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  • Jeffrey Hogan

    Jeffrey HoganPT, MSPT, OCS

    Jeff is proud to be raised and living in Choctaw, OK, graduating in 1993 from Choctaw High School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sport Science and a Minor Degree in Spanish Language from the University of Oklahoma in 1999. In 2001, he earned his Physical Therapist Assistant license and pursued experience in spinal dysfunction, sports injuries, and orthopedic rehabilitation areas of physical therapy.

    Jeff continued his education by earning his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from in 2005. He was recognized for the 2005 Texas Woman’s University Outstanding Service Award for exceptional community, career, and personal achievements. Upon graduation, he rejoined his physical therapy family with Bridgit Finley, PT, DPT, M.Ed, OCS, of Physical Therapy Central of Norman.

    In 2007, his career aspirations of returning to Choctaw to serve his community were reached when he proudly opened Physical Therapy Central of Choctaw. Jeff feels he is blessed every day by the path he has chosen and the opportunities that have been provided to him. He is grateful to all those who have helped him and to his community that have received him so well.

    In 2010, he became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, demonstrating advance skill and education in the area of Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He enjoys involvement in the local community and Choctaw Chamber of Commerce.

    Jeff is married to his wonderful wife, Melisa, and has four children, Kalen, 9, Sarah, 7, Kai, 4, and Kinsley, 2.

  • Lacey Fairbrother

    Lacey FairbrotherPT, DPT, OCS

    Lacey grew up in Harrah, Oklahoma with her parents, older sister, and younger brother. She was active in basketball, softball, and track, attended Harrah High School and was a four year varsity athlete for the Lady Panthers. She competed year round across the nation playing AAU basketball, finishing as high as 12th in the nation in 2003. After high school, she attended Northern Oklahoma College on a two year basketball scholarship. After NOC, Lacey attended The University of Central Oklahoma completing her undergraduate career.

    Lacey always wanted to work in an atmosphere where she could help people and physical therapy called to her when she witnessed a friend rehab her ACL. After seeing her friend benefit from PT, Lacey decided that was the career for her. Lacey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies in 2008 and was accepted as a part of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center’s inaugural Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, graduating in 2011 with her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.

    Lacey is currently an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). Her interests include orthopedics, manual therapy, sports rehab and injury prevention, and spinal dysfunctions. Lacey has completed orthopedic residency training through Evidence in Motion and is planning to pursue other manual therapy certifications in order to develop her physical therapy skills to effectively evaluate and treat orthopedic patients. In 2015, Lacey became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, a distinction limited to less than 5% of actively practicing Physical Therapists in the nation.

    Lacey resides in Midwest City, OK with her husband Caleb and their two dogs, Pepper and Louie. Pepper is a 60-pound Catahoula and Louie is a 40-pound dachshund/lab mix, both dogs think they are humans. Lacey also has two nieces and two nephews who keep her hands busy when she is not working. Lacey enjoys attending local sporting events from high school basketball to OU football to OKC Thunder basketball.

  • Meredith Bailey

    Meredith BaileyPT, DPT

    Meredith was born in Fort Worth, Texas and raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma. She attended Shawnee High School and ran varsity cross-country for four years, was an All-State soccer player, and named Athlete of the Year in 2007.

    Meredith attended Oklahoma Baptist University and received her Bachelor of Science of Exercise and Health Science in 2011. She then went on and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in May of 2014, receiving the Lester B. Sabolich Award for Clinical Excellence upon graduation.

    Meredith is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) with memberships in both the Neuroscience and Orthopedic specialty groups. She is also a member of the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). She is interested in orthopedics, neuro-rehabilitation, and spinal dysfunctions. Meredith is planning to pursue a residency and a Certification in Manual Physical Therapy to enhance her ability to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions.

    Meredith is currently living in Shawnee, Oklahoma with her husband, a fellow physical therapist. She enjoys being active and cycling with her friends and family, gardening, and traveling. Meredith also likes to try any type of craft or art project and is frequently found on the weekends covered in paint, trying to decide how abstract “art” can really look.

  • Preston Runyan

    Preston RunyanPT, DPT

    Preston was raised in Altus, OK. He was active in football, basketball, and track for the Altus Bulldogs. He was also a percussionist in his high school band, which was led by his mother. After high school, he attended the University of Central Oklahoma on a football scholarship as a wide receiver.

    After rehabbing from a shoulder surgery in high school and seeing the benefits of PT, Preston decided that physical therapy was the career for him. Preston received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health & Fitness Management in 2013 and was accepted into the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center’s Physical Therapy program, graduating in 2016 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. During physical therapy school, Preston completed clinical internships with Physical Therapy Central of Norman, OU Medical Center, and Michael Johnson Performance Center in McKinney, TX. These experiences provided an excellent background in orthopedics and sports injuries and allowed him to work with patients of various backgrounds and skillsets with a wide variety of diagnoses.

    Preston is currently an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). His interests include sports rehab, orthopedics, manual therapy, and injury prevention. Preston is in this process of completing his Manual Physical Therapy Certification through Evidence in Motion and is planning to pursue a board certification as a sports clinical specialist (SCS) to develop his physical therapy skills to effectively evaluate and treat patients.

    Outside of the clinic, Preston enjoys attending OU football games and OKC Thunder games. Boomer Sooner!

     

  • Kristen Kennedy

    Kristen KennedyPTA

    Kristen grew up in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma. She attended Choctaw High School and was a men’s basketball trainer throughout middle school and high school until graduating in 2008. She attended Seminole State College for two years where she was on scholarship to be the women’s basketball trainer and received an Associate’s Degree of Science in 2010. She continued her education at the University of Oklahoma receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Exercise Science in December of 2012.

    Kristen worked as a physical therapy technician for Physical Therapy Central in Midtown for 5 years while attending school. She went on to get her Associate’s Degree to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2016 from Oklahoma City Community College. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

    Kristen currently lives in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma with her two dogs Rylee and Bear. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, and attending concerts and sporting events in her free time.