Our Physical Therapy Team
Beyond the degree and licensing required by law, we certify our physical therapist to meet the highest standards in the industry. Only then can they provide you with service. A core requirement for all our therapists is a loving, caring and helpful personality.
At FYZICAL in Germantown you'll experience an individualized, supportive approach to physical therapy. One that uses hands on techniques and tailor made exercise programs delivered by expertly trained and licensed Physical Therapists who work one-on-one with you during your therapy sessions. We not only practice physical therapy but we live and breathe it and which results in high patient satisfaction.
David Lee PT, DPT, MS, ATC
Physical Therapist | Owner
After several years of working in high volume practices, David went on to start his own physical therapy practice with a mindset of providing individualized, one-on-one patient care. His passion is to help people live more active lives with whatever range of goals it may be. David has a special interest in working with people with chronic pain and believes that a patient is not just a body part but a person with emotions, pain, fears and beliefs.
David strongly believes in continuing education and keeping up with the latest techniques and research. David completed the Michigan State Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine coursework, Mulligan coursework, has earned Level III NAIOMT certificate and received dry needling certification through KinetaCore.
David has always had a passion for athletics and sports medicine. He gradated with an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland College Park. He received a Masters in Athletic Training from Indiana University and spent seven years as a Certified Athletic Trainer working in a college and high school settings. With a passion for working more one on one with patients, David entered and completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
David enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three children and serving the local community through their church and at athletic events.
Lauranne “Laurie” Gordon PTA, MBA, SPT
Physical Therapist Assistant
Laurie earned her Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) degree in 2014 from Montgomery College. She has worked in outpatient, skilled nursing and hospital settings in the past 4 years. Laurie also has an undergraduate business degree in marketing and international business from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in business from Northeastern University in Boston. Laurie is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. Her patient focus is on exercise progressions, electrical stimulation, laser and manual therapy treatments under the direct Supervision of Dr. David Lee where they work as a team to get the best results for their patients.
While Laurie’s first career was as a business consultant, she entered the field of physical fitness in the mid 1990’s as a group exercise instructor and then became a certified personal trainer. Her previous positions include serving as a Fitness Specialist for the Columbia Athletic Club and Fitness Director for Rio Sport and Health. Becoming a PTA was a natural extension of her Personal Training career. She still meets with clients in her home-based gym and travels to people’s homes.
In her free time, Laurie enjoys golf, tennis, jogging, gardening, sewing, baking, walking her pit bull-black lab mix, Tara, and visiting her nieces, nephews and her three adult stepchildren with her husband Bruce.
Dana M. Durand LMT, BCTMB
Licensed Massage Therapist
Dana graduated from the Professional Medical Massage Program at the Baltimore School of Massage in 2002, and began working with some of the top spas and fitness facilities in the Washington, D.C. area. Over the course of her career she continued to study extensively, obtaining certifications in Deep Tissue Neuromuscular Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Young Living Raindrop Therapy, Reiki, Chakra Balancing, Prenatal, Fertility Massage, and Canine and Equine Sports Massage. Dana also attended The National Institute of Personal Training, receiving degrees in both Personal Training and Nutritional Consulting.
It was her passionate study of the functions and systems of the human body that helped her develop her very own intuitive and unique bodywork sessions. It also inspired her to start her own massage training program, Healing Touch Studies, which now offers continuing education to professional massage therapists. Dana is licensed in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is Board Certified, an active member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and a Certified Professional Coach.
Marcie D. Miller LMT, BCTMB
Licensed Massage Therapist
Marcie has enjoyed practicing massage and bodywork since graduating from the Baltimore School of Massage in the Professional Medical Massage Program in 2001. In her 17 years of experience she has had extensive training in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofasical Release, Hot Stone Therapy, Fertility Enhancing Massage, Reiki, Cupping Therapy, and Cranialsacral Therapy. She has also studied Therapy I & II of the Dr.Vodder School of Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and is certified in MotherMassageR Prenatal Massage and Bodywork.
She combines modalities in her sessions to provide a truly client centered massage experience based upon your individual needs. She considers herself blessed to be able to help people improve their quality of life through nurturing touch.
Danielle Paik, CPA, Physical Therapy Aide
Danielle graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 2014 with degrees in Accounting and Finance. She developed interests in fitness and health through team sports at an early age and through her personal experience with regular exercise training during college. She is studying to become a Personal Trainer in hopes to learn how to better help patients through exercise.
In her free time, Danielle enjoys music, documentaries, and traveling to new places.
Stacy E. Scriminger, Client Care Specialist
Stacy has worked in the medical field since 2004 after receiving health insurance training while working for United Health Care. Stacy has helped open two other physical therapy practices where she first discovered her passion for the field of physical therapy and being part of new ventures.
Stacy enjoys working with the patients, helping them with any questions they have about their insurance and making them feel comfortable when they come in for each appointment. Stacy plans go to back to school to to pursue business and management.
Stacy resides in Frederick, MD and is a mom of three boys and one girl. She loves spending time with her kids whether its camping, playing outdoor games, or cooking out.