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Aaron Somerhalder, PT, DPT

Part-Time Instructor
Department(s): Physical Therapy
Office: BHS 307
Mail Code: 3029
Phone: 702-895-3003
Fax: 702-895-4883
Email: physical.therapy@unlv.edu


Dr. Aaron Somerhalder earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University in 2006 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2009. He is began pursuing his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from UNLV in 2017. He has clinical experience in acute inpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, and orthopedic outpatient settings. He currently works at Boulder City Hospital specializing in outpatient orthopedics and geriatrics. He has been a part-time instructor for UNLVPT since 2016 teaching Clinical Pathophysiology and Functional Training.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy- University of Nevada, Las Vegas – 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science- Brigham Young University – 2006