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Synergy Specialists Medical Group

About Synergy Specialists

Synergy Specialists Medical Group was founded to bring individual surgeons together to provide patients the highest standards of excellence in orthopaedic care.

As San Diego’s choice for orthopaedic care, we specialize in all aspects including sports-related injuries and the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee, hand and foot disorders, orthopaedic trauma, arthritis, spine, congenital disorders and work-related injuries.

In addition to our Board Certified and Fellowship-Trained surgeons, Synergy Specialists Medical Group features its own Physical Therapy and MRI centers.

Our physical therapy specialists understand our surgeries and protocols for rehabilitation through close communication with us. This leads to better patient outcomes

Working with our in-house radiologists on a day-to-day basis allows for more detailed inclusion of valuable information in interpretations, which facilitates more patient specific information and accurate diagnoses.

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Our Team

Synergy Specialists Medical Group is collaboration of experienced professionals with the primary goal to serve our patients with the same level of care and professionalism that we would like to receive.

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Bernadette Brase, DPT

Synergy Physical Therapy

Bernadette graduated from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa in 2004 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Bernadette has experience in a wide range of PT settings, primarily out-patient orthopaedics and sports medicine.

She enjoys helping patients have a positive experience with PT and achieve the best possible outcome. Outside of work she likes to spend time with her family. She enjoys fitness activities and running. She is also an avid Husker fan.

Tina Myles

Synergy Physical Therapy

With a degree in kinesiotherapy and health fitness, Tina has a strong understanding of the therapy taking place in the clinic but also enjoys the administrative work behind the scenes.

The part she likes most about Synergy PT is seeing how the team’s collective efforts can make a difference with patients to try to help them get better and improve their lives.

Justin Backley, PTA

Synergy Physical Therapy

While attending San Diego State University as an undergraduate, Justin discovered his passion for healthcare. He graduated from Concorde in 2014 and is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who is dedicated to helping people.

His hobbies include music production, exercise, basketball, and spending time with family and friends.

Latoya Sanchez

Synergy Physical Therapy

Latoya is an Administrative Assistant who enjoys working with our patients to provide great customer service. She graduated from Concorde Career College where she received honors in the Medical Coding and Billing program.

She also plans to go school to become a Physical Therapy Assistant.

When Latoya is not working, she loves to exercise, play basketball, volunteer with her youth group, and more importantly spend time with her three beautiful girls.