Alex Lage PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, CSCS
Dedicated and patient-focused Physical Therapist with proven strengths in orthopedic patient care, great manual therapy skills and extensive experience with marketing and staff development.
Exceptional capacity to multi-task; manage numerous and often competing priorities with ease and foster the provision of superior patient care.
Administrative and referral experience including admissions, assessment, treatment, referral, and education for a wide variety of patients.
Widely recognized as an excellent care provider and patient advocate.
Demonstrated ability to forge, lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams to provide top-quality patient care.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; superior accuracy in patient history, charting, and other documentation.
Certifications and proficiencies
Board certified specialist in Orthopedics, Manual therapy certified, certified strength and conditioning specialist
Extensive experience in evaluation and manipulation of spine, extremities and TMJ
Ortho Miami, Miami, Florida
Director of Physical Therapy 9/2007- Present
Evaluation and treatment of patients with numerous sport related injuries. Marketing to community physicians as well as negotiate contracts with numerous insurance companies
Provided strong contributions as key member of unit quality assurance program designed to identify and evaluate problems, manage patient census, and allocate staff assignments
Exhibit motivation and dedication by providing the highest quality of care to each patient
SPORT Clinic Miami, Florida 6/1997-8/2007
Provided care for patients suffering from trauma, orthopedic injuries pre and post-operative. Serve as clinical coordinator to students from numerous universities
Implemented and coordinated ongoing staff education programs.
Contributed to a successful direct access practice.
South Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida 9/1993-5/1997
Physical Therapist assistant
Delivered a complete range pf PT services and expertise. Accurately obtained and documented patient history and medication lists, assessed individual conditions and needs, and selected departmental referrals for acute and chronically sick patients. Prepared equipment and assisted RPT’s during patient examinations and treatments. Monitored patient reactions to treatments and carefully documented progress.
Repeatedly recommended by patients and supervisors for outstanding quality care; received consistent mention is care-survey responses.
Maintain a high degree of accuracy to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Significantly improved facility’s public image by ensuring exceptional patient satisfaction.
Doctor of Physical therapy 2003
University of St Augustine
Orthopedic certified specialist 2001
American board of Physical Therapy specialists
Manual Therapy Certified 1998
Institute of graduate Physical Therapy
Masters in Science Physical Therapy
Bachelors in Biology, Summa cum Laude 1995
AS Physical therapist assistant/ AA teaching Highest Honors and Dean’s list every semester
Miami Dade College
References, Publications and Continuing education
Available upon request