Our Team


Sugar Land

Lakshmi Deepti Urlam

Dr. Lakshmi Deepti Urlam, PT, DPT


Licensed Physical Therapist
Clinic Director

Dr. Lakshmi Deepti Urlam has been practicing as a physical therapist for 11 years. Dr. Urlam graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Emory University School of Medicine. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada.

Lindsey Moore, PTA


Physical Therapist Assistant

Lindsey is a proud native of Sugar Land, TX. She received a Bachelor of Science in Kineseology from The University of Texas at Austin. From there, Lindsey attended HCC Coleman Center where she completed the PTA program. She was licensed as a PTA in 2007. Lindsey has a love for orthopedics and passion for helping people reach their personal goals of recovery and wellness. Lindsey enjoys live music, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Julianna Dent, PT Tech/Student Volunteer Coordinator

Julianna Dent


Lead PT Tech/Student Volunteer Coordinator

With many years as a physical therapy technician and licensed massage therapist, Julianna has developed a unique understanding and treatment of patients' needs. She motivates patients to attain a healthy spirit, mind and body. Personally, Julianna cares deeply about nature and enjoys spending time in the mountains.

Adrian Rodriguez, PTA


Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Adrian Rodriguez, a native of Carrizo Springs and Port Isabel, TX, has been working within the field of physical therapy since 2004 when he started as a PT Tech in San Antonio. He has been an LPTA since 2011 after graduating from the PTA program at St. Philip's College in San Antonio. When he's not helping patients, he enjoys watching his favorite teams: the Texas Longhorns, San Antonio Spurs, and of course, the Dallas Cowboys.

Erica Morales


Patient Care Coordinator

With over 10 years working in clinical settings. Erica has a genuine caring demeanour while maintaining a professional and courteous approach to all of our patients. She has quickly become an integral part of our team. When Erica is not working she enjoys camping and traveling with her husband and 2 kids.

Muhsin Tabatabayee


PT Technician

Muhsin Tabatabayee, student at the University of Houston C.T Bauer College of Business for a B.A in Marketing. New to the field of physical therapy, Muhsin is enthusiastic about learning and instructing patients through their exercise. Muhsin plans to attend physical therapy school in the near future for a doctorate degree in physical therapy. Outside of the clinic, Muhsin loves to be active playing sports and training in the sport of boxing.

Houston

Matt Smith, PTA, ATC, L


Physical Therapist Assistant/Athletic Trainer
Clinic Director

Matt Smith, PTA, ATC,L is a native Houstonian and raised in Katy, TX. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training. Matt also graduated with Honors from Houston Community College with his A.A.S. as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Matt has been working in the field of physical therapy for over 25 years. He has a vast amount of professional experience in patient care and orthopedics including injury prevention, rehabilitation and recovery of total joint replacements and soft tissue repair. As a licensed and certified athletic trainer, Matt has worked with and managed treatment for athletes from the high school level to professional sports franchises. When Matt is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys running, golf and watching all of Houston's professional sports franchises.

Victoria Witherspoon


Patient Care Coordinator

An experienced professional, Victoria has nearly 10 years of demonstrated accomplishments in the healthcare industry, with extensive proficiency in administration field working. Victoria's genuine and passionate concern and the well-being for patients gives her the ability to advocate for patient access and outcomes. Victoria has been an anchor to our team through her dedication, ingenuity, compassion and hard work; she is a helpful and knowledgeable resource to our patients, care team, families and caregivers, as well as insurance payers. Victoria was raised in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Laboratory Science; she then furthered her education at the University of California at Los Angeles take post graduate courses to further her studies in the field of Medical Research. Victoria is currently studying for the MCAT and plans to apply to medical school in the near future.

Executive Team

Sterling L. Carter, PT, MS, CSCS Physical Therapist, Owner.

Dr. Sterling L. Carter, DPT, MS, CSCS


President & CEO
Licensed Physical Therapist

Dr. Sterling Carter graduated from the prestigious Langston University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology in 1993 and then returned for an additional Bachelor's degree at Langston University in Physical Therapy in 1997. Further enhancing his education with a post-professional Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University with a focus in Orthopedics and a Clinical Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. Dr. Carter has practiced as a professional physical therapist for over 17 years. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a certification common with all professional sports level therapists, athletic trainers and coaches. A proud protector of his country, Dr. Carter has served over 22 years in the United States Army, primarily working as a physical therapist (both active and reserve status). Dr. Carter serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and St. Michael's Learning Academy. Dr. Carter's past military and life experiences have afforded him the skills and compassion needed in the healthcare environment. His care and concern for the well-being of people and dedication to excellence, quality, and results are apparent in his vision for this clinic.

Kelly Garner, MBA, Practice Administrator

Kelly Garner, MBA


Practice Administrator

Kelly graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2002. She furthered her education in 2007 with a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Kelly's 14 year tenure includes key leadership positions throughout the Texas Medical Center. Aside from that, she also has a strong background in health care administration, financial management, and human resources administration. Her future plans include obtaining her CPA credentials. Kelly has a huge heart and will go out her way to help anyone. She strives for excellence in all that she does. Her spare time is spent with family, traveling, and participating in church functions.