Staff

Gauravi Merchant, PT, Executive Director

Gauravi Merchant brings more than ten years of clinical experience and passion to provide proper quality care. She believes at PCPT, patients should feel the ultimate experience of healing and find a place that they can count on.

Gauravi graduated from School of Physiotherapy, Gujarat University, India in 1997. There, She treated rare conditions like polio, burns, muscular dystrophy and other orthopedic and neurological problems. She moved to Los Angeles in 1999 and worked as a physical therapist at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center and Facey Medical Group (FMG). During her tenure, she developed “Fall Prevention and Improve Balance” program and taught Back Care Classes.

A strong believer in education, Gauravi has completed wide range of continuing education courses in physical therapy disciplines. She also completed coursework for Masters in Public Administration at California State University, Northridge.

She enjoys music, travelling and spending time with her family.


Matthew Breismeister, DPT

Elka Milev , PT Assistant

Elena Sese, Pilates Instructor, PT Aide

Sandra Gonzalez, PT aide, Admin Asst

Amelie Tiu, Patient coordinator, Billing

Emilia Cotto, Licensed Massage Therapist

Emilia is a massage therapist for twenty years and has been working as an aide for three years. People say that she has magic in her hands. She uses trigger point