Rosanna Kirkendall-Azer, PT, DPT, OCS, PCS
Rosanna Kirkendall-Azer graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) in January 2008. Prior to pursuing her DPT, Rosanna received her Bachelors of Science (BS) in Kinesiology, with emphasis in Biomechanics, from California State University, Northridge, and participated in a one-year research fellowship through Tufts University (Boston Obesity, Genetics and Lifestyle Study). Additional research experience includes participation in biomechanic and cellular biology research through CSUN and Tufts University/Sackler School of Medicine respectively. Rosanna has a reputation among peers and patients for clinical excellence and brings 5 years focused experience in treating pediatrics and adults with an array of developmental, neurological and orthopedic disorders, in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
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Describe the essence of what you do in your job:
Help others improve their function and quality of life through evidence based physical therapy practice and wellness activities.
What are some of your interests, outside of work?
Family time, running with my weimaraner, waterskiing, camping, or anything outdoors.
What are some things you believe in? What is your favorite quote or words of wisdom?
I believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience the simple joys in life, no matter where they come from or what their background is. With a little motivation, and another chance, I believe anyone can return to those experiences that matter most. Physical Therapy provides that 2nd chance.
Favorite Quote: “When you have the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.”
What do you like most about working at this organization?
Caring, supportive staff aimed at quality care beyond standard physical therapy services.
What do you like most about caring for patients?
Seeing the day-to-day progress. Helping people work towards their goals no matter how big or small. Getting to know my patients on a personal level.
What do you think patients like most about you?
My sincerity, openness and creative approach to making therapy fun for children.
What do you think patients like most about your organization?
We provide caring, compassionate, and effective treatment.