Meet Our Staff
Janette Nelson, PT, Director of RehabilitationJanette Nelson, PT is the owner of Complete Care PT Loma Linda graduate in which she has been practicing for the past 33 years. Her expertise is in orthopedic rehab and sports. She has a very personal approach to working with each individual's special needs and abilities. She is currently active in her home sports of playing golf, tennis, skiing and equestrian training.
Michael Mendoza, MPTMichael Mendoza, MPT is a Loma Linda graduate of 2003, working with orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation, sports and work injuries in the private practice setting. He has a great sense of humor that is motivating and challenging as he gets great results from the patients achievements for their recovery. He has extensive training in acute rehab and general practice. He has excellent hands-on, using the latest techniques for correcting movement dysfunctions. When he is not working as a physical therapist, Mike is a real cowboy, working on horse-back on the long-horned cattle ranch with his brothers.
Gabriel Serrano, PTAGabriel has been a Coachella Valley resident his whole life. He graduated in 2016 from Stanbridge University in Irvine California, where he also worked as a peer tutor for the growing PTA program. He has experience in acute care settings as well as outpatient orthopedics. Gabriel is always furthering his knowledge of orthopedic conditions to provide his patients with the most up to date interventions. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to live music, playing drums, hiking, and playing basketball.
Diana Taylor, PTA & Aquatic TherapistDiana was raised in San Diego California. She received a BA in Biology from U C Santa Cruz in 1992. After getting married and having her one son, she received her PTA degree from Lone Star College in Montgomery, Texas. Diana has sixteen year's experience in In Patient, Out Patient, Home Health and Aquatic Therapy. She has recently moved back to California, where she loves to stay active by hiking, snow skiing or doing anything related to water.
Amanda Rajabpoor, PTAAmanda was raised in Southern California. She found out about physical therapy after her mother was in a major car accident. Physical Therapy had such a positive impact on her mother that Amanda decided to look into making it her career. Amanda's first clinical was here with us at Complete Care Physical Therapy. After graduating from Loma Linda University in 2016, Amanda came back and joined our family here at Complete Care PT.
Sarah Dacko, PTA
Brian Hess, PT Aide
Charles White, OT/HTCCharles is a graduate of Loma Linda University & specializes in hand therapy involving fingers, hand, & arm injuries. He has extensive experience in both acute & outpatient rehabilitation as well as working with geriatric patients. Charles is married with 7 children & enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf & he especially enjoys making others laugh.
Albert Rodriguez, OT AideBio coming soon
Semeli Reyes, SLPSemeli, who goes by the name "Sam", became interested in speech therapy following a personal hospitalization that left her on a ventilator, paralyzed & unable to communicate during that time. After fully recovering, Sam returned to school, changing her major to communicative disorders. She graduated from University of Redlands with a Masters Degree. She has a particular interest in neurological deficits. She absolutely loves her job, helping people to regain their ability to communicate & swallow. Outside of work, Sam is married and has 2 children, enjoys art, music, movies, tennis & spending time with her family.
Mike Walter, Business Manager
Becky Peraza, Office Manager
Becky studied at Kaplan College in Palm Springs following her move from Eugene, Oregon. She has been our Office Manager since joining Complete Care in October 2006. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, her dog, Oreo, going to the beach, taking road trips & watching Oregon Ducks football.
Dianna Zuniga, Front Office-Palm Springs
Dianna is studying to become a nurse at College of The Desert. She has been in our Palm Springs Clinic since April 2015. In her free time, she loves to spend time with family and friends. She also enjoys going to concerts and going to Disneyland. Some of her hobbies are playing sports, taking polaroid pictures, hiking, and watching movies.
Monica Murillo, Front Desk-Rancho Mirage
Monica studied at College of the Desert & has been with the Rancho Mirage office since November 2016 & enjoys her job. Prior to joining the Complete Care team, she worked in other medical offices. She enjoys spending time with her son & family. In her spare time, she enjoys doing fun things with them such as going to the beach & riding bikes to the park.