Leadership & Administration Team


Owner, CEO, Physical Therapist

Bryan has worked in outpatient physical therapy for nineteen years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University. He specializes in all orthopedic physical therapy including treating vestibular / balance, neurological conditions, pain management, workers' compensation and work injuries - getting patients back to work as quickly as possible. 


Owner, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Schabelman serves as Innovative Physical Therapy's Chief Medical Officer. As the CMO, he oversees patient safety, healthcare quality improvement, clinical effectiveness, and management of our provider team. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland; he is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. When not working, Dr. Schabelman enjoys traveling with his lovely wife and two daughters.


Owner, President of Marketing

As the President of Marketing for Innovative Physical Therapy, Lisa is responsible for physician and community messaging, developing strategic relationships, branding, strategy and implementation of our integrated marketing initiatives. With over 18 years in the health, wellness & fitness industry, Lisa continues to push the envelope on innovation in the digital health space. She is a Harford County native and lives in Forest Hill with her husband, three children and two dogs. 


Director of Operations

Brent Swartz is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. He is Innovative's jack of all trades handling everything from patient scheduling to billing and insurance authorizations. Brent has an extensive background in customer service and enjoys interacting with our patients.


Office Manager

Sarah Speckhart graduated Quincey University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Services. She's an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Weight Management Specialist. Sarah keeps our clinics running like a well-oiled machine and assists patients and physical therapists in more ways than we can count.


Our Innovative Leadership Team brings together the best aspects of healthcare and business to provide our community with the highest quality physical therapy treatments. 

Clinical Directors


Physical Therapist, Director - Abingdon

Brenda completed both her undergrad and doctorate degrees at Boston University. She was raised in Carroll County, Maryland and has been a Baltimore resident for 8 years. She started her career at The Johns Hopkins hospital working with a large array of patients from post op orthopedics, intensive care, chronic illness, and neurological disorders.


Physical Therapist, Director - Baltimore

Cecily is a Harford County native who graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Neumann University and Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Arcadia University. Her passion to optimize function and reduce pain with an individualized approach using manual therapy techniques and her certifications in FMS and FCS. Outside of work Cecily loves to stay active, cheer on the Ravens, spend time outdoors with her boyfriend and their 3 dogs - Natty, Boh, and Stella.


Physical Therapist, Director - Belair-Edison & Rosedale

Erin received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina and her doctorate degree from Neumann University. She started her career in the outpatient setting and enjoys working with all patients to help improve their quality of life and get them back to the activities they love. Outside of work, Erin loves to run, hike and go to the beach with her husband, Jamie and dog, Layla.


Physical Therapist, Director - Fort Washington

Shannon is the Director of our Fort Washington center. She has over ten years of experience as a physical therapist. If you have a musculoskeletal injury or movement dysfunction, and are referred to physical therapy, we can help decrease pain and improve mobility. Your symptoms may be mild, or you may have symptoms that severely limit your functional mobility.


Physical Therapist, Director - Belair-Edison

Sarah received her Bachelors in Kinesiology from University of Maryland, College Park and doctorate from University of Maryland, Baltimore. She began working in outpatient after graduation and love the variety of patients that she sees. Sarah loves helping people achieve their goals and return activities they thought they’d never be able to do again. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time on the water and hanging out with her fiancé and dog, Juju.

Provider Team


Physician Assistant

Ann is a physician assistant who provides medical care to our physical therapy patients. Ann grew up in Harford County and enjoys working in the community where she grew up. She earned her Bachelors of Science in biology with pre-medicine, and earned her Masters Degree in physician assistant studies at Towson University and CCBC Essex respectively. Ann is also an emergency room PA working at a local hospital for the past 14 years. When not providing medical care to her patients, you can find Ann hiking and exploring with her husband, 2 children and dog.


Physician Assistant

Melissa is a physician assistant who provides medical care to our physical therapy patients. Melissa grew up in Annapolis, Maryland but has called Baltimore City her home for the past 14 years. She earned her Bachelors of Science in biology from the University of Mary Washington. She received her Masters in Medical Science from St. Francis University and her certification as a physician assistant from Anne Arundel Community College.  Melissa is also an emergency room PA working at a local hospital for the past 14 years. When not providing medical care to her patients, you can find Melissa with her 3 children or on the field playing soccer or lacrosse. 

Physical Therapy Assistant & Tech Team


Physical Therapist Assistant - Baltimore

Erin graduated from Towson University with a Bachelors of Science and was part of the inaugural class of the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Cecil College. She has treated patients in outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities and in-home settings.   Erin enjoys hiking, yoga, socializing and being a dog mom.


Physical Therapist Assistant - Abingdon

Kyralee is a graduate of Cecil College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program. She has treated patients in primarily the outpatient setting and is an LSVT BIG certified clinician. Kyralee enjoys exploring hiking trails throughout Cecil and Harford County with her family and friends and is an avid LSU college sports fan.


Physical Therapist Assistant - Forest Hill

Steve graduated from Salisbury University Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science and also graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Cecil College. Along with being a Physical Therapist Assistant, he is also the lead strength and conditioning coach at Harford Sports Performance Center where he utilizes his certifications in FMS and FCS. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family and is also a passionate hockey, football, and baseball fan.


Physical Therapist Tech - Forest Hill, Abingdon, Belair-Edison

Cam has worked for Innovative Physical Therapy for over two years. You can find him at our Abingdon, Forest Hill and Belair-Edison locations. Cam is willing to help with whatever needs to be done.