West Cobb Staff
R. Darin Durell, MPT, CSCS, CMT
Darin specializes in treating orthopedic and sports-related injuries, pre and post surgical patients, and providing balance and fall prevention training to all ages. He has over 15 years experience in physical therapy and received his Masters in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. Darin became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in 2000 and attained a National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworks in 1995. In addition to treating patients, Darin has been the Director and Partner of the West Cobb office for five years.
Tim Lupien, MOT, OTR, Certified Hand Therapist
Tim graduated in 1979 from the University of Illinois with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education with emphasis in athletic training and exercise therapy. After teaching and working with therapists in a special education school for two years, Time received his Master's in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University in 1983. Since then, he has opened a total of eight outpatient hand therapy centers for Venture. He has attended many hours of advanced training for hand rehabilitation. Along with this, he has been involved with the American and Georgia Occupational Therapy Associations. Tim is also a member for the American Society of Hand Therapists and has developed the Atlanta Centers for Tennis Elbow and Carpal Tunnel.
Lisa Griffith, Front Office Manager
Lisa received her medical assistant certification from Georgia Medical in 1990, and has been employed by Venture for 12 years. Her friendly personality helps each patient feel at ease when they walk in the door. Lisa schedules all appointments, receives payments and enters patient charges.
Carmen Pedicino, Certified Patient Account Representative
Carmen has worked in the healthcare industry since 1999. She is a Certified Patient Account Representative through the Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She attended Hodges University in Southwest Florida with a major in Health Studies and a minor in Healthcare Administration. She joined the Venture Physical Therapy & Hand Therapy / West Cobb team in 2011.