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

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Clinicians

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 the prestigious and very rigorous Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) and in 2016 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapy Specialist (CLS).  In addition to clinical practice Laura is a contributing faculty member at the University of St. Augustine, teaching courses in Integumentary and Patient Care Management.

Laura has been treating patients in the outpatient setting since she graduated and loves seeing patients through their entire rehabilitation process.  She treats a variety of patients with orthopedic conditions as well as patients who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, post-operative lumpectomies and mastectomies, chronic venous insufficiency, and lipo-lymphedema.

Laura Alexander was born and raised in Florida and she loves living in St. Augustine. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at the beach and is actively involved in her local church.

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. 

David Lomaglio, MPT, MTC, OCS

David 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. He became a board certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist in 2008 and renewed in 2018. In 2009 David founded STARS Rehab.

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.