Ocean Pines Office:
Scott Gardner, PT, DPT, OCS
Scott graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 1996 with a Masters in Physical Therapy and a doctorate in physical therapy from Drexel in 2008. He is co-owner of FYZICAL® Therapy and Balance Centers of Delmarva, formerly known as Apex Physical Therapy. He has been a board-certified orthopedic specialist since 2003. The change in the practice name is a result of joining a network of independent physical therapists who want to provide the latest in physical therapy interventions, improve overall health and well-being of our community, and prevent falls in our population. He is excited about the future and the difference FYZICAL® will make.
Mary Beth Gardner, PT, MPT
Mary Beth is a part-time physical therapist in our Ocean Pines office as well as the Physician Liaison for our Ocean Pines office. She has been a physical therapist since 1995, graduating from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with a Masters in Physical Therapy. When she is not working, Mary Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Monica Edelmann, PT, MPT
Monica Edelmann graduated From Salisbury State University in 1998 with a Bachelors in Biology. She then went on to complete her degree in Physical Therapy graduating from University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2001. Monica has worked primarily in outpatient orthopedics with experience as well in home care, acute rehabilitation and the hospital setting. Since graduating Monica has taken numerous orthopedic and neurological continuing education classes. Monica has been on staff with us since February 2017.
Krista Hughes, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Krista graduated from the College of Health Sciences at Roanoke in 1993. She has worked in the Berlin area for her entire career with the majority of it in the outpatient physical therapy setting. She has many years of experience treating musculoskeletal injuries and balance issues. She is trained in LSVT for Parkinson’s as well. She enjoys working with patients and helping them return to doing what they love.
Angie Sawdy, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Angie started her “second” career as a physical therapist assistant in 2010, graduating with a degree from Broward State College. She joined the staff at FYZICAL® in March of 2017 after spending the early part of her career practicing in Colorado. She believes that movement and exercise are the keys to staying healthy as we age. She has a passion for working with those with balance issues but enjoys working with all patients regardless of their reason for needing physical therapy. She is certified in PWR for the treatment of Parkinson’s. Angie also holds a BS from the University of Maryland in Journalism and is has spent many years involved in dance. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, reading, and spending time with her husband and their 6-year-old Australian Shepard.
Director of Sales & Marketing
After a lengthy career in the restaurant business, Ed shifted gears into Physical Therapy in 2014. He uses his experiences gained over the years to excel in customer relations, networking, marketing and planning. He joined the FYZICAL staff in 2018 as Director of Sales and Marketing. Ed is married with 4 children and enjoys traveling with his family. A huge sports fan, he spends his free time coaching youth baseball at several different age levels.
Client Care Specialist
Ashley is the newest member to join our FYZICAL® staff. She moved to Ocean Pines in 2008 and has been working in the Physical Rehabilitation field since 2016. Ashley assists our patients in scheduling, answering questions about our products and services, and welcoming them into our office with a friendly smile. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, going to the beach with friends, and spending time with her siblings.
Chris Gardner, PT, DPT, CMTPT
Chris Gardner graduated from Salisbury University in 2008 with a BS in Biology. He graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, in 2011. He opened our Severn location in February of 2014. Chris is an expert in vestibular rehabilitation, helping his patients overcome dizziness and balance/vertigo issues. He is trained in LSVT for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. He is also certified in dry needling, helping alleviate pain in his patients. He treats a wide variety of patients, from orthopedic injuries, post-operative rehab, to neurological patients. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, and their pet corgi, Drake.
She graduated from Salisbury University in 2014 with a BS in Health Education & Exercise Science. Since 2014, she has been a certified personal trainer where she has used her expertise to network and become a marketing specialist. Liesl can assist with your marketing or promotional needs. Outside of the office, Liesl enjoys working out and traveling to new destinations. Liesl is certified in our BodyQ service and can help you meet your fitness goals.
Samantha Pearlman, CBCS, CMAA, CEHRS
Director of Business & Administration
Samantha Pearlman is our Office & Billing Manager. She holds certifications as a Billing & Coding Specialist, Medical Administrative Assistant, and an Electronic Health Records Specialist. She has been working in the Physical Therapy field since 2010. Samantha can help you with billing, medical records, and insurance questions. She can also assist in human resources & vendor inquiries. Outside of the office, Samantha enjoys watching sports and spending time with family and friends.
8370 Veterans Hwy, Suite 202
Millersville, MD 21108
Phone: 443-343-2001 ext. 110