Dr. Alisa Curry PT DPT GTC GCS holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University, a BS in Physical Therapy from Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma and a BS in Psychology from the University of California San Diego. She has worked in skilled nursing and home health in the San Francisco Bay Area, transitioning to Acute Care in 1996 at Washington Hospital in Fremont CA. Now a PT Clinical Coordinator, she has been an integral developer in the growth of a top-ranked joint arthroplasty program serving 1400+ patients yearly, known as the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research. From committing to a more efficient, patient-centered and holistic approach to patient care to staff development, she has been completely dedicated to the program’s continued success. Dr. Curry moderates an online discussion listserve of over 2000 patients internationally to ask questions about total joint arthroplasty. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), developing the Total Joint Replacement Special Interest Group for therapists practicing primarily with this patient population, has presented for the APTA and the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON). She is a Geriatric Clinical Specialist through the APTA and holds a Geriatric Training Certification from Great Seminars. Dr. Curry has also consulted on projects with the AAOS, NAON, APTA and other medical entities to improve care of the geriatric patient population.