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Our Staff Credentials

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is committed to professional development for all of our rehabilitation providers.

We encourage our staff to pursue advanced education and certification, and many take advantage of credentialing services through organizations such as:

What the Letters Mean

You’ll see letters after many of our providers' names.

Learn more about what they mean:

PT: Physical Therapist

MPT: Masters of Physical Therapy

DPT: Doctorate of Physical Therapy

OTR/L: Occupational Therapist, Registered, Licensed

CBIS: Certified Brain Injury Specialist

CHT: Certified Hand Therapist

CLT-LANA: Certified Lymphedema Therapist - Lymphology Association of North America

CSCS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

CCC-SLP/L: Certificate of Clinical Competency-Speech-Language Pathology

COMT: Certification in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy

MDT: Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy

CWCC: Chronic Wound Care Clinician

CWS: Certified Wound Specialist

GCS: Geriatric Certified Specialist

NCS: Neurologic Certified Specialist

OCS: Orthopaedic Certified Specialist

PCS: Pediatric Certified Specialist

SCS: Sports Certified Specialist

WCS: Women's Health Certified Specialist

FAAOMPT: Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

FACHE: Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

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