The JPT Team

We are a therapist-owned rehabilitation practice specializing in workplace, sports and orthopedic injuries and conditions. Let one of our experienced professionals give you individual, hands on treatment.

Justin Dorn, PT, DPT

Justin was born and raised in Juneau, graduating from JDHS in 2001. After his BS in Exercise Science from Gonzaga University, Justin received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Justin’s particular area of interest is orthopedics and manual therapy. He joined the Juneau PT team in 2009. Justin has always been active in a variety of sports and has recently started competing in triathlons.



Stephanie Kohlhase, OTR/L, CHT

Stephanie attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, W.A. She received a B.A. in Comparative Sociology in 1992 and a B.S. in Occupational Therapy in 1997. After a fascinating internship within a hand-therapy setting, Stephanie began to pursue this as a specialty. She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2003 and was employed by Seattle Hand Rehabilitation Clinic for eight years before moving her family to Juneau in 2005. She is highly qualified to treat upper extremity conditions. Stephanie and her husband, Jason, are busy raising two young children. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys hockey, gardening and family adventures.


Laura Maruhashi, PT, DPT

Laura is originally from Seattle, Washington. She received her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. From there she graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Laura is passionate about treating patients throughout all walks of life. She particularly enjoys utilizing a combination of manual therapy, neuromuscular facilitation and therapeutic exercise to help patients achieve their individual goals. In her free time, Laura loves to do anything outdoors. She particularly enjoys rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking, running, and spending time with friends and family.


Abigail Ogilbee, PT, DPT

Laura is originally from Seattle, Washington. She received her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. From there she graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Laura is passionate about treating patients throughout all walks of life. She particularly enjoys utilizing a combination of manual therapy, neuromuscular facilitation and therapeutic exercise to help patients achieve their individual goals. In her free time, Laura loves to do anything outdoors. She particularly enjoys rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking, running, and spending time with friends and family.


Patrick Ripp, PT, OCS, CMPT

Patrick is a 1990 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS in Physical Therapy and Psychology. He received his certification in manual therapy (CMPT) from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1998. He earned his certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) from the Board of Physical Therapy in 2004 and recertified in 2015. Patrick excels in the treatment of challenging orthopedic cases. He has made custom foot orthotics since 1994. He has provided care at Juneau PT since 1995 and works on a full-time basis at our downtown office. In his free time, Patrick enjoys gardening as well as the artistic pursuits; painting, drawing, and sculpting. In the summer, you will frequently see Patrick riding his slightly-too-small-for-his-size bicycle.

JPT: Providing excellent physical therapy for the community we love.