Our Team

Who We Are

Tim Dreher

Owner / Physical Therapist

Mr. Dreher graduated from Northeastern University in 1988. Tim started Physical Therapy with the University of California Medical Center, specializing in neurology and orthopedics. He became the Senior Physical Therapist at Kentfield Rehabilitation working in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Head and Spinal Cord Injury. He was a National speaker with the Arthritis Foundation and began conducting training seminars for therapists on chronic pain, geriatric exercise, Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi.

In 2003, Tim created a team of highly specialized physical therapists and alternative practitioners to address patient's needs in a holistic manner. The clinic specializes in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Geriatrics, Balance and Fall Prevention, Pain Management, Neurology and Wellness.

Susan Venus

Physical Therapist

Ms Venus graduated from Loma Linda University in 1994. Susan has worked in a variety of therapy setting and draws from experience in vestibular and balance clinic, neurology, orthopedics, and musculo-skeletal manual therapy. Susan has specialized her focus in balance and vestibular problems.  She has completed NeuroCom Balance Master clinical courses and Vestibular Rehabilitation certification course with Drs. Ron Tusa, Susan Herdman and Neil Shepard.  Susan is also a certified yoga instructor and has been a team member of community re-integration programs. APTA and VEDA member.

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Katy

Katy Miele

Physical Therapist

Katy graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. She worked over 30 years in inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, pediatric acute care and home health, and acute care at Newton Wellesley hospital, where she was also the PT for the outpatient Multiple Sclerosis Clinic for many years and worked with neonates and their parents in the special care nursery.  She obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arcadia University in 2022 with a specialization in orthopedics, and is closing in on a pelvic health certification from the APTA. She has a broad experience base, loves learning, and loves to help people of all ages feel better! 

 

Adrienne DiFonzo

Office Manager

Adrienne DiFonzo is a Boston area native and has been the administrator at Dreher Physical Therapy since July 2018. Her background is in medical administration, HR and customer service. She is the "go to" person for all office needs. That includes being the first point of contact for all new patients, a role she thoroughly enjoys. When Adrienne is not at work she loves to swim, catch up on the latest tv shows, and spend time with her husband and son. 

 

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