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Rachel L Ferrante, PT, DPT, PCS

Rachel L Ferrante, PT, DPT, PCS

Physical Therapy
Developmental Physical Therapy Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4275
FX: (614) 722-6746
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Rachel Ferrante, PT, DPT, PCS is a board certified pediatric specialist who works in the outpatient physical therapy clinic serving pediatric patients with a variety of diagnoses. She is also a physical therapist in the Neonatology-Neurology Follow-Up Clinic . Rachel is the lead therapist and contact person for the STRIVE Intensive Physical Therapy program.

Rachel has been an member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Ohio Physical Therapy Association since 2005 and a member of the Pediatric Section of the APTA since 2006. Rachel received her Pediatric Clinical Specialty in 2014. She is a mentor in the Post-Doctoral Residency Program through a partnership with The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Developmental Pediatric Physical Therapy including diagnoses such as: Cerebral Palsy, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Arthrogyposis, Developmental Delay, and Torticollis/Plagiocephaly

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Intensity and the effect on physical therapy interventions

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Ohio University - Athens, OH
    Date Completed: 06/08/2003

Graduate School

  • Ohio University - Athens, OH
    Date Completed: 06/09/2006


  • Clinical Therapies

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/02/2009

Professional Experience


  • Habilitation Services, Inc, Columbus, OH Physical Therapist

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, Pediatric Section of Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 2006 - Present
  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 2005 - Present
  • Member, Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA), 2005 - Present
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000