The owner and founder of Seven to 7 Physical and Hand Therapy Center, Ross obtained his Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California and has been a practitioner for over 20 years. He has worked for a variety of established institutions including the Centre for Hand, American Home Health, Lenox Healthcare, and USC Hand Rehabilitation Center. Through the years, Ross has obtained certifications for specialized therapy and treatment for patients who suffer from Lymphedema, arthritis, shoulder impingements, hand and elbow injuries. He is also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist. Over the years Ross has gained considerable experience in Occupational Therapy while remaining passionate about his work and dedicated to providing quality and effective treatments for his patients.
The Head Physical Therapist at Seven to 7, Pari obtained her DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) degree from Loma Linda University. Over the years, Pari has accumulated a vast amount of experience in the area of Physical Therapy. She continues to strive for excellence when it comes to providing therapy for patients with a variety of complex medical conditions. In addition to her knowledge of the practice of Physical Therapy, Pari’s caring, patient, and motivating nature shines through in her practice to help her patients achieve the highest level of functional independence both at home and in public environments.
Sarah completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Human Development from California State University, Long Beach in 2009. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in 2014. Her clinical experience includes Outpatient Orthopedic, Neurological, and Vestibular Physical Therapy. Her treatment technique is creative and challenging for each patient. She enjoys working with wide age groups from adolescent to geriatric populations. She is a compassionate health care provider, who treats her patient as a whole rather than a diagnosis through patience, teamwork, and evidence-based practice. Sarah is a certified APTA Clinical Instructor, LSVT BIG clinician, and Scroth-Barcelona C1 Certified Physical Therapist.
Art received his Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from California State University-Fullerton in 2011. He went on to complete his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA in December of 2017. Art has clinical experience in outpatient sports orthopedics, geriatric, pediatric population, and skilled nursing backgrounds. He utilizes different approaches, such as Paris and McKenzie, to treat the limitations presented by each patient. Art is currently in the process of completing the FIFA Diploma of Sports Medicine, in hopes to further advance his understanding on managing and treating common sports related injuries, specifically from soccer. Art’s main goal as a physical therapist is to help patients return to the activities they enjoy, while inspiring them to remain active in the years following treatment.
Sanjay graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, CA. He loves his career and constantly looks for ways to improve the care that he provides via continuing education and keeping up to date with current research. Dr. Sanjay grew up in Orange County and loves all outdoor activities. He previously participated in basketball, cross country, and track during high school. Dr. Sanjay is big on practicing what he preaches and strives to maintain a happy, healthy, and active lifestyle.
Elaheh is an occupational therapist with an advanced practice license in hand and upper extremity injuries and physical agent modalities. She graduated with honors from Stanbridge University in 2018 with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She is currently pursuing her post-professional doctorate degree in occupational therapy with a focus on orthopedic at the University of St. Augustine. Elaheh is committed to delivering excellence to our patients which makes her a dedicated healthcare professional.
Pourya received his Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2003 from Iran, and Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2010 from Ukraine. He has been a practitioner for over ten years in Iran, Ukraine, and Russia. Then, he continued his education by earning Master’s in Occupational Therapy at Stanbridge University in Irvine, California. Pourya has clinical experiences mostly in pediatrics, skill nursing, and hand therapy. He is passionate about helping individuals to achieve a happier, better, and healthier lifestyle, and earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his efforts. In his spare time, he loves to play tennis, soccer, and travel as much as possible.
Marcelino Lacuesta is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant from the California Board of Physical Therapy. He first began his education at San Diego State University where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology. After his undergraduate he continued his education at Concorde Career College and received his PTA licensure in early 2016. Prior to working as a PTA, Marcelino was a Lead Physical Therapy Aide/Exercise Specialist for 5 years at a busy outpatient orthopedic clinic. Marcelino has both inpatient and outpatient clinical experience. In his spare time Marcelino enjoys surfing, dancing watching Raiders football and reading Harry Potter.
Ryan has been a PTA (physical therapist assistant) for over a year following graduation from Concorde Career College and also holds a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. He uses his background in psychology to help patients not only overcome the physical aspect of their ailments, but with the mental aspect of recovery as well. He also does home health physical therapy in the greater Orange County. When he is not treating his patients Ryan enjoys playing soccer, conquering various mud runs and physical challenges, and traveling the globe.
Chad comes to seven to 7 physical therapy with vast experience in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Chad obtained his PTA degree from Loma Linda University where he was class treasurer and graduated on the dean’s list. After graduating he gained experience treating high-school, college, and professional level athletes. Chad is passionate about treating a wide variety of diagnoses and clients with the goal to help every patient achieve their goals independently. In his free time chad enjoys participating in recreational athletics and outdoor activities, his favourites are soccer, softball, golf, cycling, and skiing. Chad is also an avid fan of the Anaheim Angels and English Premier League soccer team Everton FC.
Stephanie completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with a Math concentration from California State University, Long Beach in 2009. She then went on to further her education at Concorde Career College, obtaining her Physical Therapist Assistant licensure in 2015. She has since worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings and has some home health experience as well. Outside of the clinic, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts, cheering on her favorite sports teams, and traveling.
Jeffrey got his undergraduate degree in Political Science from UCLA while also working as a personal trainer part time. After he graduated he realized he wanted to remain in the health field and got his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro University Nevada. He has always been active and involved with sports ever since he was young. He played football and ran track and field in high school. He uses his past experiences as an athlete who has recovered from his own injuries to motivate his patients to reach their highest potential possible.