Randy Rose

Randy J. Rose PT, President Co-Owner

Randy was born in Southern Illinois and received his degree in Physical Therapy in 1989 from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has 30 years experience with his background in Manual Therapy involving the spine and extremities, Neurological Rehab, Myofascial Release, Orthopedic Rehab, Lower Extremity Amputations and is certified in Integrated Dry Needling with 2 certifications. He was a United States Marine from 1980 to 1984 with honorable discharge as the rank of Sergeant. He is been married to Cherie Rose since 1998 and has 2 daughters. He is also Co-owner along with his wife of City Park Physical Therapy LLC. and Therapy Coverage, LLC, a staffing company of therapist for home health agencies in the area. Randy enjoys exercising and traveling with his family.

I had a good experience. The staff seemed knowledgable and helped me rehabilitate my knee. I would recommend this business.

Bryan C.
April 21, 2015

Cherie Rose

Cherie C. Rose,OT, Vice President, Administrator, Co-Owner

Cherie was born and raised in Old Metairie and has been a life-long member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. She graduated from LSU in 1995 with a degree in Occupational Therapy and has 25 years’ experience. In 2002, she founded Therapy Coverage, LLC, a Home Health Therapy Staffing Agency where she staffs PT and OT throughout the Greater New Orleans area. In 2018 she added a convenient option called “Outpatient At Home” to City Park Physical Therapy, making therapy accessible to patients in their home. She is married with 2 children and in her spare time she enjoys exercising, kayaking, and traveling with her family.

Good facility, smart staff, straight to business.

Sam T.
April 16, 2015

Lara Heyliger

Lara Heyliger,PT

Lara graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After working 4 years in public and private accounting settings, she decided to change career paths. Lara returned to school at the University of New Orleans for prerequisite classes to apply to physical therapy school. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2001. She has been practicing in the outpatient orthopedics setting for over 20 years. Lara is certified in dry needling and ASTYM. She is married to Scott, who is also a physical therapist, and has one son. She enjoys reading, taking walks in City Park, and spending time with family and friends..

The therapy I received at City Park Therapy was extensive and thorough.The staff was both professional and friendly. I would recommend them to anyone needing there service.

Salvador C.
April 21, 2015

Jennifer Scanio

Jennifer Scanio,PT

Jennifer graduated from Saint Louis University in 1996 with her degree in Physical Therapy and has 26 years of experience. She has specialized in treatment of lymphedema since 2006 and became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2011. She has experience in various outpatient and inpatient settings and also treats home health patients with Therapy Coverage LLC throughout New Orleans. She is an active member of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association, has participated in American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for 15 years. Jennifer is married to Anthony, a New Orleans native and Chef and has 3 children. She enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

I have been going to City Park PT for 3 weeks now and am very impressed. The PT is very knowledgeable and thorough in addressing my physical issues. The staff are caring, friendly and professional. As a RN, I am very pleased with the time taken to teach me about my problems and ways to continue treatment at home. This is a first rate rehab center.

Agnes S.
July 17, 2014

Laura Maher

Laura Maher,DPT

Laura was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, and she graduated from Louisiana State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Health Sciences New Orleans in 2017. She has been practicing in the outpatient orthopedic setting since and is certified in Dry Needling. Laura enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog Mardi.

Charles Kirchem

Dylan Bowers,PTA

Dylan graduated from Loyola University New Orleans in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Production. After working for some time in the production industry, he decided to pursue a career change in physical therapy. He reached out to City Park PT for a tech position while taking classes at Delgado Community College in pursuing becoming a PTA. Soon after graduating in July 2021 with an Associates degree from Delgado's PTA Program, he began his work as a PTA in the same place he got his start, City Park PT.

In his free time, he enjoys composing and producing music with his friends, walks around the Lakefront and City Park, and exercising. He looks forward to helping you in the clinic and seeing you through your therapy!

Jean Puissegur Thomass, LOTR, CHT, CHWC

Jean Puissegur Thomas,LOTR, CHT, CHWC

Jean graduated from Louisiana State University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and has over 35 years of experience in Upper Extremity and Hand Rehabilitation. She received her National Certification as a Certified Hand Therapist in 1991. She has extensive experience working in various outpatient clinical settings including working closely with several local Board Certified Hand Surgeons in the region. She is a longstanding active member of the American Society of Hand Therapists. Jean also received her certification as a Health and Wellness coach in April 2019 through the school of Wellcoaches in partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Jean has been married to her husband Mark for 30 years and they have one daughter named Elise. Mark is an internationally certified Biomedical Electronic Technician and works for a medical manufacturer. Jean loves spending her free time with her family and volunteering at the Tulane Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine. She enjoys cooking and gardening.

Lisa Millican

Lisa Millican,OT

Lisa graduated from LSU in 1993 with a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. She has upwards of 25 years’ experience in various settings (i.e., inpatient rehab, acute care, long term acute care, outpatient, home health, and department manager of acute care facility). Currently her primary focus of care is women’s health, pelvic floor dysfunction. She is married to Jeff, who is an Episcopal priest at St. Martin's, and has 3 children. Lisa enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Helpful, clear instructions that are easy to repeat at home.

Cassandra F.
April 9, 2015

Denise Gravois

Denise Gravois,LOTR, CHT

Denise graduated from Louisiana State University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Denise has specialized in the treatment of upper extremity pathologies and injuries since 1992 when she completed all the necessary requirements to become a Certified Hand Therapist. She has worked exclusively with Board Certified Hand Surgeons for the past 30 years. Outside of work, Denise enjoys spending time with family, which includes her husband, 3 children, their spouses and a growing number of grandchildren, traveling and playing golf.

Julie Fradella

Julie Fradella,Office Manager

Julie was born and raised in the New Orleans area, and currently resides in old Metairie with her husband Tim and 2 children. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1989 with a degree in Communications. She also is a certified health coach since May of 2017. Julie enjoys cycling, yoga, outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.

They were really nice and very intuitive in my recovery of my foot.

Jacob J.
April 9, 2015

Cindy Serio

Cindy Serio,Office Manager

Cindy was born and raised in Old Metairie, where she currently resides. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Business Administration. She has been an office manager in Physical Therapy clinics for over 10 years. Cindy enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Sarah Rose

Sarah Rose,Administrator

Sarah is an administrator who works with our patients and staff to help keep our clinic well-organized and operating efficiently while also maintaining patient satisfaction. Sarah believes that the greatest good one can do is to help one another.

Sarah has secured a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University in Public Relations and Marketing. She is certified and experienced in the field of business and is using her skills to further the business of City Park Physical Therapy.