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TATUM ROBINSON, PT, MPT

Director of Physical Therapy

A native of Gastonia, N.C., Robinson is a practicing physical therapist (PT) in outpatient orthopedics with a passion for sports medicine. Robinson has been with Phoenix since its inception and serves as the Director of Therapy Services.

LISA CIARAVELLA, MS, ATC,L., CSCS

Director of Sports Performance

Ciaravella brings over a decade of allied healthcare experience to Phoenix staff. At Phoenix, she assists the physical therapists with progressive rehabilitation techniques, directs the wellness programs and assists with the Titleist Golf Performance Program.

KELLY IVEY, DPT

Kelly is a highly motivated and passionate individual with a passion for athletics and fitness. She is a native of Weaverville, NC and attended North Buncombe High School where she played varsity softball

LAURA NEEDHAM, DPT

Laura is a native of Charlotte, NC where she ran Cross Country for Providence High School. Prior to earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at East Carolina University, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at UNC Chapel Hill where she found her passion for health and fitness.

JONATHAN VANCE, PTA, CSCS

TPI Performance Coach

A native of Denver, NC and former East Lincoln High School baseball and basketball player, Jonathan joined Phoenix Physical Therapy & Sports Performance full time in 2007.

Kim Currie PT, DPT, CSCS

Kim is a native of Lumberton, NC but grew up traveling all over the country for soccer. After committing to play D1 soccer at UNC-Chapel Hill at a young age and suffering through injuries of her own, she finished her soccer career at UNC-Wilmington with multiple awards for academic and athletic success.

HEATHER TRIPLETT, PTA

Heather is a native of Morganton, NC where went to Jimmy C. Draughn High School where she lettered in Cross Country, Varsity Basketball and Track and Field.

NICHOLE JOHNSON

Billing Coordinator

Nichole is the office manager for Phoenix Physical Therapy, where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. Prior to Nichole joining Phoenix in 2013, she had 10 years of medical billing & 5 years managing experience.

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