Management Team

Getting you back to work, play, and living

Meet Our Management Team

Sohalia Mosaddegh, PT, DPT, CEO, Olney Office Manager

Sohalia Mosaddegh is a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) and CEO of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center. Dr. Mosaddegh earned a bachelor of science in physical therapy from Howard University. She received her doctoral degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Her research focus was on the effectiveness of physical therapy diagnoses of lumbar disease versus MRI. Dr. Mosaddegh has worked in the orthopedic and sports medicine field for more than 20 years.

Dr. Mosaddegh and her practices offer patients the most advanced physical therapy for optimizing movement, function, and health. She is guided by integrity, life-long learning, and a commitment to her patients’ health. Dr. Mosaddegh is dedicated to using evidence-based physical therapy throughout the continuum of care to improve quality of life.

Dr. Mosaddegh says: “I have the privilege to work with everyone from middle school and high school athletes, professional tennis players, and weekend athletes, as well as older adults and injured workers. I chose the physical therapy field because it combines the human body with exercise and movement.”

During her spare time, Dr. Mosaddegh enjoys gardening, playing tennis and doing activities with her two teenagers.

Sasan N. Chalezamini, COO/CFO

In 2011, Mr.Sasan Chalezamini accepted the position of Marketing Manager and joined the PT&SMC team with long experience in investment banking and real estate consulting. With over two decades of managing three locations of mortgage banking, processing & underwriting, he brought to PT&SMC a new version of management with innovative marketing ideas and quickly became the Chief Operating Officer of the company.

Soon after, he expanded Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center patient care from one location to four thriving locations in Prince Georges and Montgomery county. His managing experience and skills and unlimited vision have made a notable difference in PT&SMC. Mr. Chalezamini’s ultimate goal is to make PT&SMC the best out-patient physical therapy center in the DMV, while creating worthwhile employment opportunities for the community.
“Working with PTSMC, I have the privilege of seeing patients receive the care and attention they need from a practice of physical therapists and staff who truly care about their patients, where patients feel like it’s their home away from home. “

During his spare time, Mr. Chalezamini enjoys travelling, jogging, fishing, hunting, tennis, kickboxing, racquetball, working out, entertaining, as well as family activities and barbeques.

Yana Carr – General Manager

Ms. Yana Carr studied Information Technology and has over 10 years’ experience in investment banking and administration. As a part of the senior management team at PTSMC, she works closely with the COO/CFO to assist him in executing the company’s operational goals.   Ms. Carr is also responsible for provider credentialing and company HR and payroll processing.

Yana’s dedication to the business and a positive patient-experience, as well as her determination to have PTSMC remain the most successful out-patient facility in the area without sacrificing a professional staff, is what drives Ms. Carr and her team to keep taking PTSMC to the next level.

Ms. Carr believes in leading by example and creating a work environment that encourages team-building and professional work ethic.

Yana loves a good laugh and enjoys family time, travelling, cooking and dancing.

Terrence Gordon Cort, PT, Greenbelt Office Manager

T. Gordon Cort is a graduate of Howard University and a doctoral candidate of the University of St. Augustine. Since graduating in 1990, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of orthopedic physical therapy and has treated many patients with a variety of diagnoses. PTSMC is pleased to have him join our team as the Office Manager of our Greenbelt location.

One of the sub-specialties in which he has been trained and finds tremendous pleasure, is in the treatment of patients with chronic pain. He was trained and certified by Myopain Seminars, the premier authority on myofascial trigger point pain. Through the use of Dry Needling, he has brought relief to a number of patients who had been suffering in silence with chronic pain.

Another sub-specialty in which he was trained is in the treatment of injured workers. He skillfully uses chronic pain techniques to resolve worker compensation cases, return the injured worker to his/her pre-injury state while significantly decreasing the number of days off of work.

He finds relaxation in spending time with family, including his two grandchildren Isaiah and Kennedy, friends and a large church family.

QUIANA ROBERTS, PT, DPT, Riverdale Office Manager

Dr. Quiana P. Roberts received her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from the University of Maryland College Park in 2004 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008. She has been practicing physical therapy in orthopedic settings for the last seven years.

Dr. Roberts has experience using muscle energy techniques, joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilization, and myofascial release for patients with a wide variety of neurological and orthopedic diagnoses. The orthopedic physical therapy setting combines her fondness for physical fitness, wellness, and rehabilitation.

Dr. Roberts has a passion for improving the quality of life of her patients and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. She exercises regularly and enjoys teaching her patients how to exercise safely to reduce symptoms and prevent injury.

Billy Nebel, Bowie Office Manager

Billy Nebel, Bowie office  Manager, joined PTSMC in March 2014. She is also the receptionist of the Bowie location.

Mrs. Nebel has over 20 years of experience in the medical field and in efficiently handling the daily runnings of a PT office.

“I have worked for PTSMC for over a year now and I am enjoying my time with the company. I look forward to contributing to the growth and success of PTSMC.”

Billy is originally from Texas and is married to Ronald. They have 2 children. Billy enjoys spending her free time with her family. She also enjoys reading and gardening.

Leo Lara, Marketing Director

Leo Lara is a seasoned marketing, sales, and new business development professional with 15 years of experience. For five years he has led his own small business, partnering with small healthcare organizations to increase their client base and expand their business brand.

As the Marketing Director at PTSMC since 2013, Mr. Lara’s concentration has been on building business to business and physician relationships while focusing on community awareness.

Mr. Lara has also been actively involved with sports facilities focused on the health and well-being of children. He has had great success in leading health fairs and fitness projects including multiple health providers.
Mr. Lara is an avid sports fan and a big movie buff.

Gladys Welch Hopkins, Billing Manager

Ms. Gladys Welch Hopkins joined the PTSMC team with 33 years of combined experience in physical therapy, orthopedic and opthamologhy medical billing. She also has an extensive 7-year background in medical, auto and retail litigation.

Ms. Welch Hopkins is currently the Billing Manager for PTSMC and works with her team of billing coordinators to ensure proper implementation of policies and procedures, as well as streamlining effective billing processes including case-by-case payment plans for our patients.

During her spare time, Ms. Welch Hopkins enjoys going out to eat with family, hiking and reading

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Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center provides pre- and post-surgery orthopedics program, therapeutic modalities, sports injury rehab, fall prevention program, balance and vestibular program, and female only physical therapy program for incontinence, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, chronic low back pain, neck pain and other conditions specific to women. Our physical therapists serve Greenbelt, Riverdale and Bowie in Prince George's County and Olney in Montgomery County, Maryland. Discover why our patients refer us to their friends and family as the Best physical therapy center in the Washington DC metro area.
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