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Komal Arce, PT, MEd, MPT

Inpatient Physical Therapist/Supervisor

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Komal Arce, PT, MEd, MPT

Inpatient Physical Therapist/Supervisor

Komal lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two children. She has lived in Austin since 1980! She is a senior physical therapist at Dell Children's Medical Center where she leads a team of physical therapists involved in providing inpatient physical therapy and wound care.

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Specialty

  • Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Provides Care Through

  • Dell Children's Outpatient Therapy & Rehabilitation Services

Additional Language Spoken

  • Hindi (limited)
  • Spanish (conversational)

My Passion for Healthcare

I have enjoyed learning about the human body since my grade school years. I was first introduced to physical therapy when I was a teenage physical therapy patient following a back injury I sustained in a car accident. I have been a physical therapist since the year 2000 and a pediatric P.T. since 2005. Working with children and adolescents brings me joy. What I enjoy most about the profession is to teach people how exercise and movement can heal and improve lives, and then be inspired by witnessing the patient's hard work and milestones towards achieving their goals.

Services I Provide

  1. Developmental Therapy in NICU
  2. Inpatient Physical Therapy
  3. Wound Care

My Clinical Focus

I am passionate about supporting and organizing our team of physical therapists to provide the best rehabilitation for children and adolescents in the inpatient setting. I also enjoy providing physical therapy in the fast-paced settings of critical and acute care for patients who are as young as neonates and up to young adulthood. I enjoy teaching patients and families new techniques for movement, exercises, and guided practice to facilitate return to function. Patients I see vary greatly with physical therapy goals around basic functional movements, ambulation, play, or sports.

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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