Dr. Garrett Naze is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Having earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Marquette University, Dr. Naze went on to complete an orthopedic physical therapy residency program with UW-Health and Merriter Hospitals. Following residency, Dr. Naze completed the orthopedic manual physical therapy fellowship program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is board certified in orthopedics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Naze has unique training, having served as the physical therapist in the interdisciplinary Orofacial Pain Clinic at the University of Kentucky, working with dentistry and clinical psychology to manage patients with complex, chronic pain conditions. He is also currently completing his PhD through the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Naze works with patients with pain conditions in the Department of Physical Therapy’s Pro Bono Clinic. His clinical approach and research interests incorporate health and wellness measures, health behavior skills training, and motivational strategies to address multiple body systems in this patent population. His goal is to help build the Pro Bono clinic into an asset for the community and a resource for clinical training.