Contact Info

 Academic Background

Doug received his AB in Biology from Brown University in 2002, MA in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in 2011, and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2014.  As a graduate student, he completed internships at Cressey Sports Performance (CSP) and Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST). 

Specialties & Certifications

  • Postural Restoration
  • Joint and Soft Tissue Manipulation
  • Movement Screening
  • Dry Needling

Athletic & Training Background

Also a Pararescue Jumper (PJ) in the Air National Guard, Doug has trained and conducted operational missions with elite military units throughout the world.  He is a nationally certified paramedic with advanced training in emergency, trauma, and wilderness medicine.

Professional Philosophy

Doug Kechijian is a performance-based physical therapist who specializes in treating orthopedic injuries and chronic pain.  He recognizes the continuum extending from acute rehabilitation to high-level sports conditioning.  His comprehensive and integrated approach helps to not only relieve one’s symptoms, but addresses the underlying biomechanical and neurophysiological patterns that contribute to injury.