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Melissa Cofer, PT, DPT, CLT

General Summary

Melissa has specialty training in oncology rehabilitation and lymphedema therapy since 2016. She initiated and developed the outpatient lymphedema program at Baylor Scott & White (Pflugerville/Round Rock). Melissa also has clinical training in cancer rehab, lymphedema, and pelvic health from Oncology Rehab (Denver, CO) and St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. She has presented on lymphedema and cancer rehab to support groups, physicians, and therapists.

Education

  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist
    Academy of Lymphatic Studies (ACOLS), Sebastian, FL
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy
    Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
  • Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Surgery Locations

Other Information

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association, member
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Oncology Section, member
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Women’s Health Section, member

Community Service