About Elise Layton Townsend, DPT, PhD, PCS

Elise Layton Townsend, DPT, PhD, PCS, is a senior physical therapist at the Pediatric Physical Therapy service at Mass General for Children.

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Medical Education

  • MPT, Emory University
  • DPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • PhD, Child Psychology, University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties