Peyton Sykes, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor, PT Programs
College of Rehabilitative Sciences
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Doctor of Education in Learning Theory and Organizational Change, Baylor University
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Stephen F. Austin State University
Dr. Peyton Sykes graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2009. In 2014, he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Austin, Texas. He has worked primarily in the Austin community as an outpatient orthopedic clinician, although he spent 2017-2018 gaining experience in various acute care hospitals as a travel physical therapist. He completed an orthopedic residency through Evidence in Motion in December of 2016, and in June of 2018, he became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). He became a full-time Core Faculty Instructor for the Flex DPT Program in April of 2018. In August of 2022, he completed his Doctor of Education with an emphasis in Learning Theory and Organizational Change at Baylor University. His passions for learning include exploring the physical therapy student learning experience, curriculum design and implementation, and the science of pain. Peyton also enjoys creating and experiencing live music, traveling, outdoor activities, and physical fitness.