Meet The Team
MEET THE TEAM
Pam Bercutt PT, DPT, CLT, Cert. DN
Dr. Bercutt is a proud mother of two wonderful boys and has lived in the West University and Bellaire area for over 30 years. She received her Masters in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1995 and her Doctorate in 2010. Pam is passionate about helping people achieve their best health and lifestyle potential! She has helped hundreds of women achieve pain-free pregnancies and regain post postpartum health. She loves helping young athletes return to play, stronger and faster. She has helped our aging folks get on with life of play with their partners, children and grandchildren. Pam has proven therapies to get you out of your pain and back to your life!
Opening this clinic is a collaborative effort and would not have happened without the love and support of her family, friends, colleagues, and mentors.
Jessica Cisneros PTA, BBA, CLT
Jessica was born and raised in north Houston and has always had a passion for helping people. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a marketing degree, she joined the Peace Corps as an education volunteer. While in Namibia, Africa, Jessica was introduced to physical therapy for the first time and found a new direction for her professional life. Upon returning to the states, she pursued a degree to be a Physical Therapist Assistant. When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two young children. She is excited to be working with people to achieve their goals in order to maintain and sustain a healthy and productive lifestyle.
Her specialties include lymphatic drainage, pelvic health, pregnancy and postpartum, and dry needling.
Kaitlin McCaleb PT, DPT, CMLDT
Dr. McCaleb is a proud Texas A&M alum and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at University of St. Augustine. Kaitlin is currently completing her Orthopedic Residency Program through IAR. Dr. McCaleb enjoys working with our athletes for injury rehabilitation as well as the weekend warrior. Dr. McCaleb has taken many post graduate courses in Pelvic Health and works with male and female pelvic health diagnoses.
Kaitlin is a native Houstonian residing in West University/Bellaire area for over 25 years. She is a proud mother to a white lab named Sadie and enjoys boxing in her spare time. There is always a smile on her face and if you hear someone giggling in the background, there's a good chance it's her.
Haygan Checkovsky, PTA, BA
Haygan is a compassionate trilingual therapist who enjoys helping patients reach their goals of recovery and lifelong health. Haygan works primarily with pelvic health and orthopedic patients and loves the sports recovery aspect of physical therapy for the youth and mature athlete. Haygan is a certified Tai Chi instructor for rehabilitation and may be adding a class to her patient load as well at BPT! Haygan volunteers for the Houston Aphasia Recovery Center and likes to hike, read, take photographs, yoga and spending time with her family and dogs. Haygan is professionally fluent in Armenian, Arabic and English.
Anali Alanis, PTA, CPI
Anali Alanis, PTA is originally from Brazil where she graduated from a physical therapy program and received her Physical Therapy credentials. She has worked in the field of physical therapy, specializing in Pilates™ and core strengthening, for over a decade. To practice in the United States, she took English courses and received her Physical Therapy Assistant license. Anali is fluent in Portuguese with a working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.
As a Certified Pilates Instructor, Anali offers after hours one-on-one Pilates instruction on the reformer and mat/magic circle work.
Allison Teheng, PT, MSPT, CLMDT
Allison is a native Houstonian who graduated from the University of Richmond in 1995. She attended the Medical College of Georgia and graduated with a Master's in Physical Therapy in 2000. Allison returned to Houston and worked in acute care and long-term acute care hospitals with a focus on treating patients with medically complex and neurological diagnoses. While raising her three children with her husband, Allison transitioned to working in the home healthcare environment treating patients both in their homes and in the community. She joined Bercutt Physical Therapy to continue her interests in working with people with neurological and vestibular diagnoses. Allison values the ability to see patients on a one-on-one basis and truly enjoys the opportunity to help each person attain their goals. She speaks Spanish, is a foodie who hates to cook, and enjoys working out, doing yoga, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Shea Duckworth, PT, DPT
Dr. Duckworth is a recent newcomer to Houston from New Orleans. She attended the University of Georgia for her Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sport Science and later went to Mercer University for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She enjoys working with patients both beginning their fitness journey and returning after an injury!
She loves boxing, hiking, and traveling with her friends! Shea is looking forward to exploring the parks, restaurants, and fun coffee shops here in Houston!
Sierra Jackson, PT, DPT
Sierra Jackson, PT, DPT is a native Houstonian with a passion for helping patients get back to what they love most. Sierra graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with her degree in Biology and Psychology. While attending Notre Dame, Sierra spent a semester in Western Australia where she was able to take several courses in bioenergetics and advanced physiology – further confirming her love of studying the intricacies of the human body. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Duke University, where she participated in several supplemental learning opportunities involving neurological and vestibular patient populations. Sierra has extensive clinical experience working with complex patient populations, including time in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient neuro settings. Her true passion lies in treating patients with vestibular dysfunction due to the dramatic, life-changing improvements that patients are able to experience with the help of vestibular PT. In her free time, Sierra loves to spend time with her friends, family, husband, and 3-year old Doberman named Duke.
D. Patricia "Patty" Duque, PT, MPT, C/NDT
Patty is originally from Colombia, but has spent most of her life in the US, specifically the east coast. She graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with her BS in Kinesiology in 1999. She continued on to the University of Delaware where she graduated with her Masters of Physical Therapy in 2003. She worked in Maryland hospitals in various settings including acute care, mother and baby, pediatrics, orthopedics, cardiology, and neurology. She eventually transitioned into the outpatient clinic setting and started her own practice. Patty then spent three years working in Brazil before settling in Houston in 2008. She earned a postgraduate certification in Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT) to help treat patients who have suffered from stroke injuries. More recently, she has enjoyed treating newborn babies with torticollis. Patty is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, and loves traveling abroad with her family, especially during the men and women's Soccer World Cups.
Haneen Alrawi, PTA, BS
Originally from Iraq, Haneen received her bachelor's degree in Biology at the University of Houston. She worked in Dubai as a middle school Math and Science teacher at American schools.
In 2020, Haneen obtained her license as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). Since then, she has been practicing Physical Therapy in an outpatient setting, catering to a diverse population of patients. Haneen has experience in treating patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions. Beyond her professional experience, Haneen is a mother to two children. Her role as a mother brings an abundance of joy and challenges, which have further enriched her life.
Driven by a passion for growth and a commitment to her patients' well-being, Haneen has joined the Bercutt PT team. Here, she has dived into the field of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and enjoys working with partum and post partum patients as well as the orthopedic population.
Front Desk Manager
Gina is born and raised Houstonian. Gina attended Bellaire High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Advertising. She has two accomplished children, one of which is studying to be a physical therapist. As the Front Desk Manager, Gina is responsible for new patient intake and scheduling and verifying benefits for patients.
Front Desk Coordinator
Veronica has lived in the Bellaire area for over 35 years. She is a proud Bellaire High School and University of Texas alum. Veronica also received her masters degree in Social Work from New York University. She worked in several Houston area hospitals over the course of her career as a Social Worker. After her third child was born, she decided to stay home to spend more time with her children. Now that her kids have flown and grown, she spends most afternoons greeting patients, verifying benefits and helping therapists with scheduling patients. Veronica has the self appointed role of providing chocolate to all.