Staff

Julie Cimorelli, DPT

Julie L. Cimorelli, DPT

Julie has over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist and is owner of Hamburg PT. She graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1986 with a degree in physical therapy and earned the highest academic achievement award in the School of Health Related Professions. In 1993, she became certified as a manual therapist from the Institute of Graduate PT and later received her doctorate in physical therapy from Daemen College in 2005. Dr. Cimorelli specializes in manual techniques, combining this with patient education and exercise. In her spare time Julie is very active in her church, loves to play tennis, ski and visit her adult children. Julie resides in Orchard Park with her husband, Tony.


Tricia Tomaka, Office Manager

Tricia Tomaka, Office Manager

Tricia has been working at Hamburg Physical Therapy since 2008. Her main job duties include managing patient scheduling and overseeing billing. Prior to Hamburg PT, Tricia worked 10 years with a local promotor managing ticket sales for upcoming concerts and Broadway shows. Tricia also owned a ceramic studio for 18 years and enjoyed teaching techniques of painting ceramics. She resides with her husband Stan in Hamburg. She has two sons, a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter. In her spare time she enjoys all kinds of crafts, spending time with her family and friends and especially with her granddaughter.

Laura Matthews, PTA

Laura Matthews, PTA

Laura graduated from Bryant & Stratton with a degree in physical therapist assisting, graduating with honors and was inducted into National Technical Honor Society. Laura was introduced to physical therapy when her grandmother was in rehab and suggested she look into it because of how great her therapists treated her and how happy they always were. In her free time, Laura enjoys hiking, houseplants, painting and reading. She currently lives with her boyfriend and 3 pet geckos in West Seneca.

Kara Ransbury, DPT

Kara Ransbury, DPT

Kara graduated from Daemen College with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020. She initially became interested in physical therapy after her sister got injured and experiencing her own injury her senior year of high school, and she decided she wanted to help other people return to activities they love to do. In her spare time, Kara enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, doing DIY projects, and outdoor activities such as hiking, playing tennis, fishing, and kayaking. She currently lives in West Seneca with her boyfriend and their cat, Pogo.