Meet Our Staff
Cheryl Hanks, PT, MHSc, MTC, Owner
Cheryl brings nearly 3 decades of clinical experience to her therapy practice. She specializes in the treatment of chronic pain and manual therapy. She has a passion for her career, and has dedicated herself to ongoing continuing education so that each visit to her facility brings progress toward your goals. Cheryl received a Bachelor of Science in PT from CSULB in 1988, her Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine in 1996, and a Master of Health Science from the University of St. Augustine in 2005. When not at work, Cheryl enjoys an active lifestyle, staying fit, gardening, and taking care of her children.
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Maile Bay, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Maile graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2006. She became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2008. She received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Southern California in 2009. Her treatment approach emphasizes functional therapeutic exercise, movement science, Pilates, and Manual Therapy. Maile is also a member of the APTA.
Maile enjoys an active lifestyle of dance, Pilates and running. In addition to her education, it is through participating in these activities that she has developed a passion for the biomechanics of the human body. She is prepared to help her patients succeed along the road of recovery here at Excel Physical Therapy.
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Ronald Garcia, External Marketing
Ron brings over 15 years of experience working with patients and their families at hospitals like Saint John’s Medical Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA, Kaiser Permanente, and Good Samaritan Hospitals where he has worked for the emergency room, admitting, room, continuing care, medical records, cashier, and business services departments. He received an Associate’s Degree from Los Angeles Trade College in Business Administration, he enjoys writing poetry as a hobby and has self-published a couple Spanish poetry books. He is here to help with our marketing efforts but more importantly he is here to assist our patients in whichever way he possibly can.
Amy Staley, Reception
EG Tabu, PTALA
Mario Zabatta, PT Aide
Margarita Vargas, PT Aide
Maya Howard, PT Aide