Oregon City Staff
Ernie Sturzinger, PT, DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist, Owner
Ernie earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Pacific University in 2008. He obtained a degree in Athletic Training from George Fox University in 2004.
Presently, Ernie is employed full-time in the clinic and also volunteers as an adjunct Athletic Trainer at Oregon City High School.
He is a participating member of the APTA, APTA - Orthopedic Section, OPTA, and a board member of Oregon Orthopedic Physical Therapy Study Group (OOPTSG). Ernie specializes in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation and post-surgical care.
Ernie and his wife, Megan, enjoy hiking, camping, cycling, and traveling throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Jennifer McDugle, PT
Jennifer McDugle, PT grew up in Olympia, Washington and attended Tumwater high school. After high school Jennifer went to Western Washington University where she got her B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science. Jennifer continued graduate school at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California where she graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009.
Jennifer's main interests are orthopedic manual therapy and exercise, but Jennifer also enjoys working with neurological injuries and has completed a PNF rehab program at Kaiser Vallejo.
When not at work Jennifer enjoys all outdoor sports including; backpacking, rock climbing, white water rafting, scuba diving and skiing.
Karli Gutman, PT, DPT
Karli graduated from University of Portland in 2009 with her Bachelor of Science in Biology and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Washington in Seattle, Washington in 2013. At UW, she participated in research utilizing computer gaming for upper extremity recovery after stroke. Karli enjoys working with a wide variety of patients and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Karli grew up in central Washington and is an avid hiker. She also enjoys running, cycling, skiing, and reading.
Amy Lepire, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer
Head Athletic Trainer, Oregon City High School
Amy Lepire, ATC, grew up in Aurora, OR and graduated from Noth Marion High School with honors in 2009. She graduated from George Fox University with honors in 2013 with a B.S. in Athletic Training. She is now the Head Athletic Trainer for Oregon City High School. Amy is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Oregon Athletic Trainers Society. Amy enjoys playing softball, kayaking, hiking, running and other outside activities as well as spending time with family and friends.
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