Patricia A. Rudd, PT, DPT, CCTT

Dr. Patricia A. Rudd is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Center for Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of California San Francisco. She provides physical rehabilitation for the patients in the Center for Orofacial Pain. She completed her doctor of physical therapy at Pacific University and is a founding member of the board of Cervical and Craniofacial Therapeutics. Dr. Rudd has authored articles and chapters on Temporomandibular Disorders, Self-Care, the prevalence of cervical findings in the orofacial pain population, and has been a reviewer for the Journal of Orofacial Pain. She has lectured nationally and internationally on Dental Ergonomics, Orofacial Pain, and the association between Orofacial Pain and Cervical Disorders. She formerly maintained a private physical therapy practice for 12 years in downtown San Francisco where she primarily treated patients with temporomandibular, cervical and upper extremity disorders.

Education and Training

University of The Pacific, San FranciscoDPTOrofacial Pain2008