Renee is a board-certified Physician Assistant that has specialized in orthopedic/sports medicine injuries since 2002. Originally from Northern California, Renee moved to Arizona in 1997 after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Chico. Renee went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona.
Renee has an extensive background in treating all types of orthopedic/sports medicine injuries. Having been involved in many orthopedic specialty care settings to include sports medicine related injuries, general orthopedics, osteoarthritic care, foot and ankle subspecialties, shoulder subspecialties, fracture care and orthopedic trauma surgery. She has worked side by side with excellent orthopedic/sports medicine physicians and surgeons throughout her career, learning new techniques and obtaining invaluable cutting-edge experience. She was a high school and collegiate athlete, so she understands the need of athletes return to play, as well as the various types of traumatic injuries and overuse injuries that can occur with daily activity.
Renee takes her time with her patients and truly listens to their orthopedic/sports medicine needs. She prides herself in her quality of care to every individual she treats. She wants to make sure her patients understand their diagnosis and all treatment options. By working under the philosophy of compassionate collaboration, Renee and her patients establish achievable and successful treatment plans.
When Renee is not at work, she enjoys experiencing new adventures, spending time with her husband, two sons and their family dogs. She leads an active lifestyle with daily exercise and outdoor activities such as paddle-boarding and hiking. She also has a creative side and enjoys baking/decorating custom cakes and cupcakes.
Renee is excited to be a part of the Modern Physical Therapy team, and looks forward to helping you feel better, move better and get back to life!