Heather Disney, PT, DPT, PhD

Associate Professor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA
Distance Programs


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Adult Rehabilitation
Healthcare Higher Education
Higher Education
Manual Therapy
Pelvic Health
Sports Medicine


Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, San Diego State University

Research Interests

Pelvic Health

Dr. Heather Disney is a board-certified Orthopaedic Physical Therapist specializing in rehabilitation of both orthopaedic injuries and pelvic floor dysfunctions. She has experience working with both an adult and pediatric population.

Dr. Disney received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and an undergraduate degree from San Diego State University. She is also a Certified Manual Therapist, which encompasses various treatment strategies including myofascial release and joint mobilizations.

Dr. Disney joined the University in 2013. She is an active member in the American Physical Therapy Association and is also a representative of her local San Diego chapter.