Clinic Category: Workwell Locations
Meet Your Providers
Pamela Rizza, MD (Level II)
Dr. Pam Rizza joins Workwell Fort Collins from Atchison Hospital, Atchison, Kansas where, as Service Line Director of Sports and Occupational Medicine, she saw workers' compensation injury care, provided pre-placement and return-to-work physicals and performed functional capacity evaluations. She is a certified medical examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier (DOT) and a senior Aviation Medical Examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration. She graduated with honors from University Of Kansas School Of Medicine, and completed her residency at the University of Missouri, Kansas City Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Rizza is board certified in family medicine. Fun in her free time is being a mom, running, biking, hiking and skiing.
Kate Tumulty, PA-C (Level I)
With a Master’s of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Kate is eager to begin her career as a PA with Workwell. She spent a year working in the ICU at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston where she affirmed her love for medicine and working with others who share her passion. She enjoys working with patients to establish and achieve their treatment goals, to help them regain their strength and return to active lifestyles. Born and raised in the Hudson Valley in New York she grew up skiing, snowboarding and hiking and looks forward to returning to that outdoor life here in Colorado.
Lane Bunker, DC
Dr. Bunker joins Workwell with a background in returning patients to function after suffering complex work-related injuries. He has been practicing in Colorado since 1987 and has more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of workers’ compensation, automobile, and sports injuries using an active functional sports medicine approach for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He is a Certified Injury Prevention Specialist, Certified Biomedical Integrative Dry Needling Practitioner, and the co-founder and Director of Dynamic Motion Rehabilitation, a functional spinal rehabilitation clinic. Dr. Bunker is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic-West.
Matthew McLaughlin, DPT, MSPT, CSTS, CEFE, CKTP
Matthew joined Workwell in 2007 after serving as rehab manager of outpatient services and the employee fitness/wellness center at Eastern Health Systems of Birmingham, Alabama. He has a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine and holds master’s and doctoral degrees in physical therapy. Matthew not only provides services in the Fort Collins office but also provides corporate leadership to the Workwell Occupational Medicine, LLC therapy department. He is a certified strength coach, essential functions evaluator, and Kinesio Taping practitioner.
Laurie Johnson, PTA
Laurie joined Workwell in 2013 with more than 20 years’ experience in occupational medicine. She received her training in the U.S. Army where she provided inpatient and outpatient therapy services as a PT assistant. Laurie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia College and has her PTA license in both Colorado and Wyoming.
Sara Stone, Massage Therapist
A graduate of the Healing Arts Institute of Fort Collins, Sara received her certification in 2008 and has been practicing massage therapy ever since. She is trained in Body Insight, an integrative form of neuromuscular therapy that demonstrates remarkable results. Sara is dedicated to providing quality therapeutic massage along with education on self-care and personal health maintenance.
Maurene Flory, Ph.D., LPC
Maurene has been practicing psychotherapy internationally and along the Colorado Front Range in hospital and primary care settings for the past 15 years. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy and Master of Arts from the University of Colorado and a Master of Arts in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University. Maurene supports all of the Workwell clinics, helping patients to restore and resume quality of life after suffering injuries sustained in the workplace.
Leslee Hecht, LCSW
Leslee has been a practicing social worker in Maryland and Colorado since 1992. After completing her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Maryland, she has worked in diverse settings, beginning with a long career in international and domestic adoption practice, as well as post adoption/search/reunion work. Shifting her focus to medical social work, she has practiced in the areas of hospice and eldercare/PACE programs, hospital case management, and as a community mental health counselor. She looks forward to meeting and consulting with Workwell clients to help them navigate the road toward physical recovery and peace of mind.
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