With over ten decades combined experience in outpatient practice, Medkita will help your practice reach its highest potential possible. Through its expert clinical consultants, Medkita delivers an operational, billing, and clinical resource that will take your therapy practice to the next level. Medkita differentiates itself by hiring only physical therapists who have extensive experience in outpatient physical therapy and therefore understand the challenges and necessities of running a successful outpatient practice.
Meet Our Team
Debbie Lindabery, PT - President/CEO
Debbie has been a physical therapist in the outpatient physical therapy field for over 28 years. Along with her clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Debbie has a unique combination of experience in both outpatient clinical operations as well as outpatient billing. She began her career at Pat Croce's Sports Physical Therapists as a Clinic Director, later moving into the role of Director of Clinical Services and Compliance for 40 outpatient clinics in 11 states. Debbie held a PT license simultaneously in 11 states and after Pat Croce sold his company to a national provider, Debbie's knowledge in both clinical and billing operations, caused her to be appointed as Project Director, in charge of building and implementing an outpatient therapy billing system for 150 physical therapy clinics nationwide. Debbie continued her career in physical therapy operations by co-owning a multi-clinic outpatient practice in charge of operations which is when she decided she wanted to help other outpatient practices thrive and ultimately started Medkita.
Christine Osman, PT, DPT OCS FAAOMPT - Vice President
Christine Osman has over 18 years of experience as a physical therapist and an extensive background in outpatient rehabilitation operations, marketing, and Workers’ Compensation. Christine started her career in Pittsburgh, PA at UPMC Rehabilitation Hospital in 1998 and transitioned to Concentra Medical Centers in 2000 where she quickly grew into an Area, Regional, and ultimately Assistant VP role which brought Christine and her husband to eastern PA. Christine left Concentra in 2008 and joined Apex Physical Therapy, LLC in an effort to learn more about private practice and the insurance industry beyond Workers’ Comp. In 2010, Christine accepted a role as Area VP with Physiotherapy Associates and transitioned to National Director of Workers’ Compensation Clinical Services in 2014. Christine and her husband (and dog, Milo) were happy to have the opportunity to move back to the Pittsburgh area in 2015 to be close to their family. Christine has had had the unique experience of pursuing clinical excellence while also driving bottom line success in clinical operations and program development in Workers’ Comp.
Maureen Broderick Wilhelm, PT, DPT - Performance Improvement Advisor
Maureen has been a physical therapist for over 30 years and has been in the outpatient orthopedic environment almost her entire career. Maureen grew up in New Jersey and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. In December 2010, Maureen received her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from the EIM Institute of Health Professionals and completed the Executive Program in Private Practice Management. In 1983, Maureen joined Sports Training Physical Therapy of New York and shortly after opened Sports Training Physical Therapy of New Jersey working hand in hand with the renowned personal training facility, Sports Training Institute. By 1997 the company had grown to 11 locations and was sold to HealthSouth. Maureen continued on with HealthSouth for a few years but in 2004 decided to re-open her own practice where she again quickly grew the practice to 9 locations by successfully blending her corporate experience with the personal touch patients sought in a private practice environment. In 2016, she sold her company to Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Maureen’s outpatient therapy experience successfully starting, growing and eventually selling practices, makes her the perfect fit for Medkita.
Carlos Garcia-Cuesta, DPT, MTC, ATC - Therapy Consultant
Carlos Garcia-Cuesta has 19+ years of Healthcare experience with 10+ years of specialization in business development and multi-site operations. Carlos began his career in healthcare in the sports medicine arena, a specialty that had him work with elite level athletes from collegiate to Olympic from around the world. Carlos joined Physiotherapy Associates in 2003 where he had progressive career advancement, moving from Clinic Director to Multi-Site Manager to Area Vice President for the state of Virginia in 2014, while in this role his territory included 26 clinics over four different markets, throughout the state of VA. Carlos made the transition to Healthcare/Physical Therapy consultant in the summer of 2016.