M. Chris Zipser, PT, DPT

M. Chris Zipser portrait

Faculty Profile

Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy


(323) 865-1200

Mailing Address

1640 Marengo St., Suite 102
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Professional Interests

Dr. Chris Zipser is a physical therapist at the faculty practice on the Health Sciences Campus. He specializes in treating a variety of orthopedic disorders, including a sub-specialty focusing on male pelvic floor health.
Dr. Zipser serves as the social media chair for the California Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Special Interest Group. He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
He is an instructor in the doctor of physical therapy program, as well as a mentor and clinical instructor for physical therapy students.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 2018
  • Master of Science, California State University Long Beach, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science, California Polytechnic University Pomona, 2013

Selected Publications

Zipser MC, Plummer HA, Kindstrand N, Sum JC, Li B, Michener LA. “Hip Abduction Strength: Relationship to Trunk and Lower Extremity Motion During A Single-Leg Step-Down Task in Professional Baseball Players.” IJSPT. 2021;16(2):342-349. doi:10.26603/001c.21415

Zipser MC, Sum JC, Wilcox AG. “Little League Shoulder in a 15-Year-Old Male Baseball Pitcher.” J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018;48(1):51. doi:10.2519/jospt.2018.7369