Our Team

Physical Therapists

Karen Donahue, PT, DPT

Dr. Donahue received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Arizona University in 1986 and then went on to receive her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 1990. She continued her professional education to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2006 from Washington University in St. Louis.

For the past 22 years, Dr. Donahue has owned and operated OrthoSports Physical Therapy with multiple locations in the greater Phoenix region. She is dedicated to research and has published several research articles in the areas of: osteoporosis, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), radicular lumbar symptoms presenting as localized coccyx pain and plantarfasciitis.

Since 2009, Dr. Donahue has served the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy as the senior investigator and compliance specialist. She received her Advanced Investigator Certification in 2011. Dr. Donahue investigates all complaints that come before the Board and monitors disciplinary actions taken against licensees and certificate holders.

Dr. Donahue has been active in the APTA and Arizona Physical Therapy Association since 1986. She has served on the Board of Directors from 1998 to 2009 in various elected positions including regional representative and Chief Delegate.

Email: azospt@aol.com

Liz Sinish, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Sinish received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, where she majored in Honors Biology. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. After obtaining her degree in physical therapy, Dr. Sinish joined OrthoSports.

Dr. Sinish is also dedicated to research and has published an article - Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain Utilizing the Movement Systems Impairment Approach(OPO2248). Her areas of interest include orthopedics, specifically back and knee pathologies. She also has an interest in wellness and injury prevention. She has been a member of the APTA since 2003.

Dr. Sinish enjoys hiking, playing darts with friends and watching University of Illinois athletics.

Email: azosptliz@aol.com

Office Staff

Barbara Donahue, Billing Manager

Email: azosptbarbara@aol.com

Cruz, Office Manager - Maryvale

Cruz been employed by AZOSPT since 2009 as the Office manager for the Maryvale facility. She is fluent in both Spanish and English which enables her to ensure exceptional customer service for our patients, insurance companies and staff.

I enjoy working and helping others!

Email: azosptcruz1@aol.com

Jim Donahue, Office Manager - Glendale

Email: azosptjim@aol.com