Our Team

Tamer S. Issa, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dr. Issa started ISSA PHYSICAL THERAPY in 2005 with the aim of providing the highest quality physical therapy care in the DC Metro area. Dr. Issa has lectured and coauthored book chapters on orthopaedic manual therapy, headaches, trigger point dry needling, and the differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia. He has been involved in dry needling education for the past 15 years.
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Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dr. Lewis began practicing after graduating from Ithaca College in 2006. His background is in orthopedics and sports medicine and has experience treating athletes at all levels, from amateur to professional. His treatment approach is heavily based on finding and correcting the cause of the problem, and not only treating the pain. Manual therapy and corrective exercise are the cornerstones of his treatment.
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Laura Money, PT
Physical Therapist

Laura Money holds a Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. Laura has over 25 years of experience in pediatric physical therapy and is well versed in evaluating, sizing and modifying durable medical equipment for children with severe physical disabilities. She has experience treating patients in outpatient clinics, home health care agencies, public and private schools, and in her own private practice.
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Pasquale Silvestre 'Lino', CPT
Personal Trainer

Pasquale Silvestre, mostly known as Lino, is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). He specializes in helping people improve their overall functionality, movement, flexibility and strength to achieve total body wellness.
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Jessica Rafeedie
Office Administrative Assistant

Jessica Rafeedie joined ISSA Physical Therapy in May 2015. She graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2009 with a BS in Psychology and is working towards her MA in Elementary/Special Education. 
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Linh Tran Pham
Receptionist

Linh joined ISSA Physical Therapy in January 2016. She graduated from Montgomery college with an AA in general studies. She is currently working towards a BA in exercise science, in hopes to become a physical therapist one day.
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