Kirsten Fogarty, PT, DPT, OCS
Kirsten received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Finance. She then went and received her doctorate in physical therapy from Mercer University – Atlanta where she was awarded the Professional Merit Award for involvement in the profession. Following graduation, Kirsten pursued a specialization in Orthopedics and completed an Orthopedic Residency through Mercer University in Phoenix, Arizona. Kirsten began working at the Sandy Springs location, excited for the opportunity to work alongside therapists she has admired throughout her career and with active and dedicated patients. Kirsten has received advanced training in trigger point dry needling and manual therapy and has a special interest in managing pain, sports-specific rehabilitation, and nerve-related dysfunction.
Kirsten is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Georgia Physical Therapy Association, and the American Association of Manual Physical Therapy. She has served as a co-chair for the Georgia Physical Therapy Political Action Committee and adjunct faculty at Mercer University for both entry-level Physical Therapy Students and Orthopedic residents.
In her free time, Kirsten likes to spend time with her dog Kota, go hiking, biking, swimming, going to a variety of sports games, volunteering, and attending concerts.