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Opening Hours : Monday - Thursday 8am - 6:30pm, Friday 8am - 1pm

  Contact : US1: 904.217.4259 Island: 904-679-3449

Clinicians

David Lomaglio, MPT, MTC, OCS

David brings nearly 20 years of clinical experience to his patients at STARS and founded STARS Rehab in 2009.  He graduated in 1996 from Florida State University with a degree in Biology and went on to pursue his Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of Saint Augustine, graduating Cum Laude in 1999.

Since graduation, David has been practicing primarily in outpatient orthopedics and has extensive continuing education training in treatment concepts. He has continuously pursued advanced certifications including a Board Certification in Clinical Orthopedics (OCS 2008, Re-certified in 2018), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS 2002), Manual Therapy Certification (MTC 2007), and Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor (CGFI 2009). He was adjunct faculty with the University of Saint Augustine before coming to STARS Rehab and continues to serve as a guest lecturer. David’s clinical interests include golf performance enhancement and rehabilitation, and general orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.

He has continued to pursue TPI education recently completing the final Level III Golf Fitness Instructor Certification.

David resides in Saint Augustine beach with his wife, Melanie, and two children. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, staying involved with youth baseball, beach volleyball and spending time with his family.

Please feel free to contact David with any questions, or you can send a text to 904-315-5242.

Emily Benn, PT, DPT

Emily received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2015.  She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in dance and choreography from Ohio University.  Prior to graduate school, Emily danced and taught professionally throughout the north east as a modern dancer.  In the clinic she utilizes manual therapy, yoga, Pilates, dance, and Thai massage to facilitate healing. 

Melanie Lomaglio, PT, DPT, MSc., NCS and Facility Dog Harley

Melanie brings over 20 years of clinical experience to her patients at STARS and specializes in treating people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and Parkinson's related conditions. She is LSVT BIG and PWR! certified, two well known targeted therapy programs for people with PD. Harley, STARS facility dog, works along side her bringing joy and fun to each therapy session!

Andrew Schreiner, PT, DPT, OCS

Andrew Schreiner earned his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of North Florida in 2015. Active in the health and fitness community since 2007, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences with a focus on exercise physiology in 2011. Andrew became board certified in orthopedics physical therapy in 2020.

Laura Alexander, PT, DPT, MTC, CLT

Laura attended Wake Forest University for her undergraduate degree in Health and Exercises Science.  She graduated from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013.  In 2015, she completed a Manual Therapy Certification (MTC), and in 2016 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapy Specialist (CLS).