Wendy Dorfman, MPT Founder of Sprout Therapy Group
The co-founder and CEO of Sprout Therapy Group, Wendy has more than 15 years experience in the field of pediatric physical therapy. She has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of early intervention, preschool and school-age children. In addition to treating children in the home setting, Wendy runs both of Sprout’s Parent-Child group for children with gross motor needs. Wendy has served as a school-based therapist in the West Genesee Central School District since 2004. Wendy earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University. She is an active member of the Greater Syracuse Pediatric Therapy Group. She is also the co-founder of My Gym Children’s Fitness Center in Dewitt.
Holly Quinn, DPT - Physical Therapy Director
Holly Quinn joined Sprout Therapy Group in 2013 after three years at ABC Therapuetics, a pediatric therapy group in Buffalo. Holly is a New York State certified Physical Therapist. She earned her undergraduate and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Syracuse University. Throughout her six years at Syracuse, Holly was employed at My Gym Children’s Fitness Center where she worked with Wendy Dorfman to create and implement a class for special needs children. /SUNY Upstate. In addition to delivering in-home therapy, Holly also leads one of Sprout’s Gross Motor Parent-Child Groups. As Sprout's Physical Therapy Director, Holly is on our Core Evaluation team. Holly created and moderates a Pediatric PT Facebook group with 1,000 members. She lives in Fayetteville with her husband. Holly recently had her second child .
Jessica Burton, DPT
Jessica is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist having earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree with Honors from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. While completing her degree, Jessica worked at Children’s Therapy Network working with children with a wide range of gross motor challenges including Down’s syndrome, CP and other developmental delays. Jessica also did clinical work within the Liverpool and J-D school districts.Additionally, Jessica worked in a clinical setting at Chittenango Physical Therapy, giving her an excellent orthopedic base for delivering pediatric therapy. While at SUNY, Jessica also worked at Crouse and St. Joseph’s Hospitals. Jessica earned her undergraduate degree from SUNY – Fredonia where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the Biology and Psychology Honor Societies.
Jennifer Dunning, MPT
Jennifer is a licensed pediatric physical therapist extensive experience in multiple settings, including more than 15 years as a PT in the Syracuse City School District. Jennifer has worked with a wide range of children throughout her career treating and evaluating childrens with Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Autism, Down Syndrome, genetic and developmental disorders. Jennifer is responsible for coordinating continuing education opportunities for the region’s pediatric PT/OT group. She holds a Masters in PT from Syracuse University and an undergraduate degree from Ithaca College.
Cody Kelly, DPT
Cody Kelly joins Sprout Therapy Group having earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse in 2016. Cody comes to Sprout having completed his Level III fieldwork as well as an extended internship in the preschool setting at North Syracuse’s Main Street Early Education Program where he worked with children with a wide range of gross motor challenges including Down’s syndrome, CP, autism and other developmental delays. Most recently, Cody worked in a clinical orthopedic setting at Sports PT. The success and enjoyment he experienced while at Main Street was the impetus for his move back to pediatrics.Cody earned his undergraduate degree from SUNY Brockport where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Exercise Science. While at Upstate, he was the class representative to the NY Physical Therapy Association.Throughout college and PT school, Cody volunteered as a youth basketball coach, referee and mentor.
Cara Noonan, DPT
Cara Noonan joins Sprout Therapy Group having earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. Cara comes to Sprout having most recently worked for the prior two years as a traveling physical therapist, working throughout the United States, primarily in an orthopedic setting but also worked on a wide variety of cases including pediatrics. She is currently working for Sprout in Onondaga County where she sees children with a wide range of gross motor challenges including Down's syndrome, CP, and other developmental delays. While completing her degree, Cara did her Level III clinic in pediatric rotation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Cara earned her undergraduate degree from SUNY Cortland where she earned a B.S. degree in Kinesiology in 2012.
Floradell Clark, DPT