Fabian Bizama, PT, MPT, PhD

Assistant Program Director, Assistant Professor, PT Programs


Austin, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences




Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy, Texas Woman’s University
Master of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University
Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Loma Linda University

Research Interests

Relationship between attention to task abilities and performance of motor skills
Gait analysis
Development of leadership skills for physical therapists

Fabian Bizama, PT, MPT, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Flex DPT program on Austin, TX campus. He teaches Pediatric Physical Therapy, Administration and Management, Biophysical Agents, and Patient Care Management III. He completed a dual degree and graduated with a baccalaureate degree in Health Science and a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2001 from Loma Linda University, in Loma Linda, CA. He completed his PhD in Physical Therapy in 2015 at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, TX.

Dr. Bizama began his career as a physical therapist providing services for young children in the Early Childhood Intervention setting. For more than 15 years of clinical experience, he has provided services in pediatric out-patient clinic and home health settings working with children of all ages. After accepting a promotion for a manager role, his career path included additional opportunities for leadership and administration. For the last several years, his work experience includes Director level positions where he has been responsible for leading therapists across disciplines to ensure delivery of quality services and meeting company’s financial and strategic goals.

Dr. Bizama’s topics of scholarly inquiry include motor learning, attention to task, and the influence of distraction in performance of motor skills such as gait. In addition, he has collaborated with colleagues for studies including performance measures and gait variability in people with lower-limb amputation that have been presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Bizama has developed several continuing education courses for development of clinical skills, critical thinking, and professionalism.