About Verna Chen, MD

Physical Therapy in Austin and San Antonio, TX

Verna Chen, PT, DPT

Verna graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Austin, Texas.

Prior to Serenity Medical Centers, Verna practiced in both the hospital setting as well as in outpatient clinics. This gave her the unique experience of treating patients through all their stages of recovery, from post-op day one through completion of physical therapy. She holds a holistic approach to patient care and healing, treating the whole unique person in relation to their injury in order to optimize recovery. She utilizes a multi-modal approach to healthcare that includes manual therapy and functional training to help active people get back to moving without pain.

Verna is Certified in Dry Needling (CDN). She continues to pursue higher education and is currently actively working to complete her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist board certification. When she’s not in the clinic, she enjoys staying active on the many hiking trails of Austin with her partner and their foster pups, and has a passion for the outdoors, reading, and bubble tea.