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Dr. Katherine Sander, PT, DPT, OCS

Katherine received a Bachelor’s of science in Biology and minor in Spanish at the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2013. She completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2017. During her time at USC, Katherine devoted her time as a student coordinator for a pro-bono wellness program called Fit Families. Upon graduation she earned the Order of the Torch, recognized for demonstrating academic excellence and commitment of service and community outreach. She then completed an orthopedic clinical residency at USC in 2018. During her residency, she helped teach within the doctoral physical therapy program, performed patient rounds with orthopedic surgeons, attended many continuing education courses, and treated patients in an outpatient orthopedic setting. She received her Board Certification Specialty in Orthopedics in 2019.

Prior to joining SB Physio, Katherine was a staff physical therapist in San Luis Obispo for two years, treating patients with orthopedic conditions, concussions and post-concussive syndrome. In addition to treating a variety of patients, she additionally provides clinical instruction to physical therapy students. 

When outside of the clinic, Katherine enjoys playing soccer, hiking and running.