Jorge E. Sarmiento, PT, MS, MBA-HCM

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Adult Rehabilitation
Higher Education
Manual Therapy
Neurological Rehabilitation


Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Findlay
Master of Business Administration with emphasis on Health Care Management, University of Phoenix
Bachelors in Anthropology with concentration in Archaeology, University of California

Research Interests


Jorge Sarmiento joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in the spring of 2013 as a contributing faculty member teaching Administration and Management. He became a core faculty member in fall 2017 teaching Therapeutic Exercises, Biomechanics, and Administration and Management. He also assists in gross anatomy lab.

Prior to joining the university, he worked as a physical therapist in his own private practice in which he treated orthopaedic and neurologically impaired patients. He has more than 20 years of experience in the physical therapy field, including outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, pediatrics, and geriatrics. He received his initial training as a physical therapy specialist in the U.S Navy. He assisted in developing the first physical therapy clinic for the U.S Navy Special Forces – Navy SEALs and BUDS (Basic Underwater Demolition) trainees in Coronado, California. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), as well as its California chapter (te CPTA) and the American Association of Anatomists.