Melissa S. Doyle, PT, DPT, NCS
During Melissa’s undergraduate studies at UCLA, she participated in lab and clinical research involving treadmill training for individuals with stroke and spinal cord injuries, and she received the UCLA Women's Leadership Award for her accomplishments. She later received her doctorate from the USC/Rancho Los Amigos Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, and successfully earned her board certification as a neurologic certified specialist.
Melissa has been actively involved in various research studies that have been published and presented through the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Neurology. She currently holds elected positions in national and state-level physical therapy associations. Melissa is also a certified LSVT BIG therapist for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
Melissa enjoys practicing as an outpatient neurologic physical therapist and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of neurologic diagnoses including Parkinson’s disease, stroke, vestibular and balance disorders, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal injuries, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and post-polio syndrome. She presents at seminars for Kaiser Permanente Health Education, the American Parkinson’s Disease Association and the California Physical Therapy Association, and fulfills her teaching responsibilities through the physical therapy doctorate programs at the University of Southern California, Mount St. Mary's College and Western University of Health Sciences. Melissa looks forward to continuing to serve and advocate for therapists and patients.
Doctorate of physical therapy – University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Bachelor’s degree in physiologic sciences – University of California, Los Angeles