Finn B. Gerstell, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
Owner, Four Points Physical Therapy
Expertise: Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Pain Science/Persistent Pain syndromes
Finn received a BS in 1999 and a Master’s of physical therapy degree in 2001 from the University of Utah. He was awarded board certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2004 (re-credentialed in 2014), and received a clinical doctorate degree from Regis University in 2012. He completed a fellowship in orthopedic manual physical therapy through Bellin College in 2019.
Finn’s clinical interests include sports and orthopedic disorders, low back pain, neck pain, prevention and nonoperative treatment of ACL injuries, and the clinical application of evidence based practice.
Finn’s physical therapy career began in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a Hospital Corpsman and eventually was trained as a physical therapy technician. He gained valuable experience and eventually left the military to pursue a physical therapy degree. Prior to graduation, Finn interned with the University of Utah sports medicine and athletic training departments as well as several sports and orthopedic physical therapy clinics.
Upon graduation, Finn moved to Tennessee to experience the South and join a group of outpatient physical therapy clinics. Prior to moving to Steamboat Springs in 2006, he served as the clinic director of a large multi-specialty clinic in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Outside the clinic Finn tries to take advantage of all that Steamboat Springs has to offer including mountain/road biking, fly fishing, alpine and nordic skiing, and camping/backpacking while spending time with his wife, Roxanne, and daughter, Carsen.
Emily Harris, PT, DPT, TPS
Therapeutic Pain Science Specialist
Expertise: Pain Science/Persistent Pain Syndromes, Running Injuries
Emily Graduated from the University of Alabama in 1993, with a BS in Sports Fitness Management. She moved to Steamboat Springs shortly thereafter, and spent several years working as a tennis pro at the Steamboat Tennis Center, where she also coached the Girls High School Team. Emily returned to school in 2003, to the University of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida, where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy. During the past several years she has worked in many clinical setting, from orthopedics to neurological, from acute hospital care to outpatient sports therapy. She brings a winning attitude and a warm smile to her broad-based, whole patient approach to therapy. Emily shares her life in the Yampa Valley with her husband, Craig, and enjoys outdoor recreation, travel, and has a great appreciation for good food and fine wine.
Katie Robeson, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Post-Professional Resident, Evidence in Motion Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program
Expertise: Orthopedic physical therapy, neurologic conditions.
Katie is a Colorado native who grew up in Littleton, Colorado. She earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Colorado in 2018, and is currently pursuing a postgraduate orthopedic residency, which will lead to her board certification in orthopedics (a distinction only 6% of licensed physical therapists earn). She is passionate about yoga and travel and received a yoga instructor certification in Montezuma, Costa Rica in 2014 and traveled to Valencia, Spain to complete an international physical therapy internship in 2015. Her clinical experience includes treating patients with traumatic neurological injuries, post-operative care, and a variety of orthopedic injuries. Katie values treating the whole patient and utilizing evidence based practice to provide each patient high quality care. Outside the clinic she enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, and spending time with friends and family.
Melissa Baumgartner, MSPT
Expertise: Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Clinical Interests: Post-operative rehabilitation, Joint replacement rehabilitation, rehabilitation as an alternative to surgery, and women's health.
Melissa is originally from Austin, Texas. She grew up with a deep love of the mountains of Colorado. She received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1995. She has been providing orthopedic physical therapy to the residents of Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley since 1996 through The Center for Sports Medicine, which she owned and operated from 2006. She is excited to now be able to step away from the business side of things and focus her attention on her true passion- patient care, as a member of the Four Points Physical Therapy team.
Melissa enjoys working with our community members of all ages and activity levels. Her favorite part about being a physical therapist is getting to know each patient and design treatment plans around their unique goals and abilities. Her patients appreciate her skills as a physical therapist, as well as her caring demeanor and good listening skills.
Outside of work, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband Shawn is a teacher at Steamboat Springs High School. Her growing daughters, Naomi and Ella are full of energy and keep her very busy. Her family enjoys taking advantage of all of the activities that make living in the Yampa Valley so great, including camping, free concerts, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and biking.
Ali Woller, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Pursuing certification in Sports Physical Therapy
Ali is originally from upstate New York. She attended Ithaca College where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a medical concentration and then earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of New England in Portland, Maine in 2019. Throughout her undergraduate experience, she played on Ithaca’s varsity lacrosse team and throughout her graduate experience she was the defensive assistant coach for UNE’s varsity lacrosse team. Ali’s clinical experience includes post surgical, sports medicine, total joint rehabilitation, and traumatic brain injury. She is also currently working towards becoming a certified sports specialist. When not at the clinic, Ali is typically hiking, skiing, biking, or horseback riding.