Moorpark Staff

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James Vargo, PT, MPT
is a licensed Physical Therapist evaluating and treating patients at the Moorpark Vargo PT clinic. He is sports physical therapist and specializes in rehabilitation treatment for sports and industrial injuries as well as post-operative and age-related conditions. Mr. Vargo is ASTYM certified. He has also completed coursework in the application of Kinesiology Taping. Mr. Vargo is dedicated to delivering results by combining the most recent technology with advanced treatment practices.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Arizona, Mr. Vargo went on to complete a master’s degree in physical therapy from California State University, Northridge. During his training he received extensive clinical experience serving as an intern at a number of outpatient physical therapy clinics as well as at Glendale Adventist Hospital.

When not working, Mr. Vargo enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. He is dedicated to his alma mater, the University of Arizona and also likes to take in a good baseball or football game as an avid Chicago Cubs and San Francisco 49ers fan.

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physical therapist samantha mccarlSamantha McCarl, PT, DPT
is a licensed physical therapist and holds a doctorate in physical therapy. Her primary focus at the Moorpark Vargo PT clinic is to evaluate patients and manage their plan of care. Perhaps equally important, Dr. McCarl works to educate and train patients themselves on their condition helping them to understand their plan of care, what they can do to speed the process as well as preventative measures for the future.

Dr. McCarl received her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. Later she earned her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions. In addition to this, she has undergone additional training in Kinesio taping, Mat Pilates, NovaCare shoulder evaluation and treatment, NovaCare ankle evaluation and treatment, and Sahrman movement analysis to evaluate and treat the lower back.

Prior to coming to Vargo PT she held a number of therapist and managerial positions at NovaCare Rehabilitation in their Whittier, Raleigh and Lawrenceville, NJ locations. Before that she worked at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston and Laurelhurst Physical Therapy in Portland. She was also an assistant women’s basketball coach for Warner Pacific College in Portland.

Dr. McCarl is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association – Orthopedic Specialty (APTA). She is married and has a daughter. She is a runner and plays basketball. She also enjoys making homemade ice cream for fun.

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sports physical therapist kathryn buzzelliKathryn Buzzelli, PT, DPT
is a licensed Physical Therapist at the Reseda Vargo PT clinic and holds a doctorate in physical therapy. Dr. Buzzelli has experience working with patients recovering from strokes, as well as sports injuries.

Even as a high school athlete Dr. Buzzelli knew she wanted to be a therapist to help return people back to sport, work or to a prior level of function. She received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science from California State University, Northridge. She then completed her doctorate in physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Diego. She an ASTYM certified clinician and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA). Dr. Buzzelli is CPR/BLS certified and holds a bloodborne pathogens certification.

Prior to coming to Vargo PT, Dr. Buzzelli spent four years working as a Physical Therapy Aide in an outpatient physical therapy setting. She also garnered experience at a number of outpatient physical therapy clinics in Southern California as well as at the Los Robles Hospital.

A Southern California native, Dr. Buzzelli recently became a runner and has completed a number of 5K and 10K races and one half-marathon race. She generally prefers to spend her free time outdoors at the beach and in the mountains. When not out and about she can be found spoiling her two dogs at home.

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Vargo Physical Therapy is a leading provider of rehabilitation treatment for sports and industrial injuries as well as post-operative and age-related conditions. Vargo Physical Therapy is at the forefront of physical medicine combining state of the art technology with advanced treatment practices and modalities that deliver results.

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