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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


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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