Learn more about Commonwealth Physical Therapists
Director of Physical Therapy
- Danielle Fishburn, PT, DPT
- Maggie Fitzgerald, PT, DPT
- Courtney Harvey, PT, DPT, ATC
- Kate Hammersmith, PT, DPT
- Kristin Amiraian Grohs, MSPT, OCS
- Cristin Reed, PT, DPT
- Saba Shapouri, PT, DPT
- Katie Canestrano, OTR/L, CHT
- Virginia Fox, LPTA, MS
- Jennifer Konchar, MSPT
- Hugh McGee, PT
- Deana L. McNeely, PT, DPT
- Elizabeth Read, DPT
- Amy Sanderl, DPT
Fair Oaks Clinic
- Jennifer Ott, MPT
- Phillip Headrick, PT
- Tyrone Heitmann, MPT, MTC
- Kristen Kirk, DPT
- Chris Thompson, PT
- Jean Wang, MPT
- Jennifer E. Cox, DPT
- Anulekha Momin Kallarakal, PT, DPT
- Jacqueline Nyren, MSPT
- Sarah Wolbrom, PT, DPT
- Michelle Zarnegar, DPT, COMT
- Barbara Kapas, DPT
- Adam Cecil, PT, DPT, ATC
- Danelle Leuenberger, MSPT
- Allison N. McArthur, PT
- Karen Popovich OT, CHT
- Rachel Tate, DPT
- Jennifer White, PT, DPT
- Katie Kaiser, PT, DPT
- Heather Barnes, PT, DPT
- Maria Nasralla, DPT
- Sydney Stan, PT, DPT
- Hanne Walleck, PT, DPT
- Sharon Zehender, MSOTR/L, CHT, CLT
Commonwealth Physical Therapists
Danielle grew up in the Northern Virginia area. While growing up Danielle participated in multiple sports with a focus on softball. She became interested in physical therapy through injuries and surgeries of her own. Danielle attended Salisbury University where she received a B.S. in Biology. After graduating, she began working as a physical therapy aide at Commonwealth Orthopaedics where her interest in physical therapy grew. She then attended Shenandoah University where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. After graduating from PT school she knew that she wanted to return to Commonwealth Orthopaedics to work. Danielle spends her free time coaching youth travel softball.
Maggie grew up in Connecticut and earned her Bachelor of Science at Bates College in Lewiston, ME where she played basketball for 4 years. She first became interested in becoming a physical therapist following several sports injuries of her own. Maggie spent some time in Boston before receiving her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Miami. She is new to the Virginia area and is excited to see all it has to offer. In her spare time Maggie enjoys attending sporting events, spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, and cheering for the Hurricanes!
Kate graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007 with my B.S. in Health and Rehabiltation Sciences and then graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University in May 2010. Her favorite injuries to treat are those caused by swimming or running since she tends to deal with so many issues arising from these sports herself. Before coming to Commonwealth, Kate worked at Professional SportsCare & Rehab in D.C. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her friends and spend time training so she can finally beat her boyfriend in a triathlon!
Courtney was born and raised in the Northern Virginia area where she participated in soccer and field hockey, concentrating on field hockey throughout college. Her interest in physical therapy began while playing sports and working for Commonwealth as a physical therapy aide in high school and college.
Courtney graduated from Bridgewater College with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. With her dual degrees, Courtney has a strong interest in orthopedics, focusing on the rehabilitation of the athletic population, along with adolescents with orthopedic dysfunctions. Courtney’s other interests include Pediatric physical therapy, after gaining clinical experience at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas during school. She enjoys working with children and helping them have a better quality of life.
Courtney enjoys participating in outdoor recreational activities, such as golfing, hiking, swimming, and snowboarding in the winter. She also enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and long-haired miniature dachshund Lily.
Kristin attended Ithaca College, New York where she earned her B.S. in Clinical Science/ Physical Therapy before going on and completing her Masters degree in Physical therapy. During her stay at Ithaca College, Kristin enjoyed hiking, and playing soccer.
Kristin joined Commonwealth Orthopedics in 2000. She started working in the Herndon location and after one year became the manager at the Reston location. After spending 8 years managing the Reston office, she took some time off to spend time with her family. She has since returned and has joined the Arlington office. She has been an adjunct teacher in the Orthopedics I course helping out in the lab section at Marymount University, as well as leading a Tutorial course for the Physical Therapy students in 1999 and 2001.Kristin just recently passed her Orthopedic Clinical Specialty Examination, making her a clinical specialist in Orthopedics.
Cristin Reed is a Physical Therapist in our Arlington clinic. Cristin came to physical therapy as a second career, and describes the change as, “life fulfilling”. Leaving a career in banking, she earned an Individualized Study degree from George Mason University in Wellness, Nutrition, and Exercise Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. At VCU, Cristin focused her clinical studies on treatment of the spine.
Cristin loves the outdoors, cooking, yoga, and reading, and spends much of her time with her children Lucy and Cleo.
Saba was first exposed to Physical Therapy after being involved in a serious car accident that left him with severe neck pain and nerve damage in both of his hands. After several weeks of Physical Therapy his pain was gone and was able to enjoy all his usual activities prior to the accident. The experience was so profound that he decided to quit his managment consulting career and go back to school to get his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. Saba's final internship was at Commonwealth Orthopedics, and he enjoyed the experience so much that he became a full time employee after graduating.
Saba enjoys international travel, spending time with friends, and reading.