About

STAFF:

STUART T. LEERSSEN, LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPIST, is the owner and founder of Haven Physical Therapy, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois in July of 1999. He worked as a physical therapist, aquatic therapist, accredited clinical instructor, and outpatient orthopaedic and inpatient physical therapist at Advocate/Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois, until moving to Pengilly, Minnesota, in April of 2003. He worked for Radtke Physical Therapy as Physical Therapy Director in Nashwauk for nearly ten years before purchasing that business and changing the name to Haven Physical Therapy.

Stuart is licensed to practice physical therapy in Minnesota since 2003 and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. His key competencies are rheumatology, orthopaedics, geriatrics, musculoskeletal, neurology, general pediatrics, clinic research, rehabilitation, neuroanatomy, neonatology, physiology, and anatomy. While serving in the United States Navy, Stuart was a Parachute Rigger who packed and jumped 5 times with his own parachutes. He was promoted to Petty Officer 2nd Class during his 5-year enlistment and served onboard the USS Nimitz or at Naval Air Station Cecil Field.

JEANNETTE LUOMA, BILLING SPECIALIST, joined Haven Physical Therapy in February 2013 as the billing specialist. She previously worked for Radtke Physical Therapy in Grand Rapids as the office manager for three locations. After enjoying retirement for a few months, she brought her expertise to Haven Physical Therapy. She also worked as a billing supervisor at Itasca Clinic in Grand Rapids, AKA Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital, before joining Radtke Physical Therapy as the original office manager.

Jeannette has four grown children and five beautiful granddaughters. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, crocheting, craft projects, but most of all her family.