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Adrian Navarro, MS, OTR/L

Licensed Occupational Therapist, Hand Therapy Certified

Adrian Navarro, MS, OTR/L Photo

Education:

  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) with a Pi Theta Epsilon distinction, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles

Certifications:

  • Advanced Practice Hand Therapy (HTC): CA Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Advanced Practice in Physical Agent Modalities (PAMS): CA Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed (OTR/L): National Board for Certification in OT/CA Board of OT

Mr. Navarro loves learning about the human body, culture, and psychology. He combines these interests into his work as a hand therapist.

Mr. Navarro extends his studies in kinesiology, anthropology, and psychology, He understands recovery from upper extremity conditions is a dynamic process that affects people in varying ways. He thoroughly listens to patient concerns, implements a person-centered treatment plan, and works with the patient to achieve sensible goals.

Patients and coworkers have described Mr. Navarro as patient, accommodating, and understanding of what can be a challenging time when one experiences an acute injury or chronic condition. His favorite hobbies are traveling and trying out new places to eat with friends and family.

  • “I interviewed several doctors for me spinal fusion. I actually have had three done on my neck but was not happy with my doctor and his love for the patient. Dr. Falkenstein is a great doctor and actually spends time with you to explain what is wrong and how he can fix it. He sits down with you shows you your MRI and shows you at the cases where people ... ”

    - Kowser O.
  • “Dr Shahan Yacoublan is one of the best doctors I've ever dealt with, he performed a hip replacement on me and everything went extremely wall. I was walking with a walker the same day, with a cane in two weeks and by the fourth week I was on my feat without any assistance. I recommend him if you are looking for an excellent surgeon that cares about his pa ... ”

    - Edward C.
  • “If there were more stars, he deserves all! My mom knee was devastated by arthritis and osteoporosis (perhaps due to her age) for more than 8 years and the last 3 years it was impossible for her to walk... then Dr. Jeffrey Korchek performed a knee replacement... a perfect job. A month after the surgery she is walking like she hasn't done in years and incr ... ”

    - Lorena F.
  • “I could not walk I had to hop, my hip was really bad and was in need of total hip replacement. I was sent to Shahan Yacoubian I have not felt so good in the last 5 years, Dr Yacoubian reassured me that / will be better, I have not be so happy in years, I personally recommend him with being a top Dr that I have ever had and I would go back to him in a ... ”

    - Sheila C.
  • “This is my second time here. First time was for me with Dr Mikael. Second time was for my daughter - she went to see Dr Mikael too. She has a broken Fibula and Tibia. The wait time was spectacular today. Fast! His nurse / RN was on it!. As soon as he came to get us he says oh no! And immediately adjusted her crutches. Took us back and proceeded to take ... ”

    - Veronica V.
  • “So back in April I was involved in a nasty bike accident that left me with a severely broken arm. 10 days in the hospital and 4 surgeries later I'm released to start the slow process of recovery. By the time my last surgery had finished and healed, could barely move my wrist, turn my arm, open my hand, or use my fingers. I was told by my surgeon that I ... ”

    - Eric R.