Who are we?

“We understand the importance of giving personalized care. When you come to Affiliated Therapy Services, we’ll take the time to learn about your concerns and fully explain your condition and treatment options to you. Then we’ll teach you what you can do to improve your quality of life and prevent future injury.”

Marilyn Kovar, MPH, PT

MPH: Public Health, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
BS: Physical Therapy, University of Texas, Galveston, TX
Licensure: Louisiana
Certifications: Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation, CPR,
American Red Cross
Member: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic and Private Practice Sections, Louisiana Chapter of the APTA, Physical Therapy Provider Network, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists, American Cancer Society

Cheryl Busby, PT

BS: Physical Therapy, Academie Fysiotherapie Hogeschool, Enschede, the Netherlands
BS: Biology, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Licensure: Louisiana
Certifications: McConnell Taping for Patellofemoral Dysfunction, Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation, The ASTYMô System, WorkSteps for Pre-Employment Screening, CPR, American Red Cross
Member: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Louisiana Chapter of the APTA, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Sections


Deborah Turner Starring, MS, PT, OCS
MS: Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1985
BS: Physical Therapy, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 1980
Licensure: Louisiana
Certifications: Orthopedic certified specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists, The ASTYM System
CPR, American Red Cross

Brian Leingang, LOTR, CEES, CHT
BA:Occupational Therapy, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 1996
Licensure: Louisiana
Certifications:Certified Hand Therapist
LA American Society of Hand Therapist Association President 2005-2008
The ASTYM(tm) System Certified
Kinesio Taping Association Certified Instructor
Isernhagen FCE Certified
Certified Ergonomic EvaluationSpecialist