Meet Dr. John P. Monahan PT, DPT
Quality Care Physical Therapy, Inc. was founded by Dr. John P. Monahan, PT, DPT in September 2001. Dr. Monahan is a native of Bothell, Washington, and graduated from Bothell High School in 1988. He is an active member of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and a board member for the Northshore YMCA.
Dr. Monahan was initially influenced by his parents. His mother, a registered nurse on the orthopedic floor at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, and his father, a family practice physician who has practiced for over 40 years in Bothell. While traveling through Europe, Dr. Monahan met a Danish Physical Therapist who inspired him to follow his profession.
Dr. Monahan says, "I grew up in a healing, altruistic, compassionate environment. I spent my childhood going on various house calls with my father, learning how to care for people in need. My parents are truly a gift to me that I will always be thankful for."
- Washington State University: Bachelor's degree in Biology, with a Minor in Psychology. (1994)
- Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School: Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. (1997)
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: Post-professional Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy to make second Physical Therapy degree. (2006)
Dr. Monahan authored chapter 22 "The Ankle and Foot" in the text book: Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Second Edition in 2004. Dr. Monahan gained an expanded knowledge in Physical Therapy research and techniques in writing this chapter over an 18 month process.
Dr. Monahan is committed to lifelong learning. "The more I know, the better I can help my patients. The human body is the world's most complex machine." This commitment to continued education will provide quality care and excellence to each of his patients.
John enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and many outdoor sports, including golf, tennis, skiing, fly fishing, and hiking.