Foothill Ranch Team


Curtis Zakhar, PT, DPT

Clinical Director & Physical Therapist

Curtis received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of California, Irvine in 2009 and then his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012 from Western University of Health Sciences. As part of his graduate course work, Curtis completed clinical rotations in an orthopedic outpatient setting working with patients of various ages, injuries, and ability levels including Olympic athletes. He also gained experience working inpatient rehabilitation at Saddleback Hospital in Laguna Hills. During this time, Curtis was present during numerous orthopedic surgeries including shoulder and hand repairs as well as total knee and hip replacements.

Curtis personalizes plan of care specific to his patients and uses a variety of techniques acquired through his education and experience in clinics over the last six years. He focuses on manual therapy and progressive exercise while implementing current techniques as recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association.


Vency Leung, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Vency graduated from University of California, Davis with a degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. She continued her education at Chapman University to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy, where she gained experience in outpatient orthopedic setting working with patients of various ages, diagnoses, and level of function.

Vency aims to create individualized care plans for patients to ensure each treatment caters to their goals, ability level, and learning style.

During her free time, Vency enjoys exploring outdoors, rock climbing and being with friends and family.


Riley Kerr, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Riley is a Southern California native who grew up in Orange County. He began his education at Oregon State University where he earned bachelor’s degrees in Exercise and Sports Science and Athletic Training, all while working with local high-school athletes, Oregon State University division I athletes, and Western Oregon University division II athletes. Riley continued his graduate education at Chapman University, earning his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. During his education at Chapman University, he completed clinical rotations at hospitals, outpatient neurological clinics, and outpatient orthopedic clinics.

While not treating patients at the clinic, Riley is a die-hard Anaheim Ducks fan and enjoys exploring the local (and not-so-local) breweries and spending time with his wife and pets.


Janie Alvarado

Patient Care Coordinator

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