Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT, NCS

Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT, NCS

       Kelsi completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine in 2014 and quickly improved the NWRA team. She earned her board certification in Neurology (NCS) by the American Physical Therapy Association in 2017. Kelsi has an astounding level of maturity, and combines this with a passion for high quality, evidence-based care. She enjoys working with a variety of patient populations including: Multiple Sclerosis, cerebellar disorders, stroke-spectrums, Parkinson’s disease, pediatrics with neurologic impairments, healthy-aging, imbalance, post-concussion and complex vestibular impairments. She has an unmatched capacity to meet individual needs and provide patient-centered care. Along with co-author Mike Studer, Kelsi authored an article on pre-operative and post-operative joint replacement care in 2016.

       Kelsi is passionate about preventative medicine and serving her community both locally in her city and internationally in Guatemala with Hearts In Motion (HIM). In 2014, she helped create and design a health and wellness programs for stroke survivors and additionally those at risk for or currently diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus Type II. She is active in promoting education both in published articles as well as teaching at both of Oregon’s programs in Physical Therapy. She is currently studying to specialize in care of the neurologic patient and is dedicated to providing exceptional care.

       As a local Pacific Northwestern resident, Kelsi enjoys the outdoors, exploring, maintaining an active lifestyle, particularly water sports and snowboarding. She also enjoys music, art, and fashion.

Contact Kelsi at kelsi@northwestrehab.com