Cathy Lopez, PT, DPT
Chief Operating Officer
Cathy joined Cortica with 17 years of clinical expertise as a pediatric physical therapist in multi-disciplinary pediatric clinics, hospitals, home, and school environments, and transitioned into several leadership roles over the last decade at the rehabilitation department at CHOC Children’s Hospital. Throughout her career, she has specialized in working with the pediatric neurodevelopmental population, as well as the medically fragile and complex pediatric patient. Cathy brings a unique balance of both clinical and operational excellence to her current role at Cortica, where she oversees overall day to day operations at all Cortica centers, as well as clinical programming for developmental therapies, ABA, and counseling services. Cathy received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions.