Acute Care Rehabilitation
Thanks to Adventist Health Portland’s inpatient rehab team, you don’t have to wait to get the therapy you need after surgery, injury or other hospital admission. We’ll help you begin your return to mobility, strength and health before you’re even discharged.
Kate Ahn, a devoted physical therapist at Adventist Health Portland, brings experience and a patient-centered focus to her role. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Loma Linda, starting her rehabilitation journey. Kate's tenure at Adventist Health dates back to 2017 when she gained inpatient experience at one of our Adventist Health trauma 2 hospitals.
Passionate about acute inpatient care, Kate now leads the Patient Mobility program at Adventist Health Portland. She prides herself on crafting personalized treatment plans to meet each patient's goals. Kate aims to improve quality of life through mobility enhancement and confidence building.
Outside work, Kate enjoys indoor spinning and weight training for overall well-being. She also indulges in baking, creating delicious treats. Her move to the Northwest signifies a desire for growth and a challenge beyond her California roots.
Anna Scott, a dedicated Speech Language Pathologist, has an unwavering commitment to professional growth. She obtained her bachelor's from Portland State University and a master's in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon.
Licensed in both Washington and Oregon, Anna holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA. Her experience includes a fellowship in Astoria, Oregon, where she served a community hospital. Presently, she focuses on expanding her expertise, particularly in adult care within acute settings, emphasizing her dedication through pursuit of competency in Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).
Anna's passion lies in collaborative care, valuing patient and family involvement. She prioritizes patient-centered care, crafting tailored plans to meet individual and familial needs. Outside work, Anna enjoys baking, exploring new destinations with loved ones, and adventuring in the Northwest with her dog, Jolene.
Brionna Sims, a distinguished physical therapist assistant, graduated with honors from Mt Hood Community College's PTA program, earning Summa Cum Laude and Phi Theta Kappa distinctions. Passionate about empowering patients, she customizes treatment plans to suit individual needs, infusing the process with fun. Brionna excels in motivational interviewing, encouraging care, and clinical reasoning, prioritizing patient-centered approaches.
Beyond work, Brionna is dedicated to her community, enjoying the diverse opportunities of the Northwest. She explores mountains, beaches, and cities based on weather. Engaged in both local and international mission work, she maintains a balanced lifestyle with mystery novels, recipe experiments, Pilates, gym workouts, and church volunteering. Brionna's holistic patient care reflects her understanding, communication, and team support.
Lucy Suen is a seasoned physical therapist dedicated to providing personalized care to her patients. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, she completed both her undergraduate and doctoral degrees there, developing a strong foundation for her career. Lucy is deeply committed to building connections with her patients, recognizing the integral role that mental and emotional well-being play in the healing process. She takes the time to understand their individual goals, working collaboratively to help them achieve optimal health and wellness.
Outside of work, Lucy's passion for travel takes center stage. Her goal of exploring at least one new country each year reflects her adventurous spirit and curiosity about the world. She finds solace in nature and enjoys activities such as hiking and being near water, making the Pacific Northwest an ideal location for her interests. Additionally, Lucy stays active with kickboxing and indulges her love for dance — particularly Bachata — showcasing her vibrant and dynamic personality.
Lucy Suen's multifaceted approach to life, blending her professional expertise with her personal passions, sets her apart as a compassionate and well-rounded individual. Her dedication to her patients' well-being, coupled with her adventurous spirit and love for the outdoors, makes her a truly inspiring figure in both her professional and personal endeavors.