Alba Vargas, PT, DPT
Staff Physical Therapist
- La Universidad Industrial De Santander Colombia, '94
- St. Augustine for Health Science: DPT, '08
Alba Vargas, DPT is originally from Colombia. As a young girl her grandma was involved in an accident and fractured her hip. Seeing first hand her recovery and rehabilitation got her interested in pursing physical therapy as a career. Alba received her physical therapy degree at La Universidad Industrial De Santander in 1994. She and her husband moved to the United States to continue their medical education. Alba received her Doctor of Physical Therapy at University of St. Augustine for Health Science in 08. She worked as a physical therapist in both Acute and Outpatient rehabilitation and did home health in Colorado and New York. She worked at Intermountain Hearing and Balance Center in Salt Lake City where she worked along side expert therapist in treating patients with both routine and complex balance and vestibular problems.
Alba has a passion for helping her patients and says she gets great enjoyment in seeing them improve. She especially enjoys helping patients with complex and difficult balance and vestibular issues. She notes that often these patients have lost hope that anything can help. She finds great satisfaction in seeing the hope that returns to these patients as they see the success that her therapy program brings to their lives.