Valerie A. Mumper

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About Dr. Mumper

Valerie Mumper is originally from the Pacific Northwest, where she competed in collegiate distance track and cross country. She now resides in Los Angeles, CA and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, friends, and dog, Sammy.

Languages Spoken

English

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science, Western Washington University, 2009

Clinical Expertise

Physical therapy management for patients with cardiovascular conditions, including: coronary atherosclerosis, peripheral vascular occlusive disease, heart failure, hypertension, dysrhythmias, ischemic conditions, (e.g. angina, myocardial infarction), post-operative invasive or surgical procedures, (e.g. coronary angioplasty, coronary artery bypass graft, pacemaker insertion, aorto-femoral or other vascular bypass grafts, valve replacement, vascular stent placement, defibrillator implant, intra-aortic balloon pump, aortic aneurysm repair, aortic dissection repair, ventricular device placement, heart transplant, cor pulmonale, cardiomyopathy, valvular disorders, venous stasis, congenital defects, and mechanical circulatory support (e.g. ventricular assistive device, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation).

Physical therapy management for patients with pulmonary conditions, including: pulmonary edema, emphysema, bronchitis, pulmonary artery hypertension, asthma, pneumonia, atelectasis, pulmonary effusion, acute respiratory failure, post-operative invasive or surgical procedures (e.g. tracheostomy, lung resection, single and double lung transplant), pneumothorax, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pulmonary embolism, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis, neoplastic diseases, fractured ribs, cystic fibrosis, influenza, bronchiolitis, lung abscess, sarcoidosis, and hepatopulmonary syndrome.

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
California Physical Therapist

Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association, California Chapter, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section