Faculty and Staff : Full-Time Faculty

Philip E. Grattan PT, DPT, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Primary Appointment
Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, Assistant Professor

DPT (2006) University of Miami, Miami, FL
BS Kinesiology (2000) Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

2012-current University of Miami Physical Therapy Admissions Committee
2014-current University of Miami Committee of Academic Review

Clinical Focus
Dr. Grattan practiced outpatient, orthopedic physical therapy from 2006 through 2016. His primary focus has been in the treatment of post-operative, sports, spine, and geriatric patients with an emphasis on manual therapy. Dr. Grattan is a certified board specialist in orthopedics.

Research Focus
Dr. Grattan’s current research focus is on the use of outcome measures as it relates to G-codes in the Medicare population. Future research includes the validity of smartphone applications in the measurement of cervical and lumbar range of motion and use of inclinometers for spine range of motion measurements.

Selected Publications:
• Grattan P, Magier J, Meninno A, Vuong, V. The Use Of Outcome Measures To Assign and Progress G-codes In A Patient With A Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Problem: A Case Report. Accepted for CSM 2017.
• Smith B, Hunt S, Roach K, Grattan P, Cochran K, Kelly N, Lavi K, Smith R. Reliability and Validity of a Smartphone with Compass App for Measuring Transverse Plane Motion. Accepted for CSM 2017.
• Roach KE, Hartley GW, Grattan P, Hudgens S, Kirkreit D, Strachan R. Factors Predicting Functional Mobility at Discharge From Inpatient Rehabilitation in Geriatric Patients With Lower Extremity Orthopedic Problems. Physical Therapy. Abstracts of Papers Accepted and Presented. The Annual Conference and Exposition of the APTA, June 21-24 2006.

Courses Taught:
PTS 674 Clinical Examination (DPT Program), Course Master
PTS 628 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I (DPT Program), Instructor
PTS 529 Spine Management I (DPT Program), Instructor
PTS 629 Spine Management II (DPT Program), Instructor