All ★ Star Physical Therapy

A Legacy of Excellence.

Meet the Team

Our experienced and caring staff is here to help you. Get to know us.

Paul DiMeglio

OTR/L, Hand Therapy Certified (HTC) – Temecula
Paul has been a proud resident of the Murrieta Valley since 1982, attending grade school at Murrieta Elementary School and graduating from Temecula Valley High School. Paul received his Degree in Occupational therapy from Keuka College in New York. He then underwent further extensive training and education to become Hand Therapist Certified….
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William Atkins

PT, OCS, CSCS – Fallbrook
William received his Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 1981 from California State University Long Beach. Bill has specialized training in orthopedic and sports physical therapy for nearly three decades…
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Gregory K. Smith

PT, MOMT, OCS – Temecula
Gregory received his Bachelor’s of Science from California State University at Northridge in 1987. He received his Master’s Degree in Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1993. Greg has been an active treating Physical Therapist for 24 years…
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John Waite

PT, DPT, OCS, Hand Specialist – Murrieta
John received his B.S. from California State University at Northridge in 1990. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda in 2002. He has had 23 years as a treating physical therapist and operations in the rehabilitation space, and EMR development…
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Dilyana Aly

PT, DPT – Menifee
Dilyana received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from the Bulgarian National Sports Academy in 2005. She earned a Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy in 2016 from the A.T. Still University…
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Rey Aquino

PT, MPT – San Jacinto
Rey has been active serving the community as an emergency first responder for local football programs, track and field, cross country, the American Junior Golf Association and as a Master Assessor for CIF Southern Section for local wrestling programs…
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Sarah Arnold

PT, DPT, OCS – Wildomar
Sarah received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Austin College in 2004. She then went on to received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 2010…
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Andrew W. Atkins

PT, DPT, CSCS – Temecula
Andrew completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in 2015. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Andrew completed his CSCS and worked as a personal trainer…
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Katie Buchholz

PT, DPT, OCS – Escondido
Katie completed her undergraduate program at Northern Arizona University and received her Bachelors of Science for Exercise Science in 2008. From there she worked as a physical therapy aide for about 4 years, gaining experience in the field before completing her Doctor of Physical Therapy…
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Michelle Colman

PT, DPT, OCS – Miramar
Michelle has a passion for working with patients with lower extremity injuries and has enjoyed working with athletes from all sports and levels of competition, as well as performing artists such as musicians and dancers…
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Scott Cunningham

PTA – Lake Elsinore
Scott has been a PTA for over 30 years with a specialty in Sports Rehabilitation. He is a Certified Clinical Instructor and enjoys teaching students, as they bring current concepts into the clinic and he is able to share his eclectic array of knowledge…
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AJ Cushman

PT, DPT – Vista
AJ earned her undergraduate degree in kinesiology from the University of Virginia and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University, and was a 4-year starter and senior captain for their varsity volleyball program…
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Gretchen DeGrote

PTA – Apple Valley
Gretchen is a PTA who studied sociology at Cal Poly Pomona and went on to earn her Physical Therapy Assistant Associate of Science Degree from Loma Linda University. She plans to pursue education in Pilates based rehabilitation and injury prevention…
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Lisa Demattia

PT, DPT, OCS – Murrieta
Lisa specializes in orthopedic manual therapy, functional movement and movement re-education, sports related injuries, motor vehicle accidents, and spinal rehabilitation…
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Barbara Dickman

PT – Temecula
Barbara has an extensive background in Neurological Rehabilitation in both Inpatient and Outpatient settings. Barbara received her NDT certification shortly after starting her career in Physical Therapy and has worked with patient’s recovering from CVA, TBI, and Spinal Cord Injury…
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Christine Eddow

PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, WCS, CHT – Corona
Christine is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and is also board certified in Orthopedics (OCS) and Women’s Health (WCS). She has served as Clinical Faculty at Loma Linda University since 1994 and is the Director of Post Professional Education and Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California…
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Jim Eddow

PT, DPT, OCS – Corona
Jim is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and specializes in Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He is currently adjunct/clinical faculty in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program at Western University of Health Science in Pomona…
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Lisa Ennis

MPT – Murrieta iCare
Lisa received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biomechanics from UC Davis in 1992. She received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Institute of Physical Therapy in 1996. She has practiced in outpatient orthopedics in the Temecula/Murrieta area for 18 years…
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Linda Evans

PT, DPT, OCS – Lake Elsinore
Linda is the clinical director of the Lake Elsinore clinic. She received a Bachelors of Science in Rehabilitation Science in 2007 from Northeastern University and received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2008…
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Jennifer Eyer

OTR/L – Escondido
Jennifer enjoys working with individuals of all ages and has a special interest in upper extremity rehabilitation and neurological rehabilitation. Currently she is seeking a certification in hand therapy and plans to pursue board certification as a Certified Hand Therapist in the future…
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Malerie Franco

PT, DPT – Murrieta
Malerie is a physical therapist who grew up locally in Murrieta. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology at the California state University of Fullerton and then graduated with honors with Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences…
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Shannon Garcia

PT, DPT – Escondido
Shannon completed her undergraduate degree at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA and received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 2013…
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Scott Holman

PT, DPT, OCS – Temecula
Dr. Holman is co-director of the Temecula clinic. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine at the University of the Pacific and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hardin-Simmons University. He has been board certified in orthopedics since 2004…
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Melissa Kaminski

DPT – Menifee East
Melissa is the Director of the Menifee East clinic. She received a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Loma Linda University, CA in 2009, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at the University of San Diego, CA in 2003…
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Susan Kenyon

PT, JD – Ramona
Susan graduated with a BS in Physical Therapy, completed a Master’s of Science in Health Care Administration, and got her Juris Doctorate specializing in Medical Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence from the University of San Diego…
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Sondra Kelly

PT, DPT – Escondido
Sondra completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology at California State University San Marcos in 2007 with an emphasis in Physical Education. After a brief hiatus, she attended the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015…
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Carrie Loomis

PT, MPT, Hand Specialist – Fallbrook
Carrie earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from California State University Fresno in 1999. She had worked for the past 14 years in an outpatient orthopedic setting…
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Pete Lorenz, Jr.

PT, DPT – Vista
Pete earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 2005 from California State University San Marcos while playing on the school’s club soccer team. After graduation he became a nationally certified personal trainer…
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Amanda Lucy

PT, DPT – Fallbrook
Amanda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesilogy with an emphasis on Sports Medicine from San Diego State University. She then worked with San Diego State’s Football team and the University of San Diego men’s basketball and women’s soccer team as an Athletic trainer…
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Emily Mason

PT, DPT, OCS – Corona
Emily has developed and implemented preventive programs for athletes, including an ACL prevention program and a preventative shoulder program for throwing athletes…
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Mike Morasco

PT – Escondido
Mike has worked in private practice orthopedic physical rehabilitation and sports therapy here locally for the past thirty-three years. He has extensive training as an orthopedic specialist and is well known in the medical community for his expertise and skills…
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Debra Normand

MS CCC-SLP – Murrieta
Debra is the Director of Speech Therapy of All Star Physical Therapy and has specialized certifications in Vital Stim Therapy (for treatment of swallowing disorders), PROMPT therapy, Hanen Parent Training for early intervention, and Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LVST)…
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Emily Olson

PT, DPT, OCS – Wildomar
Emily received her Bachelor’s of Kinesiology Pennsylvania State University and an Associate’s in Physical Therapy Assisting from Lehigh Carbon Community College. She is certified in Rocktaping and Kinesiotaping, with a specialty in Crossfit…
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Binoy Patel

PT, MSPT, OCS – Menifee
Binoy has been an active treating Physical Therapist over 10 years. He specializes in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. He is specialized in orthopedic manual therapy for spine, shoulder, knee, hip and ankle related conditions…
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Barry Peuker

PT, JSCC – Escondido
Barry earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from California State University, Fresno in 1982 and has been a practicing Orthopedic Physical Therapist for over 30 years…
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Gabriel Perpetua

PT, DPT – Escondido
Gabriel received his Physical Therapy education at Loma Linda University and was conferred the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with highest graduate level honors in 2008…
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Shayna Richman

PT, DPT – Murrieta
Shayna received both her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Studies (2013) and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (2015) in a combined accelerated program at Boston University…
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Darrell Rowe

OT, CHT – Lake Elsinore / Corona
Darrell graduated from the University of Alberta Occupational Therapy Program and became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006. Darrell’s specialties include static/dynamic splinting, and treating a wide variety of orthopedic upper extremity conditions…
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Alan Saluta

PT, DPT – Temecula
Alan received his Bachelor of Science in Health Science from San Diego State University in 1992. He continued his studies and ultimately completed the University of Southern California’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 1998…
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Braden Schaidt

PT, DPT, CEAS, TPI Certified – Hemet
Braden is a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Medical Professional as well as an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. He is currently pursuing his board certification as a Sports Clinical Specialist as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist…
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Kavan Shah

PT – Apple Valley
Kavan received his Bachelors in Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Heath Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2009. He received his Masters in Kinesiology majoring in Exercise physiology and Exercise science majoring in Bio-mechanics from California State University in 2013…
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Andrew Siva

PT, DPT – Temecula
Andrew grew up on the Pala Indian Reservation, competing in various sports including basketball and baseball. He received a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology degree at California State University San Marcos and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of St. Augustine…
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Shawn Troutman

PT, DPT – Hemet
Shawn is a California licensed Physical Therapist who received his doctorate in physical therapy from Loma Linda University in 2014. He utilized his knowledge of strength and conditioning and experience as an athlete to aid in the training of the top Division 1 sporting programs at the school…
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