University of Colorado, School of Medicine, PM&R Faculty

Associate Professor

Tami Struessel

Tamara Struessel PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)


Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II South

13121 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Teaching Responsibilities

DPTR 6302: Medical Conditions 2/Differential Diagnosis, Course Co-Coordinator
DPTR 6403: Musculoskeletal III, Lab Assistant

DPTR 5301: Medical Conditions 1/Differential Diagnosis, Course Co-Coordinator 
DPTR 5401: Musculoskeletal I, Lab Assistant 
DPTR 5731: Health Care Delivery 1, Course Coordinator 
DPTR 6303: Medical Conditions 3/Differential Diagnosis, Course Co-Coordinator
DPTR 6732: Health Care Delivery 2, Course Coordinator

DPTR 7651: Clinical Reasoning Capstone Course, Co-Coordinator
DPTR 7212: Sports Physical Therapy Elective, Co-Coordinator
DPTR 6402: Musculoskeletal II, Lab Assistant 

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Specialty: Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Manual Therapy, Screening for Sports Injury, Intervention following Total Joint Replacement

Practice Site
Evolution PhysioPro Physical Therapy
3801 East Florida Ave Ste. 330
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303.370.2670

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado, Denver, CO, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2006

Rocky Mountain University, Provo, UT, MS in Physical Therapy, 2002

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, BS in Physical Therapy, 1991

Licensure Information/Registration Number
Colorado #4211


Recertification: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)-APTA Board of Specialties, 2012
Certified Clinical Educator-APTA, Regis University, Denver, CO, 2004
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) - APTA Board of Specialties, 2003
Certificate in Manual Therapy (MTC), University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL, 1999
Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification, Isernhagen Work Systems, 1997



The Feitelberg Journal Founder’s Award 2012 given by the Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Combined Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA. Feb. 2013

Outstanding Physical Therapist for 2009, given by the Colorado Chapter of the APTA, Nov 2009

Bob Doctor Service Award, in recognition of service to the APTA/Colorado Chapter, Nov 2007

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