Christine Altamirano

Christine Altamirano Christine is a Connecticut native who moved to Arizona in first grade. She received her Bachelor of Elementary Education at Arizona State University. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A. T. Still University. Christine began working as a therapist at DHPT in April 2021 as a full-body therapist. […]

Anna Wan

Anna Wan, MSOT, OTR/L Anna received her Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University. She went on to earn her Master’s degree from A.T. Still University in 2016. She has a background working in inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient lymphedema before pivoting into hand therapy. She joined the team in August 2021 and […]

Alexandra VonBehren

Alexandra VonBehren MOT, OTRL Alex is a proud graduate of Michigan State University where she earned her B.S. in Kinesiology. She went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Detroit’s Wayne State University. Alex joined the DHPT team to fulfill her dreams of moving west and becoming a certified hand therapist. Outside […]

Shad Bennett

Shad Bennett, OTR/L Shad was raised in Green River, Wyoming. In 2014, Shad began Occupational Therapy school at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. There, he became fascinated with the complexity of the upper extremity and established a goal to become a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Upon graduation, he moved to St. George […]

Richard Standage

Richard Standage, PT, MPT, CHT Richard has been practicing in the east valley for over 20 years. After graduating from ASU with his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, he attended NAU where he earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, graduating with honors. He discovered his passion for treating the hand and upper extremity early […]

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