Derek Ellgen, DPT
Derek earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Southern Utah University in 2013. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Touro University - Nevada in 2017. During his graduate program, Derek gained experience through clinical rotations in outpatient clinics, hospital inpatient settings, rehabilitation centers, and sports medicine facilities.
Derek enjoys living and working in a rural community where he can use a variety of skills. He sees patients at the Ephraim outpatient clinic, Sanpete Valley Hospital, and home health in the surrounding area.
"I chose this career because it allows me to help others reach their goals and return to their normal activities. I enjoy assisting patients through their rehab journey and being a part of the healing process. It's important to me to develop a relationship with each patient, making sure their needs and concerns are met."
In his spare time, Derek enjoys playing almost any kind of sport, hunting, hiking, and camping. He loves spending time with his wife, Julianne, and two daughters.