Our Staff

Rob Hicks

Robert T. Hicks

Robert T. Hicks graduated with a BBA from The College of William and Mary and is owner of Rehab Excellence Center, which he founded in 2001.  Rob handles all non-clinical aspects of the business activities, including all marketing, business development and operations management.  Prior to opening Rehab Excellence Center, Rob spent 5 years with industry giant, HealthSouth, as a Director of Marketing and Business Development, in the South Jersey area.  It was during this time where he began to strengthen area customer relationships and identify areas to improve the clinical parameters for the referring customer.  This combination laid the blueprint for the Rehab Excellence Center start-up in 2001 and continues a decade later…

Rob has worked very closely with the orthopedic physician community and others in developing a very high level of clinical rapport between referring physician and Rehab Excellence Center staff.  Likewise, Rob has also worked very diligently with area industry in developing a philosophy for Rehab Excellence Center as a top provider in the physical therapy treatment of work related injuries.  Combining REC’s strong clinical philosophy with a dedication to facilitating quality and close working relationships with like minded teammates in medicine, industry and insurance has and continues to drive REC into the company’s 2nd decade.

Rob was a scholarship athlete at William and Mary and continues to stay very active today enjoying surfing, skiing, triathlon and other activities.

 

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H. Scott Birchmeier, MPT

H. Scott Birchmeier, MPT, is a 1990 graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and a co-owner and co-founder of Rehab Excellence Center-Voorhees. Scott also serves as the Supervisor of Clinical Operations for the Pennsauken, Mount Laurel and Turnersville REC facilities. Scott has over 22 years of clinical experience which has included aquatics, home care, ventilator dependent hospitals, acute care, skilled nursing facilities and a diverse range of outpatient orthopedics. His love for the orthopedic challenge was the driving factor in opening his own facility in 2002.

Rehab Excellence Center-Voorhees has achieved years of success in both the young and the aging athlete, joint replacements, spinal pain and dysfunction function, and tendon/ligament involvement. Scott offers a unique treatment environment and a lateral thinking approach to all of his patients in Voorhees. The pursuit of achieving each patient’s goals is complimented by Scott individual treatment plan, his onsite dedication and tireless enthusiasm for new ideas.

 

Anthony Vendetti

Anthony J. Vendetti, PT

Anthony J. Vendetti, PT, is a 1986 graduate of Temple University and Site Director for Rehab Excellence Center-Pennsauken. Tony has over 25 years of clinical experience which has included home care, acute care, skilled nursing facilities and a broad range of experiences in outpatient orthopedics.Tony has truly established a niche for himself as a leading area physical therapist in the treatment of work related injuries. During his previous employment with HealthSouth and Concentra, he has been the choice physical therapist for several large Camden County industry accounts over the last 15+ years and incorporates his “Functional Activity” based approach to treating worker’s comp injuries. Likewise, Tony finds it critical to tailor individualized treatment plans to achieve his highly successful outcomes, while his genuine personality leaves a lasting impression on each patient.

A former bodybuilder, Tony continues to practice what he preaches, as he can be found exercising in much of his spare time.

 

Mark Jaskowski

Mark Jaskowski, DPT

Mark Jaskowski, DPT, is a 2013 graduate of UMDNJ in Newark, NJ, and Site Director for Rehab Excellence Center-Mt. Laurel. Mark graduated with a BS degree from Ursinus College in 2010. Additionally, Mark had a very successful scholar-athlete career playing football at Ursinus and was captain of the football team his senior year.

Mark is a hard worker and brings great energy and enthusiasm to Rehab Excellence Center-Mt. Laurel and the area Burlington County patient population. Mark is a physical therapist with an extensive athletic background, having been a standout two sport athlete at area Moorestown High School. Mark combines his clinical skill-set with adaptations from his on the field athletic experiences in bringing out the best in his patients.

Mark continues to maintain a very active lifestyle in his personal time and stays very active in the weight room and with overall health and fitness.

 

Alyssa Fuentes

Alyssa Fuentes, DPT, ATC

Alyssa Fuentes, DPT, ATC, is a 2014 graduate of Neumann University in Aston, PA, and Site Director for Rehab Excellence Center-Turnersville. Alyssa graduated with a BS degree in Athletic Training from West Chester University in 2008. Likewise, Alyssa has been quite active as a multi-sport athlete throughout her life, including a wealth of experience in muay tai and karate.

Alyssa brings a strong enthusiasm to Rehab Excellence Center-Turnersville, combining the latest principles from her recent Doctorate studies with her sports and athletic training background. This broad experience plus additional certifications in areas such as Graston Technique are well suited to make a difference for her Gloucester County patient population.

Alyssa continues to stay quite active in her personal time in many activities, including mixed martial arts among others.

 

Pamela Bigelow

Pamela Bigelow, MPT

Pamela Bigelow, MPT, is a 2001 graduate of University of St. Augustine and aquatic physical therapist for Rehab Excellence Center-Mt Laurel. Pam graduated with a BS degree in physical therapy from UMDNJ in Newark, NJ, in 1982.  Finally, Pam graduated with a BA degree in Sociology and minor in Biology from Kean College in 1980.

Pam has over 25 years of clinical experience which has included a broad range of experiences in outpatient orthopedics and beyond including; sports injuries, work related injuries, TMJ, TBI and neurologic injuries.

Likewise, Pam leads the Rehab Excellence Center Aquatic Therapy Program, where she has an extensive history in this specialty outpatient field.

 

Chrissy Kuss

Chrissy Kuss, Office Manager

Chrissy Kuss has been office manager for the area Rehab Excellence Center facilities since the company’s inception in 2001. Chrissy has over 20 years of experience in the physical therapy industry, including previous front desk and office coordinator positions at HealthSouth.

Chrissy oversees all of the company’s front desk and billing operations and is quite active away from Rehab Excellence Center, coaching youth field hockey activities among many other activities.