Claire Nguyen, PT, DPT, MM, OCS

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Faculty Profile

Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy


(323) 442-2900

Mailing Address

1540 Alcazar St., CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006

Professional Interests

Dr. Claire Nguyen specializes in the management of orthopedic disorders, post-surgical rehabilitation and the performing arts. Dr. Nguyen currently practices in the greater San Luis Obispo, Calif., area and mentors DPT students as a credentialed clinical instructor. She currently teaches Special Topics in Therapeutic Exercise for the DPT@USC Hybrid Program. Dr. Nguyen is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a member of the APTA orthopedic and performing arts sections.


  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency, University of Southern California, 2019
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, 2018
  • Master of Music Clarinet Performance, University of Kentucky, 2010
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Mercer University, 2007