Meet The Team
Hillary G. Cox
Hillary G. Cox obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy with honors at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. She had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patient populations in her clinical rotations while studying at Ithaca College. She also served her local community by volunteering for the National Ski Patrol. Most recently, Hillary worked in Rochester, New York treating patients with multiple disabilities. She moved to the Washington DC area to pursue career advancement in the vestibular and neuro-rehabilitation fields. Fyzical – Shady Grove at the Siegel and Bosworth ENT Center offers Hillary the ideal opportunity to combine her diverse experiences and skills with its specialized balance and vestibular training program. Hillary truly believes that her job as a physical therapist is centered around connecting with each individual. It is her passion to help people regain the ability to participate in what they love to do most.
Lara Khattar received her Bachelors in Psychology with Honors at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She then decided to apply her passion for helping those with neurological conditions by pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. During her studies, she had the opportunity to work as a neuroanatomy teaching assistant. She worked with a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and pediatric populations during her clinical rotations. Her special interest in neurological conditions led her to advance her career by pursuing a Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification through the American Institute of Balance. She worked at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, before deciding to take a position where she could help patients experiencing dizziness and balance impairments. Lara is very excited to have the opportunity to work with Fyzical – Shady Grove at the Siegel, Bosworth, and Sorensen ENT center, where she can help each patient reach their goals and improve their quality of life.
Kelsey Larger received her Bachelors in Exercise Science with Honors at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland. While at Salisbury University, she had the opportunity to intern at a local rehabilitation hospital where she gained experience working with complex neurological diagnoses. She then decided to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. During her studies, she had the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant for the Gross Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology, Neuro-anatomy, Acute Care, and Cadaver Dissection. She had Clinical Experiences in a variety of both inpatient and outpatient neurological and orthopedic settings. Her special interest in neurological conditions led her to pursue a career in neurological rehabilitation. Kelsey graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2019 and was excited to begin her career at Fyzical – Shady Grove at the Siegel, Bosworth, and Sorensen ENT center. Kelsey is an LSVT BIG Certified Clinician for patients with Parkinsonian disorders. She has a passion for treating patients with vestibular diagnoses, balance dysfunction and many other movement disorders. Kelsey strives to provide the highest quality of care to every patient and help them return to living their best life.
Jessica Goytizolo received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. During her studies, she had the opportunity to lead her classmates through various volunteer opportunities across underserved communities in Central America as President of the Physical Therapy Multicultural Leadership Alliance. She also had the opportunity to work with a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and athletic populations during her clinical rotations. Jessica also obtained her LSVT BIG Clinician Certification to work with patients with Parkinsonian disorders. Most recently, Jessica worked in a research lab for the University of Southern California as an interventionist for patients who have suffered a severe stroke. She moved to Rockville, MD to further pursue her special interest in caring for patients with neurological issues who seek treatment at Fyzical Shady Grove located within CADENT; Siegel, Bosworth and Sorensen Division.
Jessica feels confident that she has the determination and skills to help patients improve their quality of life and get back to being their best selves.
Julio Osorio Perez
Julio Osorio Perez received his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. After completing an internship working with individuals with traumatic brain and stroke injuries, he pursued a career in Physical Therapy with the hope of focusing on helping those with neurological impairments. In 2018, he attended the University of St. Augustine in Miami, FL and had clinical experiences in outpatient orthopedic and hospital settings before receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2020. His skill set extends to treatment of vestibular disorders, balance recovery, neurological disorders such as CVA, Parkinson’s Disease and sports medicine related injuries.
Julio strives to provide an exceptional client experience at Fyzical of Shady Grove and recognizes that every patient has their unique goals and potentials.
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