Michael Gomez, PT, DPT, MBA


Dr. Gomez graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and subsequently obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the Appalachian State University. He graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of South Florida. He obtained additional specialized training in rehab protocols for the Shoulder, Knee and Spine in over 25 years of clinical experience. Dr. Gomez is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Florida Physical Therapy Association. He has functioned as Administrative Director of Rehab for Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia and Vice President of Rehabilitation Services for Harborside Healthcare Services in Boston, Massachusetts before joining Bay Area Injury Rehab Specialists in 2009. He resides in Tampa and enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, and traveling.

What is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)?

A Doctor of Physical Therapy is a Physical Therapist with expanded skills and training to meet today's clinical challenges. A Doctor of Physical Therapy has completed Post-Baccalaureate 3-4 year degree which is conferred upon successful completion of the professional doctoral program and state licensure examination. After completing a DPT program the doctor of Physical Therapy may continue training in a residency and then fellowship.  A Doctor of Physical Therapy is the "Practitioner of Choice" to whom consumers have direct access for the diagnosis of, interventions for, and prevention of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities related to movement, function and health.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy works closely with your physician through examination and evaluation of individuals with musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, integumentarty (skin), and Neuromuscular problems and the provisions and supervision of all interventions within the plan of care.