Alexander Dien, PT, DPT

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
(415) 476-8200

UCSF Health Profile


  • BS, Cognitive Science: Clinical Aspects of Cognition, University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown, RI 2018
  • Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 2021

Board Certifications

  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Neurologic Specialist Certification (NCS)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation of persons with neurologic problems including vestibular deficits, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain tumors
  • Virtual reality rehabilitation for individuals with motion and perceptual sensitivity
  • Community rehabilitation for individuals that are in underserved communities and at-risk populations