Dori Billowitch, PTA
Where do you work?
Outpatient Neurorehabilitation, Health and Technology Center
In which areas of rehabilitation do you specialize?
I specialize in working with patients who have suffered or are suffering from a neurological disease, such as a traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, spinal cord injury (SCI), Parkinson's disease, etc.
What one word best describes you?
What specialty certifications do you hold?
- Interactive Metronome® Certified
- Lee Silverman voice treatment (LSVT) Certified
- Rock Steady Boxing Certified
- Neuro-IFRAH Certified
- Super User for Bertec Balance Advantage System
- Super User for ZeroG® BWS Gait and Balance System
Which rehabilitation technologies do you utilize in your work?
Interactive Metronome®, ZeroG ®, Bertec Balance Advantage® system and more
What motivates you?
Seeing my patients’ progress! I love to see the changes they make during therapy.
What attracted you to a career in healthcare?
I grew up in a healthcare household, as my mother was a nurse. I first worked as a nursing assistant. I was able to work with physical therapists and realized then that it was what I wanted to do.
Why do you choose to work at Good Shepherd?
I wanted to work at a place that provides the best quality of care for patients. I also wanted to work with a staff that is motivated to provide the best quality of care.
What are your hobbies and interests outside of Good Shepherd?
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
What does “Beyond Limits Rehab” mean to you?
It means that I push our patients to not focus on only their condition, but to do whatever we need to do together to allow them reach their goals and regain their independence.
Why should patients INSIST on Good Shepherd?
At Good Shepherd, our patients receive outstanding quality care from compassionate and professional staff in order to regain their independence and return to the activities they enjoy.