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.
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, MPT
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.
Aashini Patel, PT, DPT
Aashini was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. She attended Saint Louis University and earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, as well as a Minor in Psychology. She earned her doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.
During her time there, she was able to provide care for underserved populations through a pro-bono clinic, as well as treat patients with a variety of orthopedic, neurological, and vestibular conditions. Her special interests include vestibular conditions and a variety of orthopedic conditions. She is now excited to delve into the world of pelvic floor. She hopes to continue to actively learn new treatments and techniques to best serve her patients. She is fluent in English and Gujarati and has some proficiency in Spanish and Hindi. Aashini recently moved to Houston and welcomes all recommendations for food or places to explore. In her spare time, she loves to read, bake cookies, and practice boxing.
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.
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.
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.