Judy Gooch, MD
Judy is board certified in adult and pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She trained at the University of Michigan where she learned to always demand excellence in her care for patients. She was the Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services at Primary Children's Medical Center and a professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah. She has written many articles on rehabilitation, and taught around the world. She is passionate about helping each person to be the best they can be and to enjoy life after an injury. She loves to bike, hike and ski in the beautiful western mountains. For many years she competed in alpine ski racing. Visiting her two young grandsons in London is a highlight in her life.
Dan Villella, PA-C
After completing his Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology, Dan went to Syracuse, NY to earn a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to joining the team at Utah Neuro Rehabilitation, he gained experience working in Urology and Hematology/Oncology. In addition to his passion for the health sciences and serving his patients, Dan loves being outdoors, skiing, hiking and camping.
Lisa Andrews, Administrator
Lisa is a native of Millcreek Utah. She obtained a Bachelor of Science at the University of Utah and a Masters in teaching at Westminster College. Lisa has been involved in administration and accounting at Utah Neuro Rehabilitation and other practices since 2012. She also serves as our medication study coordinator. Lisa enjoys Mountain biking, hiking, and skiing in the Wasatch Mountains. She also performs with an Irish dance group.
Lindsey Fronk, Office Manager/Patient Care Tech
Lindsey has worked at Utah Neuro Rehabilitation since 2012. She recently graduated from the Salt Lake Community College
Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 2019. Lindsey enjoys spending time with
her family, paddle boarding and swimming. She loves all things Disney and had the magical opportunity to perform as a princess for several years.
Melanie is the newest addition to our office as our front office staff and Patient Care Tech. She has been with us now for a little over a year. She has a love for the medical field and has previous history working as a CNA, a Master Medical Aesthetician, she has worked in hospice, long term care pharmaceuticals, as well as compounding Chemotherapy with Utah cancer specialist. Melanie has 2 boys of her own (which she adores more than anyone!) at the ages of 18 and 15 years old and has had the great opportunity and experience in traveling and living outside of Utah in several different states with them. She has now been back in Utah for a few years and enjoys spending all her free time with her new fiancé keeping busy fishing, boating, traveling, long rides on their Harleys and just spending quality time with all their kids and grandkids!
She absolutely loves working for Utah Neuro Rehabilitation and has enjoyed getting to know the patients that have been seeing Dr. Gooch for several years! She will be with us for a long time to come and will continue at her best to help, listen and care for our patients!
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