Our Staff

Our Staff

Derek Babin

OTR/L, CHT

Derek Babin is a graduate from The University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. He is a Certified Hand Therapist with years of experience in treating hand and upper extremity injuries. Derek is also owner and founder of Tuscaloosa Rehabilitation and Hand Center, Inc.

Greg Hobbs

OT/PT/CHT, CERT.SMT

Greg Hobbs is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy and a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Since graduation, Greg has worked in outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation. He is a Certified Hand Therapist with years of experience in treating hand and upper extremity injuries, as well as a Certified Spinal Manipulation Therapist specializing in treating disorders of the spine. Greg is also owner and founder of Tuscaloosa Rehabilitation and Hand Center, Inc.

Amanda Sparks

LPTA

Amanda Sparks is a 2016 graduate of Jefferson State Community College in the physical therapy assistant program. Amanda joined TRAHC prior to school to gain experience and returned after graduation as a LPTA.

Mary Rubio

Front Office Coordinator

Mary Rubio is a native of Tuscaloosa and joined TRAHC as front office coordinator after working in and around the Tuscaloosa medical community. She is responsible for patient scheduling and communications. She also coordinates with medical doctors offices and serves workman’s compensation liaison. She is experienced with insurance verification for all patients. 

Allison Sanford

LPTA

Allison Sanford is a graduate of Jefferson State Community College in the physical therapy assistant program. She also has a degree from the University of Alabama in Psychology. She joined the TRAHC family in 2014, but has worked as a Physical therapy assistant since 1999.

Sandy Stanard

MSPT

Sandy Stanard is a 2001 graduate of the University of South Alabama with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Sandy has worked in the outpatient physical therapy industry since graduation.

Leslie Welch

ATC - Practice Administrator

Leslie Welch is a graduate of The University of Alabama with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training. She has been certified since 2004 and has worked in various high schools around the area. She is the TRAHC practice administrator and oversees all aspects of the clinic from patient communication and satisfaction to insurance billing and reimbursement.