Top Physical Therapists in Atlanta and Decatur

We are a neighborhood physical therapy clinic that is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and treatment for our patients.  Druid Hills Physical Therapy welcomes all patients.  We are experts in: helping you to recover from a surgery or injury; relieving pain; increasing mobility; and becoming your most functional self.  We work closely with each of our patients to identify any causes of pain and discomfort, and to develop a personalized treatment plan that achieves relief and full functionality.


Dr. Liz Chesarek, PT, DPT, SCS, Clinical Director

Liz Chesarek is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist physical therapist specializing in treatment and rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports-related injuries with a strong background in dance and working with the performing artist.  Read more…

Dr. Megan Cassidy, PT, DPT, CIMT, Senior Physical Therapist

Megan Cassidy is a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in orthopedic rehabilitation. She is an expert in working with various musculoskeletal injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, and young athletes, specifically runners. Read more…

Dr. Maggie Scheessele, PT, DPT, OCS

Maggie Scheessele is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist who specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine. She has experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries, and her specific interests include Dance and Performing Arts Medicine. Read more…

Dr. Jeff Spraker, PT, DPT

Jeff Spraker is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in orthopedics. He has a strong passion for helping patients and athletes of all ages achieve their personal, physical and performance goals. Read more…

Dr. Avi Zinn, PT, DPT, OCS

Avi Zinn is an expert in treating all different types of pain and injury,  and in developing treatment plans that bring people back to their most functional selves as quickly as possible.  Read more…

Autumn Avila Physical Therapy Patient Care Coordinator

Autumn Avila, Patient Care Coordinator

Autumn Avila received her Master of Public Health in Health Care Management from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in May 2021. She was accepted by the Army Officer Candidacy Board in May 2021 and is currently serving in the Army Reserve.

Autumn is passionate about protecting and improving the health, wellbeing, and longevity of members in the community. She enjoyed interning in hospice and skilled nursing facilities and aspires to pursue a career in Outpatient Management.

In her free time, Autumn enjoys going to the gym, catching up on memes, and watching documentaries with her husband and two cats.

Rikki Thomas Physical Therapy Patient Care Coordinator

Rikki Thomas, Authorization Coordinator

Rikki Thomas graduated from Georgia Gwinnett College in 2017 with her B.S. in Exercise Science and has worked in a variety of healthcare roles since starting her undergraduate career, including at a veterinary hospital and outpatient physical therapy clinic.  She is currently working towards her Master of Public health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health and hopes to eventually land a position as a field epidemiologist with the CDC.  She enjoys traveling abroad and immersing herself in different cultures, and in her free time enjoys yoga, hiking, and reading science fiction novels.