Physical Therapists

Anura Bandara, PT, COMT

Anura Bandara, PT, COMT

Anura Bandara is a Physical Therapist with over 30 years of work experience. Anura is skilled at working with patients of all ages in a wide variety of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

He enjoys using his skills and creativity to design comprehensive treatment plans to help his patients achieve their rehabilitation and functional goals.

Linda Griffis, PT, CMT

Linda Griffis, PT, CMT

Linda is a graduate of University of Illinois, Chicago School of Massage and completion of residency program in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. Linda is a former collegiate athlete, competitive natural bodybuilder, who believes in a lifelong healthy and fit lifestyle.

David Hughes PT, DPT

David Hughes PT,DPT

David earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Illinois in 2017. Physical therapy is not his first career, as he was a high school Spanish teacher in Virginia, was an account manager for a transportation company and worked for a publisher before attending PT school.

During PT school, David saw patients in various hospital settings, long-term care, occupational medicine and outpatient orthopedics. He particularly enjoys the interactions with his patients, working with compassion and caring for their well-being. His particular favorite part of PT is seeing his patients improve in their function and mobility, from a variety of diagnoses and physical limitations.

Rhonda Krisik, PTA

Rhonda Krisik is a 2012 graduate of the Fox College Physical Therapist Assistant program in Tinley Park, IL. Since graduating, she has worked in a wide variety of settings including outpatient orthopedic, skilled nursing, as well as home health services.

Through all of her experiences, she enjoyed the variety of diagnoses and patient population that the outpatient setting offered. She brings with her a passion for assisting patients through a combination of hands on manual therapy, patient specific therapeutic exercises, and neuromuscular reeducation techniques.

Elise Rohan, PT, DPT

Elise Rohan, PT, DPT

Elise has her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has been working at MidAmerica Orthopedics since graduating PT school in 2012.

Her physical therapy education focused highly on evidence based practice and functional patient outcomes. Elise uses patient input and creativity to design the best treatment plan for her patients.