Meet Our Staff

Michael Furtado, PT, DPT, NCS

Michael has made his home in Houston. However, he is originally from Boston, MA. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2005 and then worked for over 5 years as an outpatient therapist at TIRR in Houston. He later received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2008. While at TIRR he treated patients with a wide number of neurologic diagnoses; developing a clinical specialty in patients with vestibular dysfunction, concussion, amputation, spinal cord injury, and progressive neurologic disorders.

Michael played an integral role in organizing and founding two comprehensive vestibular rehab program, Project Victory for veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and a Sports Concussion Program. He is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX; where he teaches courses in neurologic anatomy and physiology and clinical courses in management of patients with neurologic diagnoses.Michael has been recognized a leader and renown expert in vestibular dysfunction, concussion, and amputation management speaking and teaching at all levels of education.

Michael is an active participant in concussion research, for which he has been recognized at local and state level. He is also an active member within his local community and church. He maintains an active membership in his state and national professional organizations (Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association). Michael comes from a personal background of competitive soccer and continues to enjoy sports and outdoors in his leisure time.

Jeremy Bourgeois, PT, DPT, NCS

Jeremy has made his home in Houston; however, he is originally from Groves, TX. He is a graduate of the Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor's in Biology and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2014. He then completed the TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program. While at TIRR he treated patients with a wide number of neurologic diagnoses in every setting from intensive care to outpatient/community re-integration.

Jeremy is an active participant in research; and has received department, university, and state level recognition and awards for his efforts in concussion research, which have been submitted for publication. He has quickly become locally recognized as a leader in vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management, guest speaking at various universities and professional conferences and events. He holds an Adjunct Professor position at the University of Texas Medical Branch assisting in clinical courses in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program.

Jeremy is an active member within his local community and church. He maintains an active membership in his state and national professional organizations (Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association). Jeremy comes from a personal background of competitive baseball and continues to enjoy competitive sports; along with hunting and fishing during his leisure time.

Tad Scott, PT, DPT

Tad has made his home in the Houston area. However, he is originally from Alto, TX. He is a graduate of the Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor’s in Biology and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2014. He has gathered experience in the outpatient setting treating a variety of orthopedic and sports injuries as an outpatient therapist at various Methodist Outpatient Physical Therapy locations.

Tad is an active participant in research. He has been recognized and awarded for his efforts in concussion research, which have been accepted for publication. He has also been an active member in professional education in the appropriate management and rehabilitation of patients with vestibular dysfunction post-concussion.

Tad is an active member of his community and church; and maintains an active membership in his state and national professional organizations (Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association). Tad has a personal background of collegiate football and continues to enjoy an active lifestyle that includes the outdoors, kayaking, and fishing.

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