About Us


We are more than just Physical Therapy.

While we specialize in outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation, that is only part of the picture. We will help you in your continued success with, weight loss programs and sports performance services; Gateway is truly dedicated to your health.

Perform healthier and reach your maximum potential. Gateway Physical Therapy will show you how.

Whether you are recovering from an injury, learning how to prevent future or recurring injuries, or interested in enhancing your overall fitness and personal athletic performance, Gateway is committed to helping you reach your goals.

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. “ Proverbs 3: 5-6







Gordon Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Physical Therapy, has a passion in serving others. Originally, from Arizona, Gordon has finally found his “true home in Texas!” Gordon spent over twenty years in operations management and teaching his team organizational skills.

Gordon enjoys spending time following the path God has paved for him which includes being an active member of his church, leading his family, and spending time with his wife and children. He likes working out, running, taking walks, and biking. Gordon also likes classic automobiles and attending car shows.





Nita Chen, Chief Financial Officer of Gateway Physical Therapy, is dedicated to helping others. She is a Native Texan that could never live anywhere but the great State of Texas. She has spent over fifteen years in the medical field, and wanted to bring the best care possible to Keller and surrounding communities.

“Gateway Physical Therapy will reach out, help those that this economy has distressed, and provide them with the healthcare they deserve and need. We will work with local doctors to ensure our community rises to this occasion.”
Nita spends her free time serving God and with her husband and children. She likes running, biking, painting, spending time with her dog, and quiet time




Rick Ancell, Vice-President and Director of Patient Care of Gateway Physical Therapy, is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University where he obtained his Master of Science in Physical Therapy.  Rick offers the most advance knowledge and training to patients at Gateway Physical Therapy.  With his extensive training in Manual Therapy from North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Rick acquired hands-on skills and high standards for patient care and physical rehabilitation.  Rick is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Texas Physical Therapy Association.  This knowledge and skill has allowed him to incorporate specific therapy techniques that produce the best possible results.

Rick enjoys being a Texan as he was born and raised here in “The Great State of Texas”.  He spends his time doing the will of God and loves helping others.  He also enjoys classic cars and baseball where he has spent much time on the pitcher’s mound.



Tish Pattenaude, Business Office Manager, was born and raised in Abilene, Texas.  She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Telecommunications and minored in Marketing and Management from Texas Tech University.  Tish has 17 years of customer service experience and over 10 years management experience in events and business operations.  Tish strives for excellence in customer service on a daily basis to ensure each and every patient has an enjoyable experience during their road to recovery.  “It means a lot to me when a patient leaves with a smile.  I know they are all in a lot pain, but their smile shows me we are doing something right.”

In her free time Tish enjoys Zumba and kickboxing.  She and her husband, Michael, also enjoy traveling, trying new cuisine, watching movies and live music, and attending sporting events.