Our Team

Level PT’s team is comprised of licensed physical therapists (PT, DPT, MPT), certified lymphedema therapists (CLT), licensed massage therapists (LMT), a certified yoga and Pilates instructor.

We practice specializing in common pelvic health and orthopedic disorders, craniosacral and lymphedema therapy as well as Pilates-based prenatal & postnatal preparation and recovery exercises and classes. Our team provides skilled, hands-on, individualized manual therapy, focused treatments and care dedicated to providing patients with personalized and comprehensive treatment to help each individual reach their optimal level of health.

Licensed Physical Therapists (PT / DPT / MPT)

Cassand Palmer, MPT, and Founder & CEO of Level PT

Cassand has been in practice for more than 20 years in a wide variety of clinical settings including sports rehab, acute care, subacute rehab and outpatient therapy with a focus in orthopedics and women’s health. After treating numerous women with pelvic floor issues for several years, she continued to further her education in women’s health physical therapy through continuing education courses and hands-on treatment of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. She is fully committed to empowering her patients in taking an active role in their own wellness and recovery, and strongly believes a healthy pelvic floor is an essential part of taking charge of your well-being.

Floris Baynes-Nedd, PT, MHS, CLT-LANA

Floris Baynes-Nedd is a licensed physical therapist (PT) and certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with over 30 years of experience in inpatient/outpatient settings, adult day care, rehabilitation (rehab) facilities, academia, and home care therapy.

Vikki Cantone, MPT, LMT

Vikki Cantone is a licensed physical therapist (MPT), licensed massage therapist (LMT), and an APTA-credentialed clinical instructor who has mentored and trained PT students both in the clinic and in the classroom.

Lora S. John PT, DPT, CLT

Dr. Lora S. John is a licensed physical therapist (PT) and certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) in the Washington, DC metropolitan area providing care at inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation (rehab) facilities.

Fitness & Pilates Instructor

Kristine (Kris) Mazalewski, Pilates Instructor/Fitness Consultant

Kris Mazalewski, a certified yoga instructor and Pilates instructor, is an accomplished fitness and wellness professional with over 25 years of diversified experience in business and practical applications of health, wellness, fitness management and instruction. While her career has included developing and delivering wellness programs in the corporate setting, her passion has always been in teaching group fitness classes and training individual clients, primarily in Pilates – both apparatus and mat.

Level PT’s Medical Professional Affiliates

Carolyn Johnson, Licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) and Instructor

Carolyn Johnson is a licensed occupational therapist and the Founder of Postpartum Living LLC, which provides therapeutic services, techniques and care solutions for new moms gently ease back into functional movements and exercises as well as programs to prepare expecting mothers for delivery and beyond.

Dr. Mary C. DuPont, MD, FPMRS, FACS – board certified urologist and

Dr. Mary C. DuPont is board certified in urology and urogynecology by the American Board of Urology and practices at the DuPont Institute, a state-of-the-art diagnostic, medical, and surgical practice providing treatments to men and women. In addition, she is former director of the Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders at Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins medicine, and is also affiliated with Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins medicine. Her expertise and experience enable her to effectively treat challenging medical issues, including interstitial cystitis, dyspareunia, and vulvodynia.

Level PT’s Business Operations Team

Chad Palmer, Chief Operating Officer

Chad Palmer serves as Level PT’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and oversees operational and administrative business operations, including, but not limited to, activities pertaining to financial management performance, communications, human resources, recruiting and hiring, business development. He provides strategic leadership, assesses productivity, finds innovative solutions, and identifies strategies for enhanced performance among staff all of which to achieve the goal of delivering high-value care (cost, quality, and patient experience).

Corinne Palmer, Bookkeeper

Corinne Palmer is Level PT’s part-time bookkeeper where she is responsible for recording and maintaining financial transactions, including accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, invoices, preparing monthly financial reporting, and interpreting and applying accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards.

Amy Goldman, Business Operations and Management Consultant

Amy Goldman provides business operations & management support services for Level PT through her company, Allera Strategies. Amy’s academic and professional experiences have always been driven by her dedication and commitment to cause-oriented, environmental sustainability, social impact and women’s health issues.