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About Hugo Klaers, DPT, OCS

Dr. Hugo Klaers, DPT, OCS is an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at St. Catherine University. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2010. He received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Catherine University in 2014, and completed the Fairview Health Services Orthopedic Physical Therapy residency program in 2015. He became a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy in 2016. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Klaers has journal publications in the area of the athletic shoulder, has taught continuing education courses for local physical therapists and other allied health professionals, and has presented at the APTA's national annual conference. Dr. Klaers teaches course content in musculoskeletal examination & intervention, anatomy, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. He lives in south Minneapolis with his wife and two children.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, St. Catherine University Doctor of Physical Therapy
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, American Physical Therapy Association (Sports section)
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Education

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2015 OCS, Fairview Health Services ‐ Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency
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2014 DPT, St. Catherine University ‐ Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
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2010 B.S. Kinesiology, University of Minnesota ‐ College of Education and Human Development
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Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-7731

Email: hrklaers@stkate.edu