Pat Hall, PT
Director of Rehabilitation Services | SRO Sports Rehabilitation Center
PT Honors Graduate of Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. BS PT
Pat has been practicing physical therapy for 31 years, and had extensive experience in acute hospital rehabilitation and management before focusing in the area of outpatient orthopaedic therapy. She joined the staff at Santa Rosa orthopaedics /Rehabilitation at its inception in 2004.
Pat enjoys working with people of all ages and loves assisting patients’ return to sport, work and leisure activity. She believes strongly in the importance of patient education and correction of posture and body mechanics in maximizing functional recovery. She has been a Clinical Instructor for students from a variety of PT programs.
Pat is an avid runner and hiker and enjoys spending free time with her family.
Tom Sather, PhD, PT
Tom is a knowledgeable physical therapist with twenty-nine years of orthopaedic and sports medicine experience. Tom graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Arizona, then completed a Master of Arts degree in Physical Therapy from Stanford University.
After several years in the profession he re-entered graduate school at the University of Arizona and completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree studying the science of Exercise Physiology. He has been an adjunct instructor in the masters program in Athletic Training at the University of Arizona as well as teaching Cardiovascular Rehabilitation in the physical therapy curriculum at Northern Arizona University. He has presented papers and been published in Exercise and Sports Sciences.
Tom works with Sonoma State University as a liaison between SRO’s rehabilitation services and the Athletic Training Center at Sonoma State University. He volunteers his time assisting Empire Volleyball Club with injury prevention programs. He was involved with the Puma Athletic Committee at Maria Carrillo High School.
Benjamin Baumgardner, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento
Ben has a black belt in dad jokes and has been practicing as a doctor in physical therapy in post-acute rehab and orthopedic settings since 2016. He has experience with a multitude of patients from geriatric, neurological, orthopedic and sports rehab. He joined SRO in spring 2020.
“I believe that laughter is the second-best medicine, as exercise and activity is the first. I work with you to design a hands-on, personalized program to your specific lifestyle and injury presentation. I am equal parts detective, coach, and support system. I focus on what you CAN DO, and help you improve your movement over time. ”
Ben is an avid strength and conditioning enthusiast, as well as an ultimate Frisbee nerd and a doting father/husband
Michael Serrano, PTA
Graduate of Western Institute of Science and Health, class of 1999 with the degree of Associate of Science.
Michael is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with experience in in-patient as well as out-patient rehab. He joined Santa Rosa Orthopaedics in 2005. Previously he worked for Healdsburg District Hospital and contributed to the start of a satellite physical therapy office. Michael also gained experience working as a Medicare Coordinator and Occupational Health coordinator for Healthsouth of Santa Rosa.
Michael is fluent in Spanish, aiding in the successful treatment of members of the hispanic community.
As a husband and a father of two, Michael enjoys dedicating time to his family, writing and recording music as well as various outdoor activities.