Staff

Joe Koloc
Physical Therapist (PT), President

Joe is a lifetime resident of Lake Wales. He began his career in physical therapy after finishing his tenure in the US Army.

He has degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida, and an MBA from Webber International University. After working for 18 years in various settings including local hospitals, the VA, and outpatient clinics, he opened Core Rehabilitation in 2013.

Joe is proud of his ability to bring 25 years of clinical experience, and is a back pain specialist. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and serves on Keiser University’s Lakeland Campus Physical Therapy Assistant Clinical Review Committee.

Leonilo “Leo” Trono
Physical Therapist (PT), Massage Therapist

Bio Coming Soon…

Jason Hammett
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Jason is a native of Lakeland. He has a Physical Therapists Assistant (PTA) degree from Keiser University. He served 8 years in the US Marine Corp, and 3.5 years in Marine Reserves. He enjoys the outdoors in his spare time.

Valerie Smith
Physical Therapist (PT)

Valerie is a native of Canada. Valerie has a Masters of Physical Therapy from Laval University. She is passionate and enthusiastic about her work..

Raymond Hernandez Chacon
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Bio Coming Soon…

Diana Koloc
Operations Manager, Vice President

Diana is a lifetime resident of Lake Wales. Prior to Core Rehabilitation, Diana opened, and operated two businesses in the health and beauty industry. Diana attended both Polk State College as well as Warner University earning an Associate degree in Art as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. Diana volunteers at a local hospital, political rallies, is a table leader for a Bible Study for Women, and a member of the support group SOBBS. Diana does a lot of behind the scenes work at Core Rehabilitation and we are thankful for all that she contributes to make Core Rehabilitation run smoothly.

Savannah Russell
Patient Administration Specialist

Savannah has been with Core since 2017 and currently serves as the PAS in our Haines City clinic.

Amber Mercado
Patient Administration Specialist

Amber was born in Brooklyn, NY. She served in the Unites States Army and received an honorable discharge.