- Bachelors of Arts, Biology and Physical Education, Maryville College (Maryville, TN), 2003
- Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Duke University (Durham, NC), 2006
- Masters of Science in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Daemen College (Amherst, NY), 2020
- Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, ABPTS
- Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, The McKenzie Institute
Experience and Interests
Kenneth Kirby, PT, DPT, is a sports medicine physical therapist in the Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Department at the Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. He has over 16 years of clinic experience in sports and orthopedics with a focus on utilization of MDT methodology for evaluating and treating spinal and peripheral pathology. He has been a clinical mentor and clinical instructor most of his career as a PT and currently serves as a faculty member and Mentoring Coordinator for both OSU’s Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program and OSU’s Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program. He also serves as an Adjunct Faculty member for Tufts University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, a guest lecturer for the Ohio State University’s Physical Therapy program and has additional public speaking experience at the state and national level. He has held elected positions for the Ohio Physical Therapy Association including Delegate and Alternate Delegate and currently serves as the Chair of the Central District. Kenneth has a passion for coaching, mentoring, teaching, professional service, and betterment of patient care.