Melissa Kontsis – Director of Beacon PT, Beacon West Clinic Manager, PT, ATC
Melissa is the Director of PT for Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. While overseeing the operations of all three Beacon PT departments, she continues to treat patients on a daily basis. She is a physical therapist and athletic trainer. As a Board-Certified Sports Medicine Specialist, she has treated high school, college, Olympic and professional athletes over the past 20 years. Personally, she is an avid runner and a former college volleyball player at Temple University and has also completed in local bodybuilding competitions. Her husband is the Head Football Coach at Walnut Hills High School, and they have been residents of West side of Cincinnati with their three children for over 15 years.
Andrew Habash – Summit Woods Clinic Manager, PT, DPT, CSCS, Baseball Specialist
Andrew, PT, DPT, CSCS, is a physical therapist and assistant manager with six years of experience in sports medicine and rehabilitation. He earned both his masters and doctoral in physical therapy from Saint Louis University. Andrew has worked with athletes of all ages from high school to the professional level including the MLB and NASCAR. While in college Andrew was able to intern with the Saint Louis Cardinals and specializes in the overhead throwing athlete. He is an active participant in injury prevention in the young thrower and involved both with SWOL and a consultant for the Midland Baseball program.
Kristi Link – Northern Kentucky Clinic Manager, PT, ACT
Kristi has been with Beacon since 2013 and is currently the clinic manager at Beacon's NKY location. She graduated from Lynchburg College with a degree in Athletic Training and went to Duke University for her Doctor of Physical Therapy. She then completed her Orthopaedic Residency and Manual Therapy Fellowship at Sports Medicine of Atlanta. In 2011, she became certified in Manual Therapy. Kristi has spent her entire career in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and has been highly involved in the treatment of runners, ACLs, concussions and overhead throwers. Kristi enjoys playing with her puppies, running, reading, and spending time her family in her spare time.