About

What Matters Most to Us at David Gilboe & Associates…

You. Your mobility, your healing.

We know that mobility matters so much more to all of us that what we realize… until we can no longer move through our lives without pain or hindrances. We know our patients want to be able to live a full life and to be treated with respect, kindness and patience. After 37 years of serving thousands of patients in southeastern Michigan, we have learned a great deal about what really matters to our patients. Making our services accessible, friendly, and tailored to the unique needs of each individual has been our core intention for many years and has proven to be a successful formula for keeping our practice flourishing. We also know that working as a strong team gives us a tremendous advantage in our ability to deliver quality services.

You are what matters most to us at David Gilboe & Associates. We are committed to your mobility. We are committed to you.

Meet Our Team…

David Gilboe, PT

David Gilboe, PT

38 years experience working as a Physical Therapist, Established David Gilboe & Associates in 1979

Graduated from Wayne State University 1977 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy; Graduate classes at Central Michigan University in Healthcare Administration; extended coursework in Orthopedic Sports Medicine

What Dave loves most about his job… Helping patients regain their mobility and working with a staff of top notch people who are intelligent, enthusiastic, compassionate and professional.

Kathi Piepenbrok, PT

Kathi Piepenbrok, PT

38 years experience working as a Physical Therapist, 23 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Wayne State University 1977 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy; Advanced Active Master Gardener

What Kathi loves most about her job… Working one-on-one, using a hands-on approach with patients and celebrating the positive results!

Donna Gula, PT, OTR/L

Donna Gula, PT, OTR/L

31 years experience working as a Physical Therapist, 23 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated in 1984 from Wayne State University with a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy and in 1992 with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Oakland University

What Donna loves most about her job… It is gratifying to me to be a part of my patient’s growth and acceptance process during some of their hardest life challenges. I also enjoy the team spirit here at David Gilboe & Associates. Dave has been able to maintain a caring environment which has been a big part of my enjoyment and job satisfaction.

Irene Kearney, PT

Irene Kearney, PT

Working as a Physical Therapist, 15 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from the University of Maryland & the University of New Mexico

What Irene loves most about her job… I enjoy the other therapists that I work with. Everyone supports each other both professionally and personally. I truly enjoy my patients. So many of them are interesting individuals who genuinely appreciate us and sense our commitment to them!

Julie Munson, PT, ATC, CSCS

Julie Munson, PT, ATC, CSCS

26 years experience working as a Physical Therapist, 8 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Earned PT degree from Wayne State University (1989), Athletic Training Certification from Wayne State University (1991), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (1993) through NSCA

What Julie loves most about her job… The people. Being part of a workplace where the staff takes on the personality of its leader. At our workplace, we are treated as family – with care, respect, and professionalism.

Kris Moonan, OTR/L, CHT

Kris Moonan, OTR/L, CHT

25 years experience as a Occupational Therapist, 20 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Wayne State University, Bachelor of Science in OT; achieved Certified Hand Therapist certification through the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC)

What Kris loves most about her job… Working in an environment that allows us to provide the most up-to-date progressive care to patients to allow them to achieve their optimal abilities and overall function.

Josh Halas, DPT

Josh Halas, DPT

3 years experience as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, 8 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Oakland University with Doctor of Physical Therapy and Bachelors of Science, Major in Health Sciences, Minor in Exercise Science.

What Josh loves most about his job… Learning something new every day. Learning about our patients, their conditions, researching new treatments and finding ways to help. Working with patients who have back and neck pain, runners, athletes, especially hockey players.

Moria Eslinger, PTA

Moria Eslinger, PTA

30 years experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant, 24 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Macomb Community College, Associate of Applied Science

What Moria loves about her job… I enjoy most the privilege of helping patients overcome some of life’s obstacles and working with a great group of people.

Kerry Russo, PTA

Kerry Russo, PTA

21 years experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant, 19 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Macomb Community College, Associates of Applied Science; Northern Michigan University, Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance & English

What Kerry loves about his job… Working with a great team, a great boss and seeing patients get better. Hearing all the varied and interesting stories from patients – their lives, their pursuits. Hearing laughter come from the treatment booths and the gym!

Dolores Ervin, PTA

Dolores Ervin, PTA

19 years experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant, 17 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Graduated from Macomb Community College

What Dolores loves about her job… I enjoy working with patients with injuries by helping them overcome their fears and disabilities and watching them progress and return to full function. I feel very fortunate to work for David Gilboe & Associates with such a caring staff and a happy group of people!

Jessica Malfa, PTA

Jessica Malfa, PTA

16 years experience working as a Physical Therapist Assistant, 13 years with David Gilboe & Associates

Received degree from Macomb Community College

What Jessica loves most about her job… I love helping people attain their full potential while working in a safe and caring environment.

Melissa Hartwig , PTA

Melissa Hartwig , PTA

Joined David Gilboe & Associates in July 2016 as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Received degree from Macomb Community College

What Melissa loves most about her job… I love knowing that I can help our patients and I love seeing them make progress and meet their goals.

Jeffrey L., PTA

Jeffrey L., PTA

13 years with David Gilboe & Associates working as a Physical Therapist Assistant

What Jeffrey loves about his job… Helping patients work through a challenging time in their lives and giving them tools to improve their pain and/or function.

Erica Jakinovich, PTA

Erica Jakinovich, PTA

Joined David Gilboe & Associates in July 2015

Graduated from Macomb Community, Associate of Applied Science

What Erica loves most about her job… What I love most is when I see a patient “graduate” and they are back to their prior functional level. It’s incredibly fulfilling to know that I was a part of that experience.

Our Professional Affiliations…

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David Gilboe & Associates
23161 Greater Mack Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone:  586.779.8892
Fax:  586.779.2869

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Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday:
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday:
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.,
By Appointment Only

David Gilboe & Associates

You Need Them. We Have Them.

Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Certified Hand Therapists, Athletic Trainer, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

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