Meet Our Staff

Dr. Christian Armetta, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Armetta is a licensed Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology who has been a clinician in his field for 13 years. Dr. Armetta also serves as the Director of Rehabilitation for Beauregard Memorial Hospital. Dr. Armetta holds certifications in Vital-Stim Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation (DPNS) for swallow rehabilitation. Dr. Armetta utilizes his expert knowledge to provide skilled services primarily in the field of adult medical Speech-Language Pathology in the areas of Dysphagia Management, Speech/Language Therapy, Voice Therapy, Aphasia Management, and Cognitive-Communication Therapy on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Dr. Armetta specializes in swallowing examinations (Modified Barium Swallow Study) and swallow therapy.
 

Jenna O’Bryant, M.S., CCC-SLP

Jenna is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and received her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University in 2003. Jenna is certified in Vital-Stim Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for swallow rehabilitation and has been trained and experienced in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) for augmentative and alternative communication. Jenna utilizes her knowledge to provide services primarily in the field of pediatric and developmental Speech-Language Pathology including delays and disabilities in communication, language, speech, emergent literacy, and feeding/swallowing on an outpatient basis.

Aaron Rhodes, PT, MPT, MCMT

Aaron is a licensed Physical Therapist and holds a Master Certification in Manual Therapy. He utilizes his expert knowledge to evaluate and treat patients with orthopedic, balance, and neurological deficits. Aaron recently attained his Mastery in Manual Therapy, which utilizes joint mobilization, myofascial release, trigger point release and neuromobilization. These advanced techniques along with therapeutic exercise allow Aaron to treat patients that have musculoskeletal injuries to achieve greater outcomes after injury.

Tracy Winkley, PT, MPT, CWS

Tracy is a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Wound Specialist. Tracy has experience treating patients of all ages, with various injuries and diagnoses. She uses her knowledge and skills to treat patients during inpatient hospitalization to help them maintain or return to their prior level of function as quickly as possible and to enhance their quality of life. Tracy’s expertise in wound care allows her to provide treatment for all types of acute and chronic wounds to members of our community.

Alisha Brister, LOTR

Alisha is a licensed Occupational Therapist who specializes in pediatrics treating both inpatient and outpatient needs. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from Louisiana State University's Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA, she obtained her Master's Degree of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  Alisha's experiences include roles such as an Occupational Therapist in a school setting, outpatient clinics, inpatient rehabilitation, home health, and skilled nursing facilities. 

Ray Yamuta, RPT

Ray is a licensed Physical Therapist whose experience specializes is Neurodevelopmental Treatment for patients who have experienced a stroke or related illnesses.   Originally, he is from the Philippines where he graduated  from Silliman University.  Ray's experience dwells in 8 years of working in the Philippines and 4 years in Louisiana where he now works in the Rehabilitation Department of Beauregard Memorial Hospital utilizing his expert knowledge to provide Physical Therapy services to people on an outpatient and inpatient basis.