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Physical Therapy Program - Faculty

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Farhad Haeri, PT, DPT, MTC, OCS
Assistant Professor

e-mail: farhad.haeri@downstate.edu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Haeri has over 20 years experience as a physical therapist, including five years as a physical therapy lecturer and researcher in two physical therapy programs.  He has strong clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy and an extensive continuing education history and a certification in manual therapy. He has a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of Saint Augustine, Florida, as well as a post-professional Master of Science degree in physical therapy from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. He is also board certified in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He maintains his clinical skills through his outpatient and home care practice working with clients with neurological and orthopedic pre & post-surgical conditions.  His research interests are in: orthopedic physical therapy and biomechanics. 

Academic Responsibilities:

Patient/Client Management III: Physical Agents, Clinical Electrophysiology, Patient/Client Management II, Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I and II, Differential Diagnosis, and Research Study I - V