Orthopaedic Residency Director and Staff

Dr. Danielle Dunn, PT, DPT, MTC, OCS, CMTPT is the Program Director of the PTSMC Orthopaedic Residency Program she played an integral role in getting the PTSMC Orthopedic Residency developed and accredited. She has also been teaching courses in PTSMC’s Development of Clinical Success Program since 2015, and since 2018, she has been PTSMC’s Clinical Excellence & Mentorship Coordinator. When she is not teaching, she is also a Physical Therapist in the Wallingford clinic.

Nick Almonte, PT, DPT, OCS

Meghan Blanusa, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT

Melissa Boutagy, PT, DPT, OCS, CMT, CMTPT

Andrew Kalach, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT

Tom Kirsch, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CMTPT is the……..as well as the Director of the Avon clinic. an ABPTRFE credentialed Orthopaedic Physical Therapy residency graduate from PTSMC in 2020.

Becky Passante, PT

Rebecca Petrosino, PT, MHS, OCS, CMTPT

Erik Schmitt, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT serves as a didactic faculty member in the PTSMC Orthopaedic Residency Program teaching wrist and hand content and treats patients at the PTSMC Westbrook location. He is an ABPTRFE credentialed Orthopaedic Physical Therapy residency graduate from PTSMC in 2019.

Vladimir Smolgovskiy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CDNP 

Quinn McAnaney, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, CMTPT/DN

Sam McMullen, PT, DPT, OCS, MS, ATC, PES is the Mentorship Coordinator of the Development of Clinical Success (DOCS) Program and treats patients at PTSMC Southington. Sam also co-teaches Manual Therapy courses to ATCs and continues to work per diem in ATC outreach and continuing education. He is an ABPTRFE credentialed Orthopaedic Physical Therapy residency graduate from PTSMC in 2021.

Russell Woodman, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, FSOM, MCTA

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