Radhika Patel, PT, DPT
Radhika is from Cerritos, California and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, concentration in Molecular Cell Biology and Physiology from California State University, Long Beach. Radhika earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. While at Stony Brook, she was the Dean’s Representative for her cohort.
Radhika began dancing at the age of three years old and began competing when she was six. She continued to dance competitively throughout high school and at a collegiate level as captain of UCI’s premier Bollywood Fusion Dance Team. Radhika’s interest in physical therapy stemmed from her passion and love for how the human body moves through dance. While rehabbing a dance-related injury, Radhika first hand experienced physical therapy and the significant impact it had on her life which affirmed her decision to pursue physical therapy as a career.
During her clinical affiliations, Radhika gained experience treating a variety of populations and conditions including post-operative treatments, sport-related injuries, neurological rehabilitation, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. She is also certified in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease. Radhika’s goals as a physical therapist are to educate and enable her patients to reach their fullest potential to return to their functional goals.
In her free time, Radhika enjoys dancing, weightlifting, traveling, listening to true crime podcasts, and spending time with family and friends.