therapist since 2013 following graduation from the Inland Massage Institute in Spokane. Ellie has spent her time working with Physical Therapists, Chiropractors and other highly trained Massage Therapists and enjoys creating a tailored approach to each patient’s needs to maximize their recovery process. Learn more about Ellie by clicking on her picture!