Abanoub Zarea, PT
Abanoub received his Bachelor’s Degree of Physical Therapy from Cairo University, Egypt in 2015. He worked in hospital and general outpatient settings in Egypt. He began working at Hope Rehab Katy in 2018.
Abanoub has experience in general orthopedics, sports and geriatrics physical therapy. He has been trained to perform functional dry needling.
Abanoub enjoys playing backgammon, billiards, chess, competitive shooting and poker. He is a member of Saint Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Houston.
Annette Parnell, PT, DPT, MS
Annette received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2011 from Northeastern University and a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Northern Illinois University. She began working at Hope Rehab in April 2013.
Annette specializes in functional manual therapy and received her training through the Institute of Physical Art. She also specializes in pelvic rehab for both male and female and received her training through Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute. Annette is also trained in Trigger Point Dry Needling.
Annette enjoys the outdoors and stays active with hiking, swimming, skiing, Cross fit and yoga. She enjoys being a wife and a mother of two.
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Barbara Boyett, PT, DPT
Barb received her BS in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1983 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014.
Barb opened Hope Rehab Katy in September 2003. She and her husband, Tom, own and operate the practice together.
Barb specializes in orthopedic manual therapy, dry needling and vestibular rehabilitation. Barb is an Assistant Instructor with KinetaCore, a dry needling education company. She served as an officer in the USAF early in her career. She also worked in Washington and Montana before moving to Katy in 1993.
Barb and Tom have 3 grown children. They live in Cinco Ranch and are members at Second Baptist Church.
Brittney Roberts, PTA
Brittney received her BS in Exercise Sports Science from Texas State University in 2006 and her PTA degree from Wharton County Junior College in 2008. Brittney began working at Hope Rehab Katy in 2014.
Brittney has worked predominately in outpatient clinics with a wide variety of injuries and diagnoses. She holds the following certifications:
- Kinesiotape – KT1, KT2 and KT3
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level 1
- Certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency
- Clinical Instructor (CI) Certified
Brittney enjoys being with family, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, being outdoors, travelling, & music.
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Caroline Hasbrook, PT, DPT
Caroline received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015 and her BS in 2012 both from the University of Oklahoma. Caroline began working at Hope Rehab in 2021.
Caroline has worked primarily in outpatient orthopedic settings. She received a manual therapy certification from Evidence in Motion in 2019. Caroline specializes in pelvic rehab for both males and females. She received her training through Herman and Wallace. Caroline also is trained in Functional Dry Needling.
Caroline enjoys getting outside, hiking, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Jeff Mullins, PTA
Jeff received his PTA degree from San Jacinto College in 2008 and his BS from Midwestern State University in 2003. He began working at Hope Rehab Katy in 2009.
Jeff specializes in returning athletes to their sport. He holds certifications in:
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment
- Functional Movement Screen
- Y-Balance Testing
- Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and watching the latest action movie. He also enjoys working out and practicing Thai Boxing.
Jennifer Gibbons, PT, DPT
Jenni received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2013. She received her BS from Virginia Tech in 2009. She began working for Hope Rehab in 2018.
Jenni specializes in general orthopedic and sports physical therapy and is skilled in manual therapy. She enjoys helping to restore her patient’s mobility, confidence, and get them back to doing what they love to do!
Jenni enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, running, and exploring the Houston area.
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Jennifer Rodriguez, Front Office Assistant
has been with Hope Rehab Katy since 2018. She moved to Katy from New Braunfels and has loved working in the medical field since 2011. She has always had a big heart for caring and helping people in many ways. On her time away from work she is with her soulmate, family, friends and her two fur babies.
Kristin Jury, PT, OCS
Kristin received her Master of Physical Therapy from Governors State University in 1999. She received her BS in Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997. Kristin began working at Hope Rehab in 2011.
Kristin is certified as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the APTA. She has extensive training treating orthopedic patients and is a highly experienced manual therapist. She is also trained in the treatment of lymphedema.
Kristin is a former competitive swimmer. She also enjoys running, triathlons, yoga, spending time with family and volunteering with her three children’s activities.
Natalie Romero, PT, DPT
Natalie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Univ. of the Incarnate Word in 2020. She began working at Hope Rehab Katy in 2021.
Natalie works with general orthopedic and pediatric patients. She also has experience in home health.
Natalie was born in New Orleans and grew up in Katy. She had her first experience with physical therapy in high school where she was a patient at Hope Rehab Katy. Natalie enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, music, baking, and scuba diving. Natalie enjoys being a cat “mom” to Lily.
Noel Shepard, Office Manager
has worked for Hope Rehab Katy since October 2003. She lives in Katy with her son, Austin. Noel moved here from San Diego, California in 1998 and has worked in the medical field since 1995.
Patricia Noriega, PT
Patricia received her BS in Physical Therapy at Metropolitan University at Barranquilla, Columbia in 1989. She began working at Hope Rehab Katy in 2009, moving here from New York.
Patricia is bilingual and works with all orthopedic and neurologically involved patients, but specializes in manual lymphatic drainage, treatment of Bell’s Palsy, and treatment of vestibular patients. She has certifications in Kinesotaping and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment.
Patricia enjoys participating in Body Pump and Zumba. She and her husband work with the Christian Family Movement at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church.
Patrick Machado Jr., PT, DPT
Patrick received his Doctorate in Physical therapy from Evidence in Motion in 2016 and a Master’s of Physical therapy in 2005 from CSU, Fresno. He began working at Hope in 2021
Patrick has worked primarily in the outpatient setting both in a hospital as well as private clinics. He has done a majority of his specialization in manual therapy of the spine and extremities.
• Folsom long term manual therapy for spine and extremities
• Richard Jackson- The Pelvic Girdle
• James Dunning- Spinal and extremity manipulation
• Evidence in Motion- Functional Dry Needling
Patrick is a husband of 22 years and a father of 3 children. He enjoys going to the gym, church, traveling and kids sporting events.
Severa Calzada, PT, DPT
Severa received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in Austin, TX in August 2017 and her BS from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX in 2012. She began working at Hope Rehab Katy in September, 2017.
Severa has experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting, the neurological and acute care settings. She specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunctions in women. She is dedicated to developing her skills and knowledge of the most current and effective treatments for her patients.
Severa loves singing, dancing and spending time with her family and friends over good food and great conversation. She enjoys staying active through strength training and running.
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Sophie Ivy, PT
Sophie received her masters of physical therapy from Ithaca College, NY in 2004. She began working at Hope Rehab Katy in July 2018.
Sophie has experience in outpatient orthopedics, acute care, and home health. She specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunctions in women.
Sophie was born and raised in Austin, TX and she and her husband are proud parents to three young boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking, biking and lifting weights.