Physical Therapist Assistant
Douglas Peter, PTA joined Pivot Physical Therapy in August of 2018 at our Jacksonville, NC location. Having previously worked for 2 hospitals in their acute care and outpatient clinics, Doug has a strong background of experience and knowledge of working with patients with orthopedic injuries and post surgical conditions. Prior to obtaining his Physical Therapist Assistant degree, he worked in the fitness industry at the LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center in Erie, Pa, performing functional movement screenings and setting up exercise programs for people of all ages.
Doug obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Gannon University in 2007, and then went on to get his Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Mercyhurst North East College in 2011. During his time at Mercyhurst, Doug gained hands on experience in the outpatient setting having completed multiple clinical rotations.
In his free time Doug enjoys taking part in outdoor activities, going to sporting events, and going to the beach. He enjoys going for walks with his wife and golden retriever Lily.