Matt Gauthier

Matt Gauthier

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Director, Sports Physical Therapy Residency, Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist, PT Faculty Practice

Focus Areas


Office Phone

(312) 355-1465


1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 338 DHSP

Mail Code


Office Hours

By appointment


Matt Gauthier, PT, DPT, SCS is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and ABPTS Sports Certified Specialist. Matt received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University in 2009, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Indiana University in 2012. Following graduation, he earned his Board Certification in Sports Physical Therapy in 2015. He is the director of the UIC Sports Physical Therapy Residency program, and is a member of the UIC Physical Therapy Faculty Practice. His is also faculty in the UIC DPT program, in which he teaches Applied Kinesiology as well as the Sports Physical Therapy Elective. His research interests include return-to-sport testing of the upper extremity, biomechanics of the overhead athlete, and upper extremity physical performance tests.

Leadership in the Profession

American Physical Therapy Association, Member

American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy, Member

International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy, Member

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists, Member


B.A., Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, 2009
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Indiana University, 2012