Stephanie Hong is a licensed physical therapist, sports certified specialist, and certified athletic trainer. She received a BS in Athletic Training from California State University Northridge in 2009. Immediately following, she continued her studies and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Southern California in 2012. Following her strong passion for sports, she pursued additional studies and received her SCS (Sports Certified Specialty) through USC’s Sports Residency program in 2013. During that time is when she began her journey in athletics for the next four and a half years, working in the USC Athletic Department with the football, swimming & diving, track & field, and lacrosse teams.
Stephanie is passionate about using her expertise and knowledge of sports injuries, movement dysfunctions, and injury prevention to help people recover from injury, restore function, return to activities that are meaningful to them, and realize their potential.
During her pursuit for a career in physical therapy and athletic training, Stephanie had the privilege of working with elite athletes through internships with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks and USA Men’s Volleyball. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, California Physical Therapy Association, and the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Outside of work, Stephanie loves to play and watch sports, engage in outdoor activities such as camping and hiking, and listen to country music.