Dr. Erik Vranesh

Dr. Erik Vranesh


Erik Vranesh works full time in outpatient physical therapy. After graduating from California State University Dominguez Hills with a BS in athletic training, he pursued a degree in physical therapy and graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2003. Following graduation, he worked in an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy practice and was the head athletic trainer for Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in California. His interests lie in orthopedics and sports physical therapy as well as clinical instruction.

In 2007, Eric became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. Only 2 percent of physical therapists nationwide have earned this distinction. To be a board certified specialist is recognition of advanced skill and knowledge relating to orthopedic physical therapy.


  1. BS in Athletic Training, California State University at Dominguez Hills
  2. Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California

Professional Experience:

  1. Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills, CA
  2. Kern and Associates Physical Therapy, West Los Angeles, CA
  3. Veterans Affairs Hospital, West Los Angeles, CA
  4. Pediatric Therapy Network, Torrance, CA
  5. Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  6. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Professional Affiliations:

  1. American Physical Therapy Association, APTA
  2. National Athletic Training Association, NATA


  1. Licensed Physical Therapist
  2. Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, APTA
  3. Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  4. Certified Athletic Trainer