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our team

The team with the caring hands. #TeamPRC

Dr. Christina G. Messarra

physiotherapist & facility director

Dr. Messarra founded Providence Rehabilitation Centre in August 2003. Starting off with just her two hands as her only tools, PRC has grown to become one of the premier Physiotherapy clinics in the Bahamas employing a staff of 14.

Ratish K. Karna

certified hand therapist     

After years of practice in Occupational Therapy, Ratish specialized in Hand Therapy in 2000. Ratish began his professional career in the Kuwait war zones and later became a clinical instructor at Manipal University, India.

Melissa McCoy-Rayburn 

physiotherapist

Melissa's passion is caring for others’ wellbeing lead Melissa to become a Physiotherapist. In 2012 Melissa went on to achieve  certification as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist with a practice focused on Neurodevelopmental and Neurological Physiotherapy.

Dr. Virginia Chan 

physiotherapist 

Intrigued by health sciences, Dr. Chan was determined to devote years of study to Physiotherapy. Since 2011 Virginia has practiced as a physiotherapist and is accredited by the American Board Certified Physical Therapist, Licensed in Florida.

Shenique Cash

patient care administrator

Shenique manages PRC's Customer Service including our Accounts Receiveables (patients' insurance claims) to ensure that our patients benefit from accessible, affordable care. 

Kezia Etienne 

patient care representative

Cheerful, compassionate and mannerly, Kezia skillfully organizes your patient care experience to ensure that PRC patients have a seemless patient care experience from first point of contact to discharge. 

Mary E. Moree 

accounts manager 

Experienced accounting skills and a passionate mentor in the field of book keeping are skills that Ms. Mary serves to improve your customer services experience at PRC. 

Gary A. Van Hagen 

facilities manager

With exceptional handyman, craftsmanship and attention to detail, Gary maintains the PRC facilities so that they are comfortable and ready to welcome you.

McKenzie M. Van Hagen 

facilities coordinator 

McKenzie works tenaciously with our Facilities Manager and House Keeping services to support clinical and administrative operations.



Whitney "AJ" Johnson 

security and housekeeping services

As a vigilant individual who is able to act calmly in crises situations, AJ perfectly serves as the evening Security Officer and AJ's willingness to do whatever needs to be done serves him well as a the PRC Facilities housekeeper.

Tameka Cash-Simmons 

patient care representative

With an extensive background working in a customer service and accounts, Tameka delivers friendly, organized and thoughtful customer service.



Siemone Simmons 

assistant patient care administrator

Possessing substantial experience in acting as the primary point of contact for all patients entering the facility, Siemone is always cheerful with a bright smile and an answer to your most challenging questions.

Latrell Russell 

physiotherapy aide & social media manager

Aspiring to be a physiotherapist one day, Latrell is focused on serving patients as a Physiotherapy Aide in our Hand Therapy services. Latrell's creativity and hard work influence PRC's Social Media content.

Kristin Saunders 

physiotherapy aide & massage therapist

With an interest in sports medicine and kinesiology,
Kristen was intrigued by Masage Therapy which eventually lead her to work in the field of Physiotherapy as an Aide in PRC's Neuro Physiotherapy service.

Robyn D. McIntosh 

physiotherapy aide & massage therapist 

With over ten years of working at PRC, Robyn is considered the matriarch of the team PTAide team at PRC.  Robyn brings the slogan "caring hands" to life every day while working with her patients on PRC's Orthopeadic Physiotherapy service.

Sheikh Bashir

physiotherapist, spanish wells clinic

As a graduate of the prestigious Manipal University
in India and with over 19 years of clinical experience,
Bashir is well equipped with the knowledge and skills to
provide his patients in the communities of North Eleuthera with the best in Physiotherapy practice across the human
lifespan (pediatric, adult and geriatric).

Jasmin R. Memon

home care physiotherapy

With a broad experience base in Saudi Arabia, India as
well as both the public and private health care sectors
in the Bahamas, Jasmin brings over 8 years of clinical
experience to her Home Care Physiotherapy practice at
PRC.

 

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