Macomb Office

(586) 416-4281

St. Clair Shores Office

(586) 416-4280

St. Clair Shores

Meet the Staff

Registered Physical Therapist

Vikas “Vik” Suri, RPT

Vikas was born in India but has lived in the USA since 1999. He has worked with a rheumatologist for 7 years and was the starter of the Physical Therapy unit with St. Clair Orthopedics and Sports Medicine which began in June of 2006. Vikas has great command over the English language and also speaks 3 other languages which include; Hindi, Panjabi,and Russian. He has worked in different aspects of physical therapy including homecare and outpatient. Vikas enjoys working in a friendly environment where he can laugh and enjoy the company of each of his patients. Many of his patients continue to refer friends, family, and even their primary physicians to his clinic which Vikas states, gives him great pride that he has gained his patients respect. Vikas takes additional physical therapy courses each year to stay updated on the latest and best treatment options, and is now certified in the Graston Technique.

Registered Physical Therapist

Sachin Venkatachalam, RPT

Sachin is registered physical therapist in the State of Michigan. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in India. He had had additional training in various therapy protocols from A.T. Still University in Arizona. He is passionate about his work and enjoys watching his patients recover from their injuries/surgery to resume their activities.

In his spare time he loves listening to music and playing the drums.


Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Holly Zielinski, LPTA

Hollie graduated from Macomb Community College in 1996. She has worked in outpatient orthopedics for over 20 years. She specializes in manual therapies to optimize joint mobility during daily and recreational activities. She also provides customized exercise programs with focus on body and joint mechanics to help patients meet their own personal goals.

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Tyler DeArment, LPTA

Tyler DeArment graduated from Macomb Community College’s physical therapist assistant program in 2020. Having a fascination with body mechanics in relation to sports and weight training is what drove him to pursue a career in physical therapy. He takes great pride in his manual soft tissue manipulation techniques. His personalized exercise selections and guidance have his patients leaving physical therapy stronger and better.

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Courtney Sauter MS, OTRL

Courtney is a registered occupational therapist, specializing in hand therapy. She earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 2020. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Michigan in 2017. “Courtney has great empathy for her patients. She is passionate about helping patients to reduce pain and improve functioning so that they can participate in the activities that are meaningful to them.

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The Care You Deserve

Our patients have high levels of success in our treatment services due to our implementation of advanced technology and methods.

We use sophisticated diagnostic procedures, such as movement investigation and gait analysis to help determine which services you will benefit from most. Our thorough evaluations at St. Clair Physical Therapy lead to successful treatment plans for your pain relief, healing, and future injury prevention needs.