Rob Landel, PT, DPT, FAPTA is Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy in the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC, where he is the Director of PT Residency and Fellowship Programs. He established and was director of the faculty practice of the Division, USC Physical Therapy, treating patients primarily with orthopedic, balance and vestibular dysfunctions. He has provided PT to the AVP, USA Beach Volleyball, and at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He was the founding Director of the USC Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic PT, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA.
With over 35 years of experience treating orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular patients, Dr. Landel has lectured and trained therapists and physicians in the US and Canada, Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. Dr. Landel's teaching skills have been recognized nationally with the Gould Excellence in Teaching Award from the Academy of Orthopedic PT, and with USC's highest teaching honor, the Associates Award. has published on a variety of topics in orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation and concussion and has received national teaching and research awards. His clinical interests have been in cervicogenic dizziness and more recently the cervical contributions to post-concussion syndrome.