Andrew graduated in 1990 from St. Andrews School of Occupational Therapy, now part of Northampton University, England. After working in England at Milton Keynes General Hospital for 3 years Andrew & his wife Christine, a physical therapist, moved to the United States. In 1998 Andrew passed the certification exam to become a Certified Hand Therapist, becoming one of a small number of therapists in New Jersey with this internationally recognized qualification. In 1999 he opened the doors to Advanced Hand Rehabilitation with a goal of providing the highest quality of Hand & Upper Extremity rehab possible in Ocean & Monmouth Counties. The practice has expanded to include locations in Manasquan, Brick & Jackson. From routine hand surgeries such as Carpal Tunnel Release to complex arm reconstructions and reattachment, Andrew has successfully treated them all. For more information about Andrew and Occupational Therapy click here… andrewaylett.com
Kelley McDonald joined Advanced Hand Rehab in September 2017. She graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Health Sciences/Occupational Therapy in 2004. While practicing in pediatric inpatient rehabilitation for 3 years, she became interested in hand therapy due to her experience with splinting and casting. She completed the Certificate in Advanced Practice in Upper Quarter and Hand Rehabilitation from Drexel University in 2008 and transitioned to working in outpatient hand therapy. In 2013 Kelley passed the certification exam to become a Certified Hand Therapist. She has been practicing locally since 2008 and joined the staff at Advanced Hand Rehabilitation in October 2017. She is dedicated to her patients and enjoys working side by side on their road to recovery.
Meghan McCarthy, Billing Manager
Meghan has been with us since 2007. Meg has worked her way through every available position and is now our billing manager! She is based at the Manasquan office. It is our pleasure to bill your insurance company on your behalf & Meg is your ‘go to girl’ if you have any questions about your bill. We make every effort to treat patients, regardless of their ability to pay & will happily work to make payment arrangements for those who are experiencing financial hardship. If you have any billing related questions please call 732 292 4680 & ask for Meghan.
Ray Hoffmann, Receptionist, Aide
Ray Hoffmann has been with us since 2016 and is currently our Jackson Receptionist / Aide / Do it all guy! He is a graduate of Westfield College in Massachusetts and has become a valued member of the team. If you would like an appointment in our Jackson office give Ray a call on 732 833 HAND (4263)
Rachel Cholowinski, Receptionist
Rachel began working with Advanced Hand Rehab in September of 2017. She works as one of the receptionists at the Manasquan location. She graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts and has lived in New York and London, but always finds her way back home to New Jersey. If you’d like to schedule an appointment at the Manasquan location, call Rachel at 732-292-4680.
Michelle Gaeta, OTR
Michelle was an invaluable and well loved part of Advanced Hand Rehabilitation until October 2017. Over the seven years she was with us she provided an outstanding level of care and commitment to her patients and the practice. She now lives out her days on her farm in Kentucky with her family and horses. Thank you Michelle for your service. You are truly missed.