Physician Profiles

GREGORY J. CHAPIS, M.D.

Dr. Chapis attended Temple University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital where he served as Chief Resident.   After completing a fellowship in spine and musculoskeletal medicine at Portner Orthopedic Rehabilitation, he eventually returned to his hometown in 1996 and founded Performance Spine and Sports Physicians, P.C., a practice dedicated to the non-surgical management of spine and musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Chapis is Board Certified in both Pain Medicine and in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is on the Medical Staff at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center where he has served as President of the Medical Staff , Medical Staff Treasurer, and has served on the PMMC Board of Trustees. He remains active on the Medical Executive Committee, the Hospital's Medical Credential's Committee and the Physician Leadership Group.

CHRISTOPHER C. DANKMYER, M.D.

Dr. Dankmyer is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship at Lankenau Hospital, and a year of Internal Medicine at Abington Hospital. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Dankmyer is one of the founding partners or Performance Spine and Sports Physicians, PC. He is the director of the electro diagnostic lab as well as the ultrasound lab. He specializes in electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS), ultrasound-guided soft tissue and joint injections, Botox injections for spasticity and non-surgical treatment for spine and musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Dankmyer has four daughters and enjoys the outdoor activities of hunting, fly fishing, skiing, and biking.

THOMAS R. HALEY, D.O.

Dr. Haley completed his undergraduate degree at Lehigh University before attending the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. At PCOM, Dr. Haley was selected into the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fellowship program specializing in manual medicine. Upon graduation he completed his internship at Mercy Suburban Hospital, and his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Temple University Hospital where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Haley completed his Interventional Spine and Pain Management Fellowship at Performance Spine and Sports Physicians and joined the practice as an attending physician in 2008. He is the current Division Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mercy Suburban Hospital and is also on staff at Chestnut Hill Hospital and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery.  Dedicated to advancing the treatment of patients in pain,  Dr. Haley is the director of Clinical Research at PSSP, has published in scientific journals, and has presented both nationally and internationally on pain management.

DAVID L. LICHTEN, M.D.
~ Speaks fluent Spanish

Dr. Lichten is a double board-certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He completed his training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia where he received prestigious awards for "excellence in teaching" to medical students. After residency, Dr. Lichten completed a fellowship in interventional spine and pain management at Performance Spine & Sports Physicians where he gained additional training in interventional spinal procedures and advanced pain management techniques.
Dr. Lichten joined the practice as an attending physician in 2011. He is now a partner within the practice and currently Dr. Lichten serves as director of the Collegeville division. He has published in scientific journals, coauthored book chapters, and is currently participating in ongoing research in topics pertaining to this field. Dr. Lichten has presented nationally on topics related to interventional spinal procedures and pain management. His professional interests not only include spine, musculoskeletal, sports medicine and neuromodulation, but also inpatient rehabilitation medicine whereby he led a stroke and orthopedic service at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Lichten's personal interests can best be exemplified by his work as a fitness and nutrition consultant prior to and throughout his medical career. He is a sports enthusiast who played collegiate varsity tennis at the University at Albany where he graduated with Magma cum laude with high honors.

Charlotte Solomon, PA-C

Charlotte M. Solomon, PA-C, is a certified Physician Assistant who has dually specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as pain management for the past 20 years.  Charlotte has been a Physician Assistant for 29 years and her experience includes time at University of Pennsylvania, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital and Lankenau Hospital.  She received her undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and her graduate medical education at Hahnemann University.  She has been selected for inclusion in the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry for Professional Women and National Association of Professional Women.   Mrs. Solomon is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistant and Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistant.

William Syska, PA-C

William Syska, PA-C, bio coming soon.

Scott McClain, PA-C

Scott McClain, PA-C, bio coming soon.

Stephen Ryan, PA-C

Stephen Ryan, PA-C, bio coming soon.