Staff

Margaret Fitzpatrick, PT, DPT, OCS, President

Margaret Fitzpatrick, PT, DPT, OCS, is a 1990 Temple University graduate (summa cum laude). She received her doctorate in physical therapy in 2004. Her clinical experience is one of diversity. She began her career in a dynamic rehabilitation hospital and subsequently had the opportunity to work around the country as a traveling physical therapist.

Margaret developed her clinical expertise in orthopedics while managing several outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The American Physical Therapy Association awarded her with a Board Certification in Orthopedics in 1998 for her extensive experience in orthopedics and successful exam completion.

In 1999 Margaret became certified in vestibular rehabilitation for the treatment of dizziness and imbalance and has successfully treated many patients with these conditions. She founded a vestibular support group in the Bucks-Montgomery County area and frequently gives presentations on this topic.

As a competitive runner and tri-athlete, Margaret also enjoys working in sports rehabilitation and fitness program development. It is with pleasure that she brings this experience and passion for her work to Willow Grove Physical Therapy.


Erin Kilkenny, PT, DPT

Erin Kilkenny graduated from Widener University in with her Bachelors in Arts and Sciences and also with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has worked at Willow Grove Physical Therapy as an aide/secretary intermittently, since the practice opened in 2003. Erin also participated in various sports in high school and played soccer for 2 years at Widener University. She attended the Vestibular Competency course at Emory University in April 2012 and received her vestibular certification at that time. Her love for sports and experience at WGPT during high school is what drove her towards the physical therapy profession.


Dana Winkler, PT, DPT, ATC

Dana Winkler, PT, DPT, ATC, graduated with distinction from Arcadia University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She has completed the Vestibular Competency Course at Emory University and is a certified vestibular therapist. Dana earned her Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University (summa cum laude) with a specialization in Athletic Training and became board certified as an athletic trainer in 2008. She enjoys helping athletes of all ages safely return to play and is driven to help all patients attain their goals.




Kevin Lynn, PT, DPT

Kevin Lynn, PT, DPT, graduated from Penn State University Main Campus in 2011 with a BS degree in Kinesiology and graduated from Arcadia University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. Kevin also recently became certified as a BIG Clinician for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and has volunteered in Jamaica doing intensive stroke rehabilitation with uninsured patients. He has been a long-term member of the WGPT team working as a PT aide and fitness instructor throughout school. He was a competitive athlete who played tennis, football, and basketball at Archbishop Wood HS. He enjoys working with all patients and has a strong interest in orthopedics and post-concussion rehab. He is an avid runner and has completed 2 full marathons, as well as triathlons.


Courtney Kurelja, PT, DPT

Courtney Kurelja PT, DPT, graduated from Penn State University Main Campus in 2011 with a BS in Kinesiology, Movement Sciences.  She graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy from Arcadia University in 2014.  During her time at Arcadia she was mentored in the clinical setting at Willow Grove Physical Therapy for 6 months.  She also served underprivileged orthopedic populations in Guatemala. She began her career in a diverse setting with exposure to inpatient and outpatient populations with a special focus on vestibular and orthopedic pathologies.   She has taken advanced coursework in the management of vestibular pathologies including BPPV, concussion, vestibular hypofunction and more.  In her spare time she enjoys running and just recently completed her first full marathon in Newport, RI.


Assaf Zoor, PT, DPT

Assaf Zoor, DPT, graduated from Temple University with a B.S. in Kinesiology and later graduated from Temple University (TU) with a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015. Assaf began his journey to obtain his doctorate in physical therapy because he wants to help, inspire, motivate and educate others about health and wellness. Assaf was born and raised in Israel, completed three years in the military and was a member of the Israeli gymnastics national team. Assaf was recruited to TU division I men’s gymnastics team in 2009 and competed at Temple for four years. He is a two time Academic All-American Scholar Athlete and a Temple University Trustee Ten Student-Athlete. Assaf enrolled in a dual DPT/PhD program in which he worked, alongside with post-doctoral and PhD students, on research studies that focused on discovering innovative technology systems for assessment of postural stability and balance for which he received the College of Public Health Research Fund Award. In his last year of graduate school he was awarded the Hy Dervitz Award for academic excellence, collaborative leadership and social conscience. Assaf’s main interests are vestibular therapy, treatment of chronic pain, orthopedics and critical care. He enjoys traveling, music, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. 
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Julie Sergio, MSPT

Julie D. Sergio, MSPT studied Health Science at James Madison University in Virginia and went on to earn a Bachelors Degree in Psychology in 1998 from Beaver College (now Arcadia University). She then proceeded to earn a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Beaver College in 2000. Julie is a licensed Pennsylvania Direct Access Physical Therapist. Julie is certified in Vestibular Therapy. She is interested in gymnastics and had been a Level 9 competitive gymnast. Julie resides in Horsham with her husband, Steve, 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Gina McGovern, PT

Gina McGovern, PT, has been with Willow Grove Physical Therapy and has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2004. Gina graduated from Temple University in 1990 with her friend and colleague Margaret Fitzpatrick. In her 20 year career, she has a broad range of experience in varied treatment settings, including acute care and rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient therapy specializing in manual therapy, long term rehab for traumatic brain injury, and sub-acute care for ventilator- dependent patients.  She has a holistic approach to therapy, is a certified  Reiki level 3 , Master-Teacher.  She is additionally  trained in John Barnes Myofascial Release Approach. Gina enjoys yoga and is currently completing a 200-hr teacher certification, which will be complete in the fall of 2012.  She also loves hiking, gardening, and being outdoors, and spending time with her family.

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Anne Fitzgerald Haneman, PT 

Anne Fitzgerald Haneman graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Her career has been varied and has included acute care, rehabilitation, home care and work hardening although her main focus has been in the outpatient physical therapy field. She has specialized in Orthopedic Conditions, Neurologic Conditions, Concussion care, Vestibular Disorders, Aging Issues and Parkinson’s Disease.

Anne is a certified clinician in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease and is a trained Parkinson Wellness Recovery PWR! therapist. She has done extensive training in Parkinson’s Disorder treatment and utilizes evidence based techniques to address specific issues related to Parkinson’s Disease. She has lectured to support groups for people with Parkinson’s with a focus on the importance of exercise and Parkinson's Disease.

She completed the vestibular competency course at Emory University in 2011 and is a certified vestibular therapist. Anne is a member of APTA and PPTA and has her Direct Access License in PA.



Lynne Harding, PT, DPT

Lynne Harding, PT, DPT,  is a 1986 graduate of Arcadia University with her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. She started her career as a staff therapist at Doylestown Hospital, where she gained experience in outpatient, acute care, and rehabilitation settings. She later progressed to senior therapist, specializing in rehabilitation of strokes, head injury, joint replacements, and amputations. During this time, she was a clinical instructor for physical therapy students and a Senior Fitness instructor. After 10 years at the hospital, she was promoted to Physical Therapy Supervisor for a staff of 25 people. Her experience also includes pediatric home care.

After taking some time off to raise her three children, Lynne was lured back into the physical therapy world by Margaret shortly after she opened Willow Grove Physical Therapy. She has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2004. She developed our Senior Fitness program and taught for three years. She has also served as a clinical instructor and has written articles for several publications.

Lynne thoroughly enjoys working with people and takes pride in helping them achieve their goals.

Lynne completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University in 2013. She lives in Chalfont with her husband and children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and exercising.


Kelly Lafond, Physical Therapy Aide, Health Advisor

Kelly Lafond is a Health Educator with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Temple University. She has worked in many areas of health education and has taught weight management, smoking cessation, and CPR classes for many years.  Kelly has also worked in the school setting as a Health and Physical Education teacher. Her passion is helping people of all ages achieve their wellness goals. Kelly started working part-time for Willow Grove Physical Therapy in 2007.  She teaches the Senior Fitness classes, helps as a P.T. Aide and offers weight management services to the clients at Willow Grove Physical Therapy. She also helps set up our community speaking engagements.

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