Our carefully selected staff at KHPT encompasses dedicated and passionate professionals that will cater your treatment programs to meet with your individual goals. You will receive evidence based treatments from your therapist for outstanding continuity of care. We provide highly skilled, experienced physical and occupational therapy in a comfortable environment.
Our Staff – Front Office
Yady Walker, Office Manager
Yady has been with KHPT since its inception in 2013 and has taken the role of handling all tasks pertaining to the administration of the clinic, as well as its daily operations that consist of insurance verification/authorization, patient scheduling, staff coordination. Yady comes with an extensive background when dealing with the management of an outpatient therapy clinic after working with Physiotherapy and Associate for over 18 years.
Yady’s greatest strengths are her time management skills, patience and leadership role that has helped KHPT reach the level it has.
Our Staff – Occupational Therapy
James (Jim) Jackson, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Jim is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1970 and a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Buffalo in 1978. He was certified in Hand Therapy in 1991 and has over 35 years of experience in treating disease and trauma of the upper extremity. Jim opened his private practice in 1982 and is presently the owner/director of KHPT. Jim served in the Army Reserve Medical Specialist Corp for 22 years and retired as a major.
Fredd Tirado, BS, OTR/L, CHT
Fredd graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Florida International University in 2001. He was born and raised in South Florida and is proud to serve and rehabilitate patients both in his local and international community. Fredd is also a Board Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) trained to treat complex Upper Quadrant/ Quarter injuries in a professional and supportive manner in order to restore full use of his patients’ affected extremities for work/daily activities. Additionally, he is certified to complete Pre-Employment screenings. Fredd enjoys spending his free time with family and kayaking in the Florida Keys.
Mariam Robleto, COTA
Mariam graduated from Keiser University in 2012 as a certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has been working at KHPT since her graduation and has been assisting our CHTs in treating patients with upper extremity conditions. Mariam has a background in Medical Case Management. She also enjoys spending time with family.
Juan Gabriel Colome, MS, OTR/L
Juan is an certified Occupational Therapist and graduated from Florida International University with his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2014 and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2017. Juan has treated a variety of orthopedic conditions, which include the hand, elbow, and shoulder and has strong aspirations to advance to the specialty of CHT (Certified Hand Therapist). He has a strong ambition to assist individuals in returning to their independent everyday lives. Juan enjoys hiking, working out, and listening/playing different styles of guitar.
our staff – physical therapy
Armando J. Diaz, PT, DPT
Armando received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University and went on to obtain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Florida International University. While at Florida State University, he was able to work closely with the Men’s/Women’s Swimming/Diving and Tennis teams, respectively. Growing up in Miami, soccer was always his number one priority and always wanted to make an effort to give back to the sport he always loved by offering therapy services, and education to the kids, parents, as well as coaches, about injury prevention and awareness. Armando has focused his efforts in the rehabilitation of sports and orthopedics, especially in the adolescent population. He has also had success in re-conditioning high-level athletes, from the high school to professional level. Armando has an interest in health promotion and wellness and enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with his family and friends. He is also a huge supporter of the Miami Heat and Florida State.
Anna Lynch, PT, DPT
Anna has been a physical therapist for over two years and has extensive experience in working with the pediatric orthopedic population. After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina, Anna began working with pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric population. Anna has a passion to help those in need and has demonstrated those skills with her patient care. She has a special interest in treating general orthopedic, sports related injuries, and vestibular rehabilitation. Anna loves doing yoga, going to see live music, and baking.
Angel Ceballos, PT, DPT
Angel Ceballos is a Miami native and DPT graduate from the University of Miami. Angel’s has been drawn to physical therapy since high school after working with PTs to recover from various lacrosse and football injuries. Currently, Angel has been certified in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) and has an interest in concussion rehab. Now, he is passionate about helping people recover from various sporting injuries and returning people to their active lifestyle. Outside of work, you can find Angel coaching football at local middle school and high schools or spending time with his friends and family.
KHPT has been affiliated with the following High Schools, Colleges, and Universities to offer either Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, as well as health/exercise science Academy students an option for their internships or field work rotations.
- Alabama State University
- Florida International University
- Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
- University of Central Florida
- University of St. Augustine
- University of Florida
- University of The Sciences (Phildelphia, PA)
- University of Miami
- Keiser University
- Mast Academy (Homestead Campus)
- Nova Southeastern University
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Director: James Jackson , MS, OTR/L, CHT
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 7:00am -7:30pm
Friday: 7:00am - 5:30pm
9415 Sunset Drive, Suite 111
Miami, FL 33173