Phoenix Clinic Director
Dennis was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Houston, Texas. In 1995, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a B.S. degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Dennis then obtained his Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston graduating with Honors in 1998. Early in his career, Dennis was involved in acute and trauma care including neurosurgical and ICU rehabilitation. Additionally, he led the wound care department in a Level I trauma hospital and was formerly certified as a wound specialist.
Since joining JCPT in 2001, Dennis has focused his attention on orthopedic rehabilitation. He has since earned advanced certification as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy. Additionally, Dennis has used his experience as a runner and his extensive post-graduate training to evaluate runners’ form and training techniques and to facilitate their recovery from running-related injuries.
In his spare time, Dennis enjoys running and, when relatively stationary, spending time with his family and coaching youth soccer.