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AAOMPT Recognized Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Programs*

ACOMPTE Accredited Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Programs

Agile Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

3825 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Director: Jen-Hao Chen, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 408-523-3060
E-mail: [email protected]


American Academy of Manipulative Therapy Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

445 Dexter Ave, Suite 4050
Montgomery, AL 36104
Director: James Dunning, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic
Contact: Paul Bliton, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic
Phone: 801-707-9056
E-mail: [email protected]


Army-Baylor Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

ATTN: MCHE-DOR-PT
2795 Dickman Rd
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
Director: Bryan Pickens, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 210-808-2226
Fax: 210-808-2225
E-mail: [email protected]
For active US Military personnel only


ASPIRE An Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Institute

P.O. Box 13311
Mill Creek, WA 98082
Director: Valerie Coolman, PT DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
E-mail: [email protected]


Bellin College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

3201 Eaton Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
Director: Mark Shepherd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Contact: Jon Weiss, PT, DPT, GCS
Phone: 920-433-6650
Fax: 920-433-1921
E-mail: [email protected]


Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

635 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Director: Lee Marinko, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 617-353-7495
E-Mail: [email protected]


Brooks Rehabilitation OMPT Fellowship Program

Brooks Rehabilitation
3599 University Blvd. South
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Director: Sara Cristello, PT, DPT
Phone: 904-345-7317
Fax: 904-345-7193
E-mail: [email protected]


Duke Health Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

Duke Health
P.O. Box 3965
Durham, NC 27710
Director: Michael Schmidt, PT, DPT, MHA
Phone: 919-684-1844
Fax: 919-684-6708
E-mail: [email protected]


East Tennessee State University Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

PO Box 70624
Johnson City, TN 37614
Director: Michael Bourassa, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 423-439-8787
Email: [email protected]


FGCU OMPT Fellowship

Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Director: Dr. Rob Sillevis, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 239-745-4312
Email: [email protected]

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: This program has voluntarily dissolved and its accreditation status has been moved to Inactive Status as of December 31, 2023.


FysioSolutions Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

342 SW 31st Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914
Director: Rob Sillevis, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 219-805-4823
Email:  [email protected]

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: This program has voluntarily dissolved and its accreditation status has been moved to Inactive Status as of July 14, 2022.


IAOM- US Fellowship Program in Diagnostics and Orthopaedic Manual Therapy

1917 Abbott Road Suite 200
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Director: Jean-Michel Brismée, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 866-/426-6101
Fax: 866-698-4832
E-mail: [email protected]


IMPACT Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

PO Box 1305
Brooklandville, MD 21022
Director: Dave Bender, PT, FAAOMPT
Phone: 410-258-4721
Email: [email protected]


Institute for Athlete Regeneration Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship

8535 Hiawatha Drive
Houston, TX 77036
Director: Toko Nguyen, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 832-279-6672
Email: [email protected]


Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (IOMT)

266 West Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
Director: Frank Hoeffner, PT, DPT, OCS
Phone: 516-432-3600
Email: [email protected]


Institute of Physical Art Functional Manual Therapy Fellowship (Probation)

43449 Elk Run
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Director: Gregory Johnson, PT, FFFMT, FAAOMPT
Phone: 970-870-9521
Fax: 970-870-9531
E-mail: [email protected]


Institute of Therapeutic Sciences Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

51008 Richard Dr
Plymouth, MI 48170
Director: Deepak Sebastian DPT, DO(OMT), PhD, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 248-808-3792
Fax: 248-476-8913
E-mail: [email protected]


Kaiser Permanente Northern California Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

1950 Franklin St, 16th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Director: Susan Grieve PT, DPT, PhD
Phone: 510-675-4259
Fax: 510-675-3241


Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Physical Therapy Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy & Musculoskeletal Primary Care

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Department of Physical Therapy
975 Sereno Drive
Vallejo, CA 94589
Director: Michael Bang, PT
Phone: 707-651-2725
Fax: 707-651-4183
E-mail: [email protected]


Kaiser Permanente Southern California Orthopaedic Fellowship in Sports Rehabilitation

6041 Cadillac Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Director: Renee Rommero, PT, DPT, MPA
Contact: Jason C. Tonley, DPT, OCS
Phone: 323-857-2531
Fax: 323-857-3736
E-mail: [email protected]


Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS) Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Fellowship

P.O. Box 1244
Cutchogue, NY 11935
Director: Chris Showalter, PT, DPT OCS, FAAOMPT
Contact: Joanne Showalter
Phone: 631/298-5367
Email: [email protected]


McKenzie Institute USA Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

The McKenzie Institute
432 N. Franklin Street, Suite 40
Syracuse, NY 13204-1559
Director: Ron Schenk, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Contact: Stacey Lyon
Phone: 716-839-8360
Fax: 716-839-8345
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]


Mercer University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

3001 Mercer University Drive
100 Davis Building
Atlanta, GA 30341
Director: Deanna Camilo, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 404-406-6291
Email: [email protected]


The Manual Therapy Institute

P.O. Box 680127
Park City, UT 84068
Director: Pieter Kroon, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 512-422-4258
E-mail: [email protected]


North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), Inc.

1574 Coburg Rd, #129
Eugene, OR 97401-4802
Director: Eric Shaw, PT, MPT, FAAOMPT
Phone: 800-706-5550
Fax: 541-485-0016
E-mail: [email protected]


Northwestern University Fellowship in Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, Research and Education

645 N. Michigan Ave, Room 1121
Chicago IL 60611
Director: Carol A. Courtney PT, PhD, ATC, FAAOMPT
Phone: 312-503-2603
E-mail: [email protected]


NxtGen Institute of Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

2138 Scenic Highway Suite B
Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: 770-979-1400
Fax: 770-978-0974
Director: Francois Prizinski, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Email: [email protected]

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: This program has voluntarily dissolved and its accreditation status has been moved to Inactive Status as of February 19, 2024.


The Ohio State University Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program

920 N. Hamilton Rd., Ste 600
Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone: Cody J. Mansfield, PT, DPT, AT
Director: (614) 293-7600 
Email: [email protected]


Ola Grimsby Institute Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Fellowship

8550 United Plaza Blvd, Ste 1001
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 800-646-6128
Director: Alec Kay, PT, DMT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT
E-mail: [email protected]


Olympic Sports and Spine - Allenmore Clinic

3209 S. 23rd Street, Suite 100
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: 253-503-6876
Director: Samantha Gubka
Email: [email protected]


OPTIM Manual Therapy

9407 Bayou Lake Lane
Houston, TX 77040
Phone: 832-444-3858
Fax: 718-456-2880
Director: Dana Tew, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Email: [email protected]


Physical Therapy First (PTF) Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

200 W. Cold Spring Lane, Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21210
Director: John A. Baur, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 410-662-7977
Fax: 410-662-4544
Email: [email protected]


The Raise Fellowship at Highpoint University

1030 Mall Loop Road
High Point, North Carolina 27265
Program Director: Garrett Naze, PT, PhD, DPT, FAAOMPT
Phone: 336-841-2985
Email: [email protected]


Regis University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

3333 Regis University
Denver, CO 80221
Director: Cameron. W. MacDonald, PT, DPT, OCS, GCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 303-964-6323
E-mail: [email protected]


Select Medical Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

1340 Gaskins Rd
Richmond, VA 23238
Director: Alan Evans, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 804-290-0107
E-mail: [email protected]


United States Air Force Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

Department of Athletics
2168 Field House Drive
USAF Academy, CO 80840
Director: Brandon Morgan
Phone: 719-333-0217
E-mail: [email protected] 


University of Chicago Medicine Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program

5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 1081
Chicago, IL 60637-1470
Director: Michael Maninang, PT, DPT, MHS, MBA, MHS, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 773-795-7254
E-mail: [email protected]


University of Delaware Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

540 S College Ave, Ste 160
Newark, DE 19711
Director: Jeffrey A. Miller PT, DPT, SCS, OCS
Email: [email protected]


University of Maryland School of Medicine Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

351 West Camden Street, Suite 501
Baltimore, MD 21201
Director: Roy Film, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Email: [email protected]


University of St. Augustine For Health Sciences Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

1 University Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL 32086
Director: Amanda Grant, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: 904-826-0084
Fax: 904-827-0069
E-mail: [email protected]


Upstream Rehab Institute Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

2400 Herodian Way, Ste 250N
Smyrna, GA 30080
Director: Daniel Maddox, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Phone: (844) 855-0478
E-Mail: [email protected]

* These programs have been accredited by ACOMPTE.

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