Our staff includes:
George S. Young, MS, DPT, OCS
George earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy after many years of studying and clinical practice. He received his Master of Science degree in 1982 and his Bachelor of Science in 1972 from University of Southern California. In 1995, has was certified a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) and received his recertifications in 2005 and 2015. He is the owner and active physical therapist at Alamitos Physical Therapy. He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Los Alamitos-Seal Beach, where he served as President for 2006-2007.
Eleanor (“Ellie”) Ho, MPT, CLT-LANA
Eleanor is our Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy in 1989 from Childrens Hospital Los Angeles–Chapman University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1983 from University of California, Davis. After completing her MLD/CDT Certification with the Klose Norton School of Lymphedema Therapy, Eleanor established the Lymphedema Program at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and was the Clinical Supervisor.
Ellie is a busy lady with two kids away at graduate school in two different universities.
Eleanor joined us in January, 2007 to provide the individual attention that lymphedema and cancer patients deserve and need.
Megan Murray, DPT
Megan grew up in south Orange County and attended Merrimack College, just outside of Boston. At Merrimack, Megan played DII volleyball where they advanced to the conference championship tournament three times, and the NCAA tournament twice. In 2011, she graduated with her degree in Sports Medicine and concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy. After graduation, Megan moved to Pittsburgh and worked as a physical therapy aide. After one year in Pittsburgh, she decided it was time to return back to California to pursue her goal of becoming a physical therapist.
She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from CSULB in 2015, as part of the inaugural DPT class. During her time in PT school, Megan developed a passion for outpatient physical therapy, and completed four rotations in various outpatient clinics (including here at Alamitos Physical Therapy!).
She loves being able to develop a personal relationship with her patients over their course of therapy. As a high school and collegiate volleyball player, she has first-hand experience with athlete rehabilitation, and understands the importance of returning the athlete to their sport as quickly and safely as possible.
In her free time, Megan volunteers with The Cat Cove, and fosters kittens until they are adopted. She also loves going to hockey games (Go Penguins!), playing volleyball, riding her bike at the beach and going to Pittsburgh every year to spend time with her family. Loves line dancing with the kittens and hockey players.
Andra Hart, MPT
Andra graduated from Chapman University with her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000 and before that she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University in 1997. Andra has experience in both pediatric and orthopedic settings. She loves working with clients of all ages.
When she’s not working, Andra enjoys spending time with her 3 boys and husband of 16 years.
She’s also an avid runner and loves to read.
Prior to joining Alamitos Physical Therapy Associates, Karen was a lecturer in anatomy and human motor control at the University of Michigan. She has practiced extensively in outpatient orthopedics for over 20 years and has helped rehabilitate many athletes back to competition after injury. Karen specializes in movement analysis and balancing muscles around joints to improve patient posture and comfort with daily activities. She also enjoys establishing a rapport with her patients and seeing them return to their prior level of function.
In 1995, she received her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Karen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Southern California in 1992. She was an Academic All-American while swimming at USC for 4 years. Karen also competed in the USA Swimming Olympic Trials and is a former USA Swimming National Team member.
Karen is excited to return to southern California where she can pursue her passions including cycling, swimming, and skiing. She lives in Rossmoor with her husband and two boys.
Sharon Nemitz, Patient Liason and Advocate
Our newest employee here at Alamitos P.T. and she’s loving it!
Diane Barone, Billing Assistant
Diane was born in Pennsylvania and moved to this area 30 years ago. She has worked in the Healthcare field for over 15 years. She has a strong passion for helping, giving and making a real difference in people’s lives.
She has two wonderful sons that she is very proud of, one that lives in the area and the other plays professional basketball in Japan. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, decorating, and crafts.
And she says: “I love working at Alamitos Physical Therapy.”
And then there’s our Labrador Retriever, Riley, AKC Registered as Sgt. Ranger Riley.
He pretty much loves everybody!
Lisa Schueller, Office Manager – Retired and Loving It.
Lisa has been with Alamitos PT for about 20 years, and recently retired!
Lisa was often the first contact for our patients. She was always gracious and generous with her time. She was a great patient advocate.
Lisa was honored by the Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce in 2002 as the Los Alamitos Woman Employee of the Year. Way to go, Lisa!
Her most recent honor is a proud grandmother – again! Her free time will be absorbed in spoiling her husband, Bob and her grand babies.
Our clinical team and support staff are committed to promoting optimal health and a high quality of life. We have an atmosphere that is conducive to productivity; both with the staff and with the patients. Our goal is a stress-free office.
Our employees are rewarded daily as they watch patient’s progress. The growth of our patient population combined with their satisfaction is what keeps us eager to return to work each day.
Browse around our site and see how easy it is to find the service you need. We guarantee a secure and risk-free experience, and we are certain that you will be pleased. To customize a rehabilitation plan that’s right for you, please contact us by phone at (562) 795-5295 or by FAX at (562) 795-5297 or by e-mail at Staff@Alamitos.com
We often host physical therapy graduate student interns from California State University-Long Beach, Loma Linda University, and Chapman University. These students are enrolled in the Physical Therapy departments and are seeking their Doctoral Degree. We are constantly challenged by these students as the bring fresh knowledge, ideas, and enthusiasm as well as potential new solutions. We enjoy having the opportunity to train and educate them while they help us grow.
We hope you will enjoy them too.