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Theresa Gilliam

Theresa Gilliam, MS, OTR/L, CLT

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Occupational Therapy


Theresa L. Gilliam, MS, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, is an occupational therapist with advanced certification in lymphedema treatment by the Lymphology Association of North America. She has extensive experience assisting patients with both cancer related and non-cancer related lymphedema across the life span. Her practice is also greatly informed by her interests in assistive technology and environmental modification.

In her spare time, she enjoys training and playing with her Welsh Springer Spaniel, Sister, making pottery in her backyard studio, creating handmade books and spending time with her family.

“Occupational therapy is a good fit for me because I enjoy thinking out of the box to find creative, individualized solutions that enable my patients to maximize their abilities while achieving their functional goals.” – Theresa Gilliam, MS, OTR/L, CLT-LANA



Graduate School

Shenandoah University, M.S. Occupational Therapy


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. Psychology

Professional Memberships

  • National Lymphedema Network
  • Lymphatic Education and Research Network
  • North Carolina Lymphedema Network