• About the Directory of Board Certified Specialists

    The directory allows you to search a national database of ABPTS board certified specialists in physical therapy for the purposes of finding a physical therapist to render services or to verify the specialty certification of a physical therapist. Physical therapists, physicians, and other health care providers may use this directory for patient referrals or patient consultations.

    ABPTS does not make any warranties regarding the information included in this directory, which is searchable by the following parameters: last name, specialty area, zip code, or city and state. Each entry includes the specialist's name, certification specialty area, certification number, and expiration date. Each certified specialist also has the option of including practice facility location(s) and details, contact information, practice focus, and additional professional education and experiences.

    Using the Directory

    ABPTS values the privacy of the certified specialist physical therapists listed in this directory. Accordingly, information in the Directory of Board Certified Specialists cannot be used for: commercial purposes, downloading, recruitment, solicitations, obtaining or collating data and surveys, marketing, promotions, compiling lists, or reproducing or redistributing information.

    The Directory of Board-Certified Specialists is managed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Please note that at APTA's sole discretion APTA shall block your access to this directory for any use that is prohibited.

  • Last Updated: 10/13/2020
    Contact: spec-cert@apta.org