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 25 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
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
Front Desk Supervisor
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.
Kassidy Rieger, PT, DPT
Social Media Manager
Dr. Rieger is originally from North Texas, but she transplanted to Houston where she attended Texas Woman’s University for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She has experience in pediatrics, women’s and men’s pelvic health, and orthopedics. In her spare time she and her husband love frequenting local coffee shops, finding the best restaurants, and running or cycling along the Braes Bayou Trail. Kassi is excited to join the Bercutt team and help people feel empowered to reach their goals.
Anali Alanis, PTA, CPI
Anali Alanis, PTA is originally from Brazil where she graduated from a physical therapy program and received her International Doctor of 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.
Fernando Sustaita, PTA
Fernando is one of our bilingual therapists and speaks fluent Spanish. He is originally from Mexico but raised in Houston, Texas. He worked as a pharmacy technician for 5 years before pursuing a career in Physical Therapy. Before joining the Bercutt PT team, Fernando treated a variety of diagnoses in the acute hospital setting as well as the outpatient clinic setting. He particular enjoys working with the geriatric population for balance, strengthening, and vestibular rehab.
When not working in the clinic, Fernando, enjoys spending time with his two sisters, working out, hiking, and enjoying live music.
Dena Magelssen, CPFT, BA
Dena has loved fitness for as long as she can remember. For the past 15 years Dena has been sharing her love of fitness through teaching. Dena was an instructor of Pearland Fit, a marathon training group, and she taught the ATP (advanced training program). In addition, she has taught kickboxing, bootcamp, bodypump, seniors, special needs, circuit and ball classes. A little over 8 years ago Dena became a certified Personal trainer through AFAA, and she loves working with her clients. In her free time Dena enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her husband, her two kids, and the rest of her family.
Roxanna Valencia, LMT
Roxana has been practicing massage therapy for a decade. She is experienced with Swedish, Deep tissue, Reflexology, Prenatal, Lymphatic, Myofascial Release, Body stretching, Range of motion, Massage Cupping, Gua Sha, and Acupressure massage. Roxana is bilingual and is currently in school studying business and Marketing.
Roxanna is from Houston area where she attended Dear Park High School. She is very motivated and kind hearted. She is accepting massage appointments now!! Please call for more information.
Gina is born and raised Houstonian. She has two accomplished children, one of which is studying to be a physical therapist. Gina is responsible for new patient intake and scheduling.
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 Social Worker. After her third child was born, she decided to stay home to spend more time with her children. Her last kid flew the nest in 2021 and we welcomed Veronica to the Bercutt PT family to help with patient intake and scheduling.