Staff

Wayne Broberg | Broberg Physical Therapy

Wayne Broberg, MPT Owner

Wayne was born and raised right here in San Jose graduating from Piedmont Hills High School in 1994. There he began to prepare his love for sports and fitness. Taking physiology his senior year and playing football and baseball Wayne knew sports medicine was his track. Wayne was MVP of his baseball team and voted best defensive player for football. He was voted first team all-league for both sports and continued his love for sports playing Division I intercollegiate football for the University of the Pacific while obtaining his bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine. Wayne also received MVP honors for his play with the UOP Lacrosse team. It was during his rehabilitation for multiple sports injuries in college that Wayne decided to continue his education in the field of Physical Therapy. Wayne pursued his goal receiving his Masters of Physical Therapy degree at Chapman University. There he majored in Orthopedics and minored in gait analysis.
Poorva Kulkarni

Poorva Kulkarni, Co-Clinical Director, PT, DPT, MHS

Poorva has more than 8 years of clinical experience in treating medically complex conditions. She specializes in post-orthopedic surgery rehabilitation, total joint replacements, spinal surgeries, and sports rehabilitation. She has a doctorate in Neurologic Physical Therapy with specialization in treating varied orthopedic, neurological, vestibular, and post-concussion conditions. She also has experience in performing oncology, pulmonary, cardiac, and prosthetic rehabilitation. She enjoys mentoring and being a clinical instructor for physical therapy students. She is knowledgeable in treating headaches (tension headaches, cervicogenic headaches, and TMJ headaches). She is proficient in manual therapy interventions; providing quality therapeutic exercise to assist patients in returning to their prior level of function. Her hobbies include playing badminton, traveling, and watching movies.
Ankita Ranga

Ankita Ranga, Co-Clinical Director, PT, DPT, AIB-VR/CON

Ankita received her Bachelor’s in Physical therapy from India after which she moved to the US to pursue her Masters in Biomechanics and Kinesiology from SUNY Buffalo. After gaining few years of work experience as a PT she completed her Doctorate in PT specializing in Neurology. In her 7+ years of experience she has worked in acute care, skilled nursing, and outpatient settings. While working for ATI physical therapy she got her certifications in vestibular and concussion therapy from American Institute of Balance in Florida. She has taught continuing education courses at ATI academy on Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Management. In order to grow her clinical skills, she also gained certifications in Dry Needling and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). She enjoys being a therapist and loves being a part of the rehabilitation journey of her patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, reading, and gardening.
Elizabeth Baker, PT DPT

Elizabeth Baker, PT DPT

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Ruchita Shukla, PTA

Ruchita Shukla, PTA Physical Therapist Assistant

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Modesto Ucol

Modesto Ucol, PT Aide

Modesto was born and raised in San Jose. He graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in rehabilitation science from San Jose State University in the spring of 2021. Modesto’s interest in physical therapy stems from competition in multiple sports such as basketball, track and field, and karate as well as an overall passion to learn about human body movement. In the future, Modesto hopes to continue his education and one day become a physical therapist. In his free time, Modesto enjoys playing basketball, hiking with his dogs, and watching bay area sports teams.
Matthew Norwood

Matthew Norwood, PT Aide

Matthew was born and raised in San Diego County California and has various interests such as weightlifting, soccer, and super smash bros. Matthew completed his B.S. in Public Health at the University of California, Irvine in the summer of 2020. He continued his education at Orange Coast College and has completed prerequisites for Physician Assistant school. Matthew aspires to one day become an Orthopedic specialized Physician Assistant and provide the best patient care possible to those in need.
Oswaldo De Santiago, PT Aide

Oswaldo De Santiago, PT Aide

Oswaldo was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He was an athlete his entire life participating in several sports including football, baseball, and boxing. His passion led him to attend San Jose State University where he graduated with a B.S. in kinesiology with a concentration in rehab science in the spring of 2022. He is currently completing his prerequisites for Physician Assistant school. During his free time, oswaldo enjoys going to the gym, watching movies, or spending time with his pets.
Rainier Rivera, PT Aide

Rainier Rivera, PT Aide

Rainier was born and raised in San Jose, California. His hobbies include spending quality time with his puppy, playing video games, and exercising. His interest in exercise and nutrition led him to attend California State University, East Bay and graduate with a B.S. in kinesiology in the summer of 2022. Rainier would like to continue his education and one day become a physical therapist.