Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy

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Department of
Physical Therapy

PT - Welcome

Thomas Jefferson University's Physical Therapy (PT) Program is one of the most respected PT programs in the region. Students from around the country come here to experience a positive, collaborative learning environment that contributes to success.



Graduates of our Program  examine and treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems and develop injury prevention and health maintenance programs for people at all stages of life, and apply scientific knowledge, humanistic values, critical analysis and a systematic approach to patient care when making clinical decisions.

Why Jefferson Physical Therapy?

Hear from our students about the many unique benefits to our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program, which provide our graduates with the tools they need to succeed in their careers. 

Contact Us

Program Contact

Susan Flannery Wainwright, PT, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
901 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-503-8961
Fax: 215-503-3499

Admission Contact

Donald Sharples, MED
Senior Associate Director, Admissions
Jefferson College of Health Professions
130 South Ninth Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-503-1044
Fax: 215-503-7241