SATISH GAITONDE has joined Pair & Marotta Physical Therapy. A Bakersfield resident since 1979, Gaitonde has worked as director of Rehab at Mercy Hospital, manager of Bakersfield Physical Medical and Rehabilitation and as a private practitioner. He graduated in occupational therapy at the University of Mumbai before continuing his studies in physical therapy and graduating from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. His expertise is in treating orthopedic conditions of the back, neck and extremities.