3125 Blue Lake Drive, Vestavia, AL 35243 | Tel: (205)969-7887 Fax: (205)969-7886 | info@myagilept.com

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Lisa Altamirano

PT MS CSCS
Clinical Director/Physical Therapist
 
  • Opened Agile Physical Therapy in 2008, fulfilling a personal and professional goal of owning a private practice focusing on personalized treatment for patients, bringing back traditional medical values of service.

  • Florida-native, moved to Birmingham to pursue dance at the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) under the direction of Dame Sonia Arova and Thor Sutowski

  • Danced with Alabama Ballet; free-lanced in New York City with modern dance companies after graduating from NYU.

  • Obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from New York University (NYU), Tisch School of the Arts

  • Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

  • Director of Physical Therapy and staff PT with UAB Sports Medicine with William P Garth, Jr., MD since 1998

  • Certified Pilates Reformer and Chair instructor with Balanced Body University 2009, 2012

  • Developed healthy dancer injury prevention and screening program at ASFA in 2000

  • Active in research, lectures and injury prevention, particularly for dancers with local and regional dance companies (Alabama Ballet, Alabama Dance Theatre, Andalusia Ballet, Birmingham Dance Theater)

  • Awards: Who’s Who Among Students in America’s Universities and Colleges for Physical Therapy; the Lew Wasserman Scholarship and the Tisch Dance Merit Scholarship at Rosella Hightower’s Centre de Danse in Cannes, France

  • Lisa and her husband, Victor, have three beautiful children.

  • Hobbies: sailing, photography, attending cultural events, cooking and spending time with her family.