HealthStream PT was established in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a virtual outpatient physical therapy clinic servicing California. Our business model is to deliver quality one-on-one care to patients with limited access to nearby physical therapy. Physical therapy should always be just within reach.
Amanda Chu, PT, DPT
Amanda attended undergrad at University of California, San Diego and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy at University of St. Augustine in 2014. In her free time, Amanda enjoys scuba diving, hiking, backpacking, camping, and the great outdoors.
Jesse Ortiz, DPT
Jesse Ortiz has spent most of his life in San Diego, California, where he earned his BS in Kinesiology from CSU San Marcos (San Diego) and his DPT degree from San Diego State University. He has also worked in Eugene, Oregon and Austin, Texas. He is passionate about working with a wide variety of patients with orthopaedic injuries. He is a Certified Manual Physical Therapist, recognized by the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. When not in the clinic, he can often be found in the gym, hiking, or enjoying sports events with friends and family.
Chad Julian, PT, DPTChad is a bilingual Doctor of Physical Therapy with 10 years of experience working in a variety of settings. Chad graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Point Loma University then went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University in Orange County California. Chad is passionate about improving his patient’s quality of life through movement, motivation and education. In his spare time, Chad is avid sailor, surfer, traveler and hobby chef. He enjoys spending his days on the ocean, exploring the offshore islands off the coast of California.
Priscilla Coghi-Bolanos, PTA
Priscilla is a recent Physical Therapist Assistant graduated from San Diego Mesa College. Priscilla is originally from Costa Rica however she has called San Diego her home for the last 7 years. Priscilla started her career in Costa Rica as a Physical Therapist from Universidad Santa Paula in 2005 and later complemented her career with an Associates in Occupational Health from Universidad Tecnica de Alajuela in 2007. Since then she has been passionate about helping patients achieve their goals in multiple settings. In her spare time, Priscilla enjoys hiking with her dogs and husband, going to the beach, dancing, and traveling.
Franklin Maphis, PTA
Franklin has been practicing in orthopedic outpatient care for 17 years, specializing and certified in aquatic rehabilitation and exercise. Originally from Washington, DC, Franklin joined PRN in 2003 after relocating to San Diego. As an avid swimmer himself, after joining PRN he has cultivated an interest and passion for aquatic therapy and is thrilled to be working with the majority or our patients in the pool. He has also acquired several certifications in manual therapy which he applies when working with our patients in the clinic. His interests include skating, volleyball, swimming, weight lifting, animals and gardening. He is the sole caretaker of our clinic flower garden and enjoys giving tours with his interested patients. He is a dog lover and shares his home with two dachshunds, Abbie and Molly and spends a lot of time at the dog park.