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Ovidio Olivencia, PT, DPT, OCS

Ovidio Olivencia
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy - Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 262-1634


Doctor Olivencia received his bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of California Davis, a Master's degree in Physical Therapy at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University.


Dr. Olivencia is the course leader for Clinical Applications of Anatomy (PHT 5610) and Exercise Physiology (PHT 6705). He is also the course co-leader for the Musculoskeletal courses at the NSU Professional DPT program (PHT 6810, PHT 6820, and PHT 6821) and a lab instructor for Anatomy for Rehabilitation Professionals (PHT 5420).

Scholarly Activities and Interests

Dr. Olivencia research interest lies in the field of Orthopedics and Exercise Physiology. His clinical interest resides in the areas of lower extremities and cranial mandibular disorders. Dr. Olivencia also publishes and presents on various topics related to exercise physiology and orthopedics. Additionally, each year, Dr. Olivencia coordinates and participates in medical outreach trips to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico.

Areas of Practice

Dr Olivencia is as a practicing clinician in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic on NSU's campus and is a Clinical Instructor for the Clinical Practicum course series. 

Professional Activity Summary

Dr Olivencia is a current member of the APTA/FPTA and Orthopedic Section member.


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