Dmitry Chan, PT, PhD

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-1173

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Wallace Tower - 11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Clinical Specialist

Texas Children's Hospital

Education

School Education Degree Year
Hacettepe University, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Ankara Turkey PhD Doctor of Philosophy 2015
Hacettepe University, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Ankara Turkey masters Masters of Science 2009

About

Dmitry Chan graduated from Saxion University in the Netherlands in 2006 with his degree in Physical Therapy. He continued to pursue his career in orthopedics and sports physical therapy and was awarded a PhD degree in 2015 for research in the area of proprioception.  His research was published in a peer reviewed journal and he has presented at international physical therapy conferences.  Dmitry has had the opportunity to work with both national sport teams and top orthopedic surgeons. Special interests include shoulder rehabilitation, biomechanics and analysis of movement dysfunction. 
Dmitry speaks Russian, Turkish and enjoys playing tennis and volleyball.

Professional Motto:
As one goes through the rehabilitation process it is my job is to guide and support the recovery so a person receives an optimal rehabilitation allowing him or her to build up the capacity to cope with demands of daily living and beyond.

Selected Publications

Chan D, Can F. Patients’ adherence/compliance to physical therapy home exercises. Turkish Journal of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 2010; 21 (3): 132-139.

PubMed URL:

http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/138108