Alex Zigmont, PT, DPT, OCS, Clinic Director

Alex earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University in 2017 and shortly thereafter, moved to Seattle to begin her career in PT. She has been working in the outpatient orthopedic realm for 3 years. In that time, she completed a one-year residency program in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions, and successfully passed her board exam with the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2020. Alex strongly believes in the importance of an individualized approach to patients’ plans of care, helping them return to doing what they love. When not in the clinic, Alex enjoys hiking, listening to music, connecting with friends and exploring the amenities that West Seattle has to offer.

Sarah Reisler, PT, DPT

A Colorado native, Sarah attended University of Colorado for her undergraduate degree in biology. After living in New England for a number of years, she moved to Seattle to peruse her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Washington. Sarah enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, running, weightlifting and all things outside. Sarah has history in competing in softball and basketball and understands the value of pain free, unrestricted motion. Her goal is to guide all patients to their highest level of health and return to the activities they love.

Becca Lunde, PT, DPT

Becca grew up in Gig Harbor, WA and graduated with her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Washington. She is passionate about helping her patients return to the activities they value most through patient education, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and neuromuscular re-education.  She takes a team approach to treatment, working with her patients to develop an individualized plan of care based on their specific goals. Outside of work, Becca enjoys backpacking, kayaking, and running. 

Javin Gooden, PTA

Javin grew up in Seattle and has been a PTA since 2013, graduating from PIMA Medical Institute. He has worked in a variety of environments such as skilled nursing facilities, home health and assisted living, but has found his favorite setting which is outpatient orthopedics! He has gone through physical therapy himself, from various injuries playing soccer, so he can relate and empathize with patients who are coming in for treatment. Before entering in the physical therapy world he attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas for Hotel Management. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, watching movies, stand-up comedy, sports and likes to cook.

Karsyn Suhadolnik, Physical Therapy Aide

Karsyn Suhadolnik is our Physical Therapy Aide. She’s a current Senior at the University of Washington majoring in Environmental Health. Long term she wants to be a Physician’s Assistant. When not at work she loves to Ski during the Winter and Hike during the Summer.

 

Suzanne Bjornson, Patient Service Rep

Suzanne graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a BS in Kinesiology, while also minoring in pre-athletic training. Currently, she is working on another degree, as well as becoming a Pilates Certified Instructor. Working both behind the desk, as well as assisting in patient care, Suzanne is committed to helping people get the best quality of care. While note in the clinic, you can find her hiking with her two dogs, or working on her next creative venture with her three cats.

 

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