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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Plano - Alliance 

The skilled therapists at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR) Outpatient Services clinic in Plano on Alliance Boulevard (on the Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano campus) offer a variety of therapy services for patients suffering from physical conditions related to aging, gender, illness and injury.

Our goal is to provide the high quality treatment and compassionate service needed to improve quality of life.

Outpatient Services

  • Aqua Therapy
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Hand Therapy
  • Lymphedema Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Services
  • Speech Therapy/Vital Stim
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Women's Health
  • Wound care

 Learn more about these therapies.

Clinic Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Staff

Center Manger: Julia Cameron, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CLMT
Julia has 10 years of experience in a variety of settings, including orthopedics, hands, neurology and burns. She graduated with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She began her career working with inpatients and outpatients in a Level I Trauma hospital. She has experience with both children and adults. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and is trained in the Graston technique.

Occupational Therapist: Allison Sorrels, MOT, OTR/L, CHT 
Allison completed her master's in occupational therapy in 1997. She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2002 and has extensive experience working with patients with hand and upper extremity injuries. She especially enjoys working with the senior adult population. She has worked closely with orthopedic surgeons and in inpatient and outpatient settings. She has been with Baylor since 2008. 

Occupational Therapist: Deidre Myers, OTR/L, MOT, CLT
Diedre graduated with a B.S. in psychology and master’s in occupational therapy from Texas Women’s University in 2006. She is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and is currently pursuing hand therapy certification. Diedre has extensive experience working with cancer patients, but enjoys treating patients recovering from a wide range of conditions, including orthopedic, hand, neurological, trauma and lymphedema.

Occupational Therapist: Kim Zacharek, OT
Kim graduated from Texas Woman's University with a master‘s in occupational therapy in 2008 and began her career at a Level 1 Trauma hospital. After gaining experience rotating through outpatient, acute care and inpatient rehabilitation, Kim found her passion in outpatient therapy. She is currently pursuing advanced certification in hand therapy.

Occupational Therapist: Leslie Forsyth, OT, CLT-LANA
Leslie began her career in acute care, providing physical and psychiatric rehabilitative services for inpatients and outpatients. Leslie has 11 years management experience as a manager and a director over multiple therapies in acute care and rehabilitation. Leslie is a CLT-LANA certified lymphedema therapist, who has specialized in lymphedema treatment and other manual therapies.

Physical Therapist: Bethany Lester, PT, MS
Bethany graduated from Texas Tech University in 1991 with her bachelor’s degree in exercise science. She received her master’s degree in physical therapy from Texas Woman's University in 1995. Her main areas of focus are orthopedics and sports medicine. Although she primarily works with shoulder injuries, she enjoys all types of orthopedic diagnoses. Bethany joined BIR in September of 2011.

Physical Therapist: David Renner, MS, PT
Trained as a clinician generalist, David is well versed in treating a wide range of conditions and is skilled in orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. As senior physical therapist, he works with patients of various ages. His passions are joint rehabilitation–to include joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder–and care and treatment of spinal pain or injury. He is also trained in wound care and serves on the wound care team.

Physical Therapist: Hillary Grimm
Hillary is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia and has more than 10 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics. She has experience working with athletes and holds certifications in dry needling (IMT), Active Release Technique (ART) for the lower extremity, pelvic health and Graston technique. She is currently working on completing certification for Active Release for the spine and upper extremity.

Physical Therapist: Leslie Frater, PT, CSCS
Leslie has extensive experience treating outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine patients and has experience in inpatient neuro rehabilitation settings and acute care. Her clinical specialties include ACL injury prevention, women’s health care, manual therapy of the lumbosacral region, treatment of upper extremity nerve compression syndromes and lymphedema management of the arms and legs.

Physical Therapist: Nicole Koci, PT
Nicole graduated from Texas Woman's University (TWU) with a master's in physical therapy in 2008. She has taken classes through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy and has completed through level 2. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Nicole joined Baylor in September 2010 and has enjoyed being a part of the wound care, vestibular and TMJ programs as well as orthopedics.

Physical Therapist: Phoebe Havill, PT, MPT, PCS, CKTP
Phoebe is a board-certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist who has transitioned to adult physical therapy.  She works with patients with a wide variety of needs, including orthopedic, neurological, Pilates/core programs and wound care.  Additionally, Phoebe is a certified kinesiotape practitioner and licensed massage therapist. She has a bachelor’s in kinesiology and a master’s in physical therapy.

Physical Therapist: Roselyn Molina, PT 
Roselyn has 15 years of experience as a physical therapist in different specialty areas, including acute care, skilled nursing facility, home health, inpatient rehab and outpatient therapy. She passionately works with patients with various neurologic conditions, including vestibular therapy, and is also skilled in wound care, aquatic therapy and orthopedics, as well as post-op and non-surgical spine conditions.

Physical Therapist: Kelly Cicerello
Kelly holds a B.S. in physical therapy and has completed continuing education in a variety of diagnostic and treatment techniques, including (but not limited to) NDT, cranial sacral therapy, lymph drainage, vestibular rehabilitation, sensory integration, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and kinesiotaping. She has worked in a variety of settings. Her interests include vestibular rehabilitation, neurologic conditions and complicated medical conditions.

Physical Therapist: Marcus Dobbins
Marcus is a graduate from the University of Central Arkansas. Before moving to the DFW area, he lived in Florida and worked in an outpatient clinic treating people of all ages. Having injured the ACL in each of his own knees, he enjoys working with and treating athletes, as well as helping people prevent and recover from sports injuries of all kinds. 

Physical Therapist: Cassy Gouin, DPT
Cassy received her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University and her doctorate in physical therapy from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. She enjoys working with people of all ages and diagnoses. Her primary interests are in orthopedics, and she is currently undergoing a new graduate mentorship program through the Baylor system.

Physical Therapist (Women’s Health): Lorien Hathaway PT, WCS, CLT
A physical therapist for 20 years, Lorien is team leader for the women’s health/pelvic physical therapy program. She is a residency-trained, board-certified specialist in women’s health physical therapy, specializing in treating women with a variety of diagnoses, including pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary dysfunction, bowel dysfunction, sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain. She also is a certified lymphedema therapist and serves as a chief mentor in Baylor’s nationally accredited Women’s Health Residency Program. She is currently pursuing her clinical doctorate in physical therapy.

Speech Therapist: Karen E. Davis, M.S., CCC/SLP
Karen earned her master’s in communication disorders from the UT Dallas Callier Center. She holds specialty certifications in neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES/Vital-Stim) and deep pharyngeal neuromuscular stimulation for the treatment of dysphagia and has additional clinical specialty training in as range of other techniques for various disorders. She is trained to treat geriatric, adult, pediatric and neonates focusing on neurogenic communication, cognitive and swallowing impairments. 

Speech Therapist: Katie Hackleman, MM, MS, CCC/SLP
Katie holds a master’s in communication disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as a Master of Music in vocal performance from SMU. Katie is certified in VitalStim therapy for dysphagia, and Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for speech/voice disorders associated with Parkinson's disease. Katie's clinical interests and experience include treating adults with speech, language, cognitive-communicative, swallowing and voice disorders.