PTPN’s regional office in Phoenix coordinates services for providers, payers and patients throughout Arizona. Our network, which is made up of more than 175 independent rehabilitation clinics, is contracted with most of the area’s major health plans, as well as workers’ compensation carriers, TPAs and employer groups.

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Centralized scheduling

Our Arizona office offers centralized scheduling for our workers’ compensation clients. Scheduling is done out of the Phoenix based office, affording easy access to PTPN providers statewide.

To utilize PTPN’s centralized scheduling, simply call the Arizona PTPN office at 602-482-1331 or 800-280-7711, or fax the patient’s information and therapy prescription to 602-482-1311.

7000 N. 16th Street, Suite 512, Phoenix, AZ 85020

602-482-1331 or 800-280-7711


Meet the management team

Dawn Ripa

Executive Director

Dawn Ripa has played a key role in the development of PTPN since 1997, expanding the network from 25 clinics in 1997 to more than 175 clinics today. As Executive Director, she is responsible for the day‐to‐day operations of the region, including payer and provider contracting, marketing, provider relations, claims processing, overseeing of the Quality Assurance and Credentialing programs, and budgeting and analysis of overall network performance.

Rhea Cohn, PT

Quality Assurance and Utilization Review

Rhea is responsible for all PTPN provider documentation and chart reviews. She also reviews and monitors utilization of therapy services for PTPN worker’s compensation clients.

Anne Madsen

Referral Coordinator

Hazel Valentin

Credentialing Provider Services Representative

Arizona Board of Directors

Helene Fearon, PT, President
Owner of Fearon Physical Therapy

Phoenix, AZ

Cynthia Driskell, PT, Vice President
Owner of Carefree Physical Therapy

Carefree, AZ

James Miller, PT, DPT, Secretary
Owner of Miller Physical Therapy

Scottsdale, AZ

Pablo Ruiz, PT, Treasurer
Owner of White Tanks Physical Therapy

Goodyear, AZ

Karen Bustillo, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT
Owner of Bustillo Physical Therapy

Gilbert, AZ

Kyle Guidry, PT
Owner of Guidry Physical Therapy

Surprise, AZ

Laura Markey, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, CSCS
Owner of the Center for Physical Excellence

Prescott, AZ

Blair Packard, PT, MS
Owner of East Valley Physical Therapy

Mesa, AZ