Mark is a founding and managing partner and clinician at Alpine Sports Medicine. With undergraduate work at the University of Utah and an advanced degree in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University, Mark's expertise in treating orthopedic and sports injuries brought him home to Park City. Mark prides himself in utilizing a caring, empathetic approach to patient treatment and customizing therapy programs according to each and every patient and their corresponding goals. As a former mogul skiing competitor and World Cup medalist with the US Freestyle Team, Mark brings a unique and elite expertise in working with athletes of all abilities. Always on the cutting edge of evaluative and therapeutic physical therapy, Mark applies his extensive knowledge and skills in continuing his professional education. When not working he can be found spending time with his wife, Eileen, daughter Madeline and his son Luke. Mark also enjoys playing hockey, skiing, golf and riding motocross.
Andrea is a founding and managing partner at Alpine Sports Medicine. A true local, Andrea has grown up in Park City, graduated from Park City High School in 1985 and was a member of the Park City Ski Team for 15 years. Graduating from University of Puget Sound in 1989, Andrea continued her education at Chapman University and attained a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine in 1994. In addition to her clinical and management responsibilities at Alpine Sports Medicine, Andrea places a heavy emphasis on community involvement, as a past Park City Chamber Board Member. She currently resides in Park City with her husband Matt, her son Zackary and her daughter Lucy. When not working she can be found spending time with her family, traveling to hockey and soccer tournaments, playing volleyball, skiing and riding her mountain bike.
Robert began in 2000 at a staff Physical Therapist and recently became a managing partner. He was handpicked as ASM's first staff member and has been an excellent fit within our clinic as well as the community. As an orthopedic and sports medicine specialist, Robert has an extensive knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics and impressive experience with the acute and outpatient settings. He utilizes a biomechanical approach in diagnosing and implementing proper treatment plans with all of his patients. Robert has worked with professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes in both rehab and non-rehab settings and has run his own personal training business prior to joining Alpine Sports Medicine. When not treating patients, Robert spends time with his family and tries to get on his rode bike as much as possible.
Janna, a staff Physical Therapist, joined the ASM team in May 2008. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah and has training in orthopedic, hand, vestibular / balance, and neurologic rehabilitation. Her doctoral project focused on how incorporating the biomechanics of golf into post-surgical rotator cuff repair treatment programs can prevent further injury and decrease the time it takes to return to pre-injury performance levels. Her treatment philosophy is to integrate current research into practical, effective treatment programs that are tailored to each patient. Her goals are her patients' goals, regardless of whether they want to return to gardening or return to the slopes. Besides working, Janna loves spending time with her husband Josh and their two dogs hiking the trails of the Wasatch or blazing down them on her mountain bike.
Anita is one of our hand-picked staff massage therapists. She provides part-time clinical coverage as well as a full private massage schedule for her clients. Anita attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated from Iowa State University. She moved to Park City in 1991 and brings extensive knowledge of anatomy and sports massage to our practice. Anita has been rapidly developing a strong local following. When not busy working, Anita enjoys all types of mountain activities; especially skiing, mountain biking, climbing and backpacking trips. She currently makes her home outside of Oakley with her husband and is attempting to maintain an organic cut flower garden.
Andrew, a graduate of Portland State University with a degree in Community Development, has a background in restaurant and hospitality management. Looking to switch gears and find a more fulfilling way to serve the needs of others, Andrew has returned to school completing prerequisites and is now looking for graduate schools to pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy. In his free time Andrew can be found outdoors on anyone of the many trails, slopes or mountain peaks that Park City has to offer.
Sarah joined the ASM team in 2013. Sarah has a BA in Dance from Brigham Young University and has taught dance to all ages. She especially enjoys teaching adult tap, dance aerobics, and creative dance to children. Since that time, Sarah has had a keen interest in Laban Movement Analysis and a Kinesiology brought about by her dance training. Her holistic view of movement inspired her enthusiasm for Physical Therapy. Prior to her experience at ASM she interned in many other specialties of physical therapy, including Athletics, Geriatric, and Neurology. Her approach in exercise queuing integrates visualization as well as proprioceptive awareness. Sarah is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical Therapy. At the University of Utah, Sarah volunteers as the Pre Physical Therapy Club President and Educator and teaches autistic children sports skills in UFit. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, playing softball, dancing, and training for her next half marathon.
Gabe, raised in Staten Island New York, began his physical therapy career in New York City in 2006 after graduating from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse-New York with a Master’s in Physical Therapy. Since meeting his wife in 2008 he has relocated to Philadelphia, Winston Salem-North Carolina, and now Salt Lake City while she completes her medical training in Primary Care Sports Medicine. Over his career he has achieved a transitional Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Heath Sciences in 2011. He has also completed training in Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization training, Functional Dry Needling Certification (2015), and Board Certification in Sports Physical Therapy (2015). He utilizes an evidenced based approach to treatment and develops specific programs based on the individual’s needs. In his spare time he enjoys playing ice hockey, skiing, and hiking.
Keyton is a student at the University of Utah pursuing a degree in Athletic Training. Keyton plans on using his undergraduate degree as a pathway into physical therapy school. Keyton graduated from South Summit High in Kamas in 2014 before attending the University of Utah. When not busy working or attending classes, he enjoys all types of outdoor activities; especially mountain biking and camping. He also has a passion for college and professional football. Keyton currently makes his home in Salt Lake City with his wife Shayle and is attempting to make the most out of the college experience while maintaining strong grades.
In 1986 Stephanie graduated from Washington University School of Physical Therapy in St. Louis and has worked in health club environments, private practice, university settings involving teaching and research, and both inpatient and outpatient hospital settings. Stephanie was one of the earliest therapists certified in small animal physical therapy. and for 6 years, she provided a consulting service for pet owners and veterinarians educating them in pre and post-surgical rehabilitation. She also studied a treatment approach called Postural Restoration. It is a treatment approach designed to help the body restore balance by integrating the neurological, respiratory, circulatory and musculoskeletal systems.Stephanie loves cook, travel and spend time with her family enjoying the outdoors via camping, hiking, mountain biking, and skiing.
Tarra primarily manages the reception area and billing services for ASM. Previously she was a physical therapy aide and recently graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science (emphasis in Health and Fitness Leadership). She studied in the field of prosthetics in the Dominican Republic, and has worked in nursing and sports medicine. Tarra is planning to work on a masters degree in a related field in the fall of 2017. She comes from a big family of 6 sisters and spends as much time with them as possible. She enjoys being outside and active with her 7 month old daughter and loves to travel and be in the mountains snowboarding, hiking or trail running.