Our Staff

Meet Our Team

PT Hawaii's fully licensed health care professionals provide a broad range of therapeutic rehabilitative services designed to restore patients to maximum function. Our therapist's clinical expertise and commitment to excellence help patients successfully return to work and activities of daily living.

Dang Ngo, PT, DPT, RRT

Clinical Director, Physical Therapist

Dang teamed up with PT Hawaii in 2017 after finishing an Orthopedic Residency in Murrieta, California. Preceding his residency program, Dang received his clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Loma Linda University in California. Dang brings a diverse background of medical knowledge being a Registered Respiratory Therapist. He is also fluent in English and Vietnamese. Dang uses his advanced training received in his residency to provide patients with excellence in rehabilitation.

Jane Cha PT, DPT, CCI

Physical Therapist

Jane joined PT Hawaii in 2019 after working in Orange County, California. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St Augustine in 2016 and has experience in outpatient orthopedics and acute-care hospital. She is fluent in English and Korean, an APTA credentialed clinical instructor, and believes in providing compassionate therapeutic care to help her patients return to their goals.

Rachael Migita, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Rachael joined PT Hawaii in 2018. She received her clinical doctorate from the University of St. Augustine in 2016 and has experience in outpatient orthopedics and skilled nursing. Rachael received advanced manual therapy training in various spinal mobilization techniques during her coursework at St. Augustine. She enjoys working with diverse patient populations including orthopedic and neurological injuries. She believes that helping patients return to their prior level of function and developing meaningful relationships is the best part of being a therapist.

Jennifer Ramos, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Jennifer joined PT Hawaii in 2018 after working in New York City. Jennifer received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2014 from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego, California where she was able to specialize in manual therapy. Since graduation, Jennifer has been dedicated to honing her manual therapy skills for the spine, and the upper and lower extremities. Jennifer is clinically interested in integrating functional movement assessments with her manual therapy techniques. She feels that greater results can be achieved when a patient is evaluated as a whole. Jennifer’s passion lies with treating musculoskeletal and sports-related injuries. She approaches each case uniquely in order to allow patients to return to their prior level of function or to enhance their sports performance.

Caitlin Coleman, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Caitlin started at PT Hawaii in 2019 after graduating with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She has experience with skilled nursing, outpatient orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation, and inpatient rehabilitation. She enjoys problem solving to find the root cause of pain in order to restore function for her patients, and enjoys building relationships with those that she treats. Caitlin has a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in health education, and enjoys educating patients about their diagnoses to promote self efficacy and to encourage patients to feel a sense of control over their injuries. Currently completing her Certificate of Achievement in Obstetric Physical Therapy (CAPP) from the American Physical Therapy Association, Caitlin enjoys treating women who are pregnant and postpartum in order to decrease pain and improve function, and finds it rewarding to be part of the process of delivering healthy babies to healthy moms.

Dulyawat Imraporn, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dulyawat was born and raised in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. He lived there for most of his life until moving to Redlands, California in 2002. Soon after his move, Dulyawat set out to learn the English language and pursue a higher education. He lived with his host family throughout his senior high school and college years. Because of his interests in sports and helping others, he decided to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. He attained his degree in 2009 from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Loma Linda University. Following graduation, Dulyawat started his first Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) career at AVID Indio. As a PTA, he decided to pursue a higher education in physical therapy, which led to a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. With an interest in Orthopedics, Dulyawat completed his residency in the Orthopedic Certified Specialist program at the University of Southern California in 2017. Dulyawat enjoys playing soccer and basketball. He volunteered with AYSO for many years as an assistant coach and a referee. He also loves snowboarding, a variety of foods, especially noodles, as well as spending time with his friends and family.

Kathrine Castro, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Kathrine also known as Kitchie. She was a licensed Physical Therapist from the Philippines and came to Hawaii last 2006. She joined PT Hawaii in 2008. Kitchie studied in Philippines with Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy and a degree in Special Education. She obtained her licensed since 2011. She is also Certified IASTM provier and Rock tape/Kinesio taping from basic to advance level. Kitchie is fluent in English and Filipino language Tagalog and 3 other dialects Ilocano, Pangasinsense and Kapampangan.

Jennifer Antonio, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Jenn joined PT Hawaii in 2012. She studied in the Philippines with her Bachelor's degree in Biology and Physical Therapy. She obtained her PTA license in Connecticut since 2010 and work mostly in orthopedic rehabilitation. She is a certified IASTM provider to treat soft tissue injuries. She is fluent in English and Filipino (Visayan) language and enjoys providing specific care to patients so they can regain function and recover from their injuries.

Amy Strandley, LMT

Massage Therapist

Amy joined PT Hawaii in 2016. She has over 8 year's experience as a LMT and is certified in deep tissue/Swedish, Thai, lomilomi, reiki, medical, reflexology, and tapping. She is also knowledgeable in chair, sports, prenatal, lymph drainage, and Gua Sha massage, and is currently working on completing her Ashiatsu and oncology certification. She believes in providing energy balance and healing care, while incorporating body mechanics through yoga practice in providing care for her clients.

Maryvic Magsanoc, LMT

Massage Therapist

Maryvic joined PT Hawai’i in early 2017. She attended Hawai’i School of Professional Massage in 2013 and received her Massage Therapist License in 2014. Maryvic performs Swedish, Lomi Lomi, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue as well as Medical Massage. She does continuing education in Las Vegas every year to stay up to date on the newest techniques. She gives her full attention to each patient and listens to what their concerns are and tailors her work to be able to meet her patients need. Maryvic enjoys working with patients of all sorts, forming a bond with each individual and loves learning new things.

Cindy Dagulo, LMT

Massage Therapist

Cindy joined PT Hawaii in 2017. She received her massage license from West Oahu Wellness and Massage Education Center in 2016. With at least 3 years of experience Cindy continues to perfect her massage in Lomi Lomi, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, and Chair massage. Since graduation, Cindy has been dedicated to broadening her skill sets as well as creating relationships with clientele to provide them with unique therapeutic care.

Charissa Ono, LMT

Massage Therapist

A graduate from Hawaii Healing Arts College and Massage Professionals and joined PT Hawaii in 2020. Charissa is very passionate about massage therapy and strives to help each patient reach their health and healing goals. She incorporates her knowledge in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Medical, Sport, Gerontology, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Chair and Prenatal massage and is currently completing clinical massage certification at Hawaii Healing Arts College to better understand how to treat her patients effectively. She sincerely cares and is always willing to go the extra mile for her patients. And is a firm believer in healthy mental health because good health starts from the inside out.

Liz Amadeo, LMT

Massage Therapist

Liz joined PT Hawaii in 2020. She attended Professional School Massage and Clinic in 2007. Liz has now been licensed for over 12 years. Her experiences range from Swedish, Deep Tissue, Chair, Medical, Thai, Lomilomi, Reflexology, Pre-Natal, and Sports modalities. She continues to refine her abilities and add new techniques. Liz actively works on having an effective communication with both Physical therapist and patient. As both inputs is a key role in how she can ensure to add value to the patient's road to recovery. Liz loves to laugh a lot. She finds a way to always find joy in the smallest things. Her outlook has help to see challenges as opportunities to grow and become a better person.

Rennell Pagala, LMT

Massage Therapist

Rennell graduated from Remington College in 2008 and obtained my Massage Therapist License in 2009. She specializes in Chair Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Swedish Massage. Rennell likes to help others through the healing benefits of massage to provide patients with a feeling of relaxation and relief. Loves family time, hiking, camping, baking, and trying new restaurants.

Kevin Lee, LMT

Massage Therapist

Kevin began working for the company since 2008 and has been the Principal LMT since 2009. He has taken the upper body, lower body and five-day intensive courses from James Waslaski. James was inducted to the Massage Hall of Fame and currently runs the Center for Pain Management. Besides using Orthopedic techniques, Kevin uses other modalities like Lomi Lomi, Shiatsu and Swedish massage. Our staff truly cares and does an excellent job communicating with the patient and Physical Therapists about keeping the massage safe and effective. I truly enjoy working here.

Quawana Charlton, LMT

Massage Therapist

Quawana is a licensed massage therapist who maintains licensure in New York, Oregon, and Hawaii. She is a graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City. Since graduating from the Swedish Institute, Quawana has earned a certificate in Level 1 Foot Reflexology for relaxation, a certificate in Warm Bamboo Massage and a certificate in Medical Massage, which she specializes in since she began working in Physical Therapy clinics 6 years ago. Quawana is dedicated to tailoring each massage to meet the needs of her clients; using deep tissue, myofascial techniques and slow fluid strokes, to increase mobility and alleviate pain and tension. Quawana also enjoys live music, reading and writing poetry.

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