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Ian Leahy, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, is a sports medicine Physical Therapist at the CHOP Specialty Care Center in King of Prussia and Scoliosis Rehabilitation Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Manual treatment of spinal issues, Overuse injuries to lower quarter, Throwing analysis of UE related injuries
Locations: Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Phone: 215-590-6919


Ian Leahy joined the Sports Medicine and Performance Center physical therapy team in 2013 and works at CHOP's Specialty Care Center in King of Prussia.

Ian is board certified in Sports and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and holds advanced certification in Scoliosis Rehabilitation through the Schroth Barcelona Institute. Outside of clinical work, he is an adjunct faculty at The University of Southern California, Thomas Jefferson University and Arcadia University.

His clinical interests include treatment of the throwing athlete, ACL and MPFL reconstruction, adolescent spine in sports medicine, and the management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Education and Training


Orthopedic Residency - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Sports Medicine - Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Board Certification

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Medicine Physical Therapy
Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology/Pre-Med - Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA

Graduate Degree

DPT - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Certified Scoliosis Rehab Provider - Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapist School (BSPTS). Successfully completed both C1 and C2 certification.

Titles and Academic Titles

Sports Medicine Physical Therapist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Recurrent hamstring strains
ACL rehabilitation / prevention

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, Fellow (FAAOMPT)