Cape Girardeau

Hours: M-F 7AM-6PM

3047 William St, Ste 100
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Phone: 573-339-5989
Fax: 573-339-7092

Cape Girardeau Staff

Robert Sherrill

Robert Sherrill


MBA, PT, CHT, CEAS Physical Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, Clinic Director

Robert (Bob) is originally from Farmington, MO, and is a 1993 graduate of the University of Missouri - Columbia Physical Therapy Program. He began his career as an outpatient physical therapist specializing in a wide range of orthopedic conditions. He completed his board certification in hand therapy in 1998 at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He cofounded Mid America Rehab in 1994 where he has worked since specializing in sports, industrial, and hand rehabilitation. Robert also has a particular expertise with functional employment testing and sits as a member of the board of directors of WorkSTEPS, Inc., the nation's largest employment testing company. He is a well-respected clinician and has taught Hand and Orthopedic Rehabilitation as a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri - Columbia for more than 10 years. Bob is married to his wife Wynette and is blessed with two sons, one step-son and two step-daughters. He is an avid fly-fisherman and is enthusiastic to talk fishing with those who will listen.

Stacia Shipman

Stacia Shipman


MPT Physical Therapist

Stacia is originally from Dexter, MO, and is a 2003 graduate from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Stacia specializes in rehabilitation of complex orthopedic conditions and is certified in Dry Needling. She has an interest in rehabilitation of hand and upper extremity conditions or trauma and as well as manual therapy. On a personal note, Stacia has two children and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Katie Schaal

Katie Schaal


PT, DPT Physical Therapist

Katie is originally from Cape Girardeau, MO. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science – Occupational Therapy in 2007 and a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2011, both from University of Missouri. Having experience in two fields of therapy, Katie has a unique perspective and value of the importance of interdisciplinary care. She has been practicing in the Columbia and Boonville Missouri area for the past 7 years. Katie specializes in the rehabilitation of complex orthopedic conditions. She was recently certified in Functional Dry Needling, which she has implemented with her patients with good success. Katie also has an interest in treating antepartum and postpartum patients. On a personal note, Katie met her husband in Physical Therapy School and they have two daughters and a son. Katie enjoys being active and running.

Wynnette Sherrill

Wynnette Sherrill


OTR/L, CHT, Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed, Certified Hand Therapist

Wynnette is originally from a farm community in northeast Missouri. She graduated from the Occupational Therapy program at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1998. In 2005, she became a Certified Hand Therapist. Wynnette has spent most of her career in outpatient private practice, with an emphasis on the injured worker. She has an identical twin sister that is also an Occupational Therapist, and is married to Bob Sherrill, Physical Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, and Clinic Director of our Cape Girardeau clinic.

Matthew Bottoms

Matthew Bottoms


PTA, CEAS Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist

Matthew is a 2014 graduate of Mineral Area College. He was born and raised in Cape Girardeau. He specializes in outpatient manual therapy and is passionate about patient care.

Dustin Kalinski

Dustin Kalinski


CEAS-Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, WorkSTEPS Coordinator

Dustin is a 2009 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science. An Advance native, Dustin has been a member of the Mid America Rehab team since 2010 starting as a technician. He currently serves as the WorkSTEPS coordinator in our Cape Girardeau clinic and is Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist. On a personal note, Dustin is married and he and his wife share a young son. In his free time he enjoys camping, hunting, and wood working.

Dawn Schaaf

Dawn Schaaf


PTA Physical Therapist Assistant

Dawn began her career at Mid America Rehab in Perryville as a therapy technician in 1996. She graduated in May of 2000 from Southeast Missouri State University with an Associates of Applied Science and became a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Her experiences range from inpatient short and long-term acute care settings, outpatient aquatic and land-based, home health, pediatrics, and long-term rehab skilled nursing home settings. Dawn received Dementia care Specialist Certification in 2021. Her favorite part of therapy is the hands-on aspect and seeing her patients of all ages and diagnoses improve in function. She and her husband have two children who they enjoy watching play school and extracurricular sports. Dawn also enjoys walks and exercising in her free time.

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Charissa Griggs


PTA Physical Therapist Assistant

Charissa is originally from Jackson, MO. She is a 2013 graduate from Mineral Area College with an Associate's degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Prior to pursuing her PTA degree, Charissa attended Southeast Missouri State University and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Charissa has multiple years of outpatient and skilled nursing experience where her focus was on inpatient and outpatient rehab for the adult population. In her free time, Charissa enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband Kyle, and two children, Kinsley and Bentley.