Ross Haley, PT, DPT, GCS
Staff Physical Therapist
Ross is a physical therapist of our clinic at Premier Physical Therapy and Sports Performance in Lewes, DE and Dover, DE. Ross attended the University of Delaware where he earned his Bachelor degree in Exercise Science and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, completed in 2009. The University of Delaware PT Program is rated first in the nation by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools."
After his Doctorate degree, Ross continued at the University of Delaware for thirteen months to complete a Geriatric Residency program. A residency program is designed to "advance significantly the physical therapist's preparation as a provider of patient care services in a defined area of clinical practice." As part of his residency, he treated patients at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic and observed physicians in geriatric related areas. Additional experiences included shadowing with health professionals in the areas of prosthetics and orthotics, medical management of the complex geriatric patient, pharmacology, nursing, wound care, and health policy; lecturing and assisting in graduate physical therapy courses; and organizing and leading journal clubs on topics in geriatric physical therapy. Ross has been board-certified in treating geriatric patients since 2011.
During the residency, Ross was co-author for "Functional and Biomechanical Outcomes in a Patient After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Biofeedback for Retraining Symmetrical Movement Patterns", which was published in JOSPT in 2012. He also submitted a poster presentation while at CSM in 2011 which won Best Poster for the Section on Geriatrics. He is an APTA certified clinical instructor and enjoys the opportunity to assist physical therapy students prepare to become practicing clinicians.
Ross was born and raised in Smyrna, DE and has lived in Lewes, DE for the past 6 years working as a physical therapist in an outpatient hospital setting. He is excited for his new opportunity with Premier, and to grow clinically and professionally with a goal of being a Director for the company in the future. Aside from work, Ross likes to spend his free time with his wife and 2 dogs. He enjoys going to the beach, hunting, fishing, and golfing.
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