Education

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio

Courses

  • Advanced Orthopedics
  • Biomechanics
  • Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • Medical Terminology
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Ethics in Sport

Biography

William Gonzaba III, PT, DPT, is an Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science at St. Mary’s University and Owner of Olmos Park Physio. He joined the department in 2019.

Gonzaba received his doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio in 2015. He initially worked for Gonzaba Medical Group and the Non-Surgical Center of Texas. During this year he helped Gonzaba Medical Group open a new physical therapy practice and grow it to include two full time physical therapists and two full time PTAs. Gonzaba and his wife, Michelle, then moved to New Orleans. While in New Orleans, Will worked in a private practice before venturing off to start a mobile physical therapy company, Physio2Geaux. During this time Gonzaba also worked at University Hospital’s Burn Center developing inpatient and outpatient treatment protocols.

Gonzaba and his wife moved back to San Antonio in the summer of 2019. Gonzaba accepted a full time Assistant Professor position at St. Mary’s University. He currently teaches courses in advanced orthopedics, biomechanics, athletic injuries and anatomy.

Will has done advanced training in orthopedic and sports injuries, manual therapy and bike fit.

Research Interests

  • Clinical Bike Fit
  • Cycling Related Injuries
  • Injuries in Endurance Athletes

Licensures and Certifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapists
  • Certified Bike Fitter
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