- RehabilitationPhysical Therapy
About Aaron J. Cortez, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Aaron J. Cortez, DPT, is a physical therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of a wide range of orthopedic injuries and diagnoses. His treatment approach utilizes movement modification, neuromuscular re-education, advanced manual therapy techniques and tailored exercise prescription.
He has experience working with all ages, backgrounds and activity levels in both outpatient and in-home care settings and deeply enjoys serving a broad range of patients.
Aaron completed a residency in orthopedics and earned his doctoral degree in physical therapy from UC San Francisco. He obtained a bachelor's degree in cognitive science with a specialization in neuroscience from UC San Diego.
He is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.
Aaron is a native of San Diego and enjoys running, lifting weights, hiking, traveling, playing guitar and spending quality time with his family.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Rehabilitation Services.
- UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions
- Manual Therapy
- Exercise Prescription
- Sacroiliac Joint Pain
- General Musculoskeletal Conditions
- Lower Back Pain
- Knee Pain
- Neck Pain
- Shoulder Pain