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The Institute for Limb Preservation Physicians

Our Physicians & Specialties

The physicians of the Institute for Limb Preservation come together from a wide range of specialties to collaborate on the most complex cases relating to the management and treatment of conditions and diseases that place people at risk of losing an extremity. Weekly, team members meet to conference on specific cases, working together to create the innovative, leading edge treatment plans.

Raymond N. Blum, MD

Wendy Gill, MD

Matthew Terra, MD

Walter E. Madsen, MD

Shalini Chahal, MD

Inger Brueckner, PT

Inger Brueckner, PT graduate from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in physiology in 1991, then went on to earn her Master’s Degree in physical therapy from Boston University. She has been an employee of HealthONE for over 20 years and has been working with the Institute for Limb Preservation patients and amputees since starting at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in 2005. Inger has published an article on pre-prosthetic amputee rehabilitation and teaches an amputee rehabilitation course for therapists throughout the US.

Katie Ferraro, PT, DPT

Katie Ferraro, PT, DPT received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in 2009. She has been a physical therapist for seven years at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and has experience treating Institute for Limb Preservation patients through the continuum of care. Katie treats patients with all current lower limb prosthetic systems, multi-level complex injuries and co-morbidities. She is also advanced functional dry needling certified.

Julie Klarich, OTR/CHT

Julie Klarich, OTR/CHT graduated from Towson University in 1985. She is a Certified Hand Therapist specializing in amputee care and prosthetic training, as well as evaluation and rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries and disorders.

John Gerhold, M.D.

John Gerhold, MD

Eric Handley, M.D.

Eric Handley, MD

Vince Herlihy, M.D.

Vince Herlihy, MD

Peder Horner, M.D.

Peder Horner, MD

Trystain Johnson, M.D.

Trystain Johnson, MD

Sonali Mehandru, M.D.

Sonali Mehandru, MD