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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Physical Therapy
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James Buenaventura, DPT

Full-time Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy

Director, PT@The Beach, Physical Therapy Faculty Practice


  • DPT, Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
  • BS, Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2005
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2005


  • Golf Fitness Instructor, Titleist Performance Institute, 2010

Professional interests/Activities


  • Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Rehabilitation


  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 2006-Present
  • Member, Orthopedic Section, APTA, 2012-Present
  • Member, Private Practice Section, APTA, 2012-Present
  • Committee Member, Private Practice Section Media Corps, APTA, 2012-Present
  • Committee Member, Models of Health Care Delivery Task Force, APTA, 2011-Present
  • Chapter Representative, House of Delegates, APTA, 2012-Present
  • Chief Representative, Long Beach/South Bay District, CPTA, 2012-Present
  • Nominating Committee Chair, Long Beach/South Bay District, CPTA, 2012-Present
  • Committee Member, Organizational Review Task Force, CPTA, 2012-Present
  • Committee Member, Student Conclave Task Force, CPTA, 2013-Present
  • Lecturer Representative, Academic Senate, CSULB, 2014-Present
  • Committee Member, Health Services Oversight Committee, CSULB, 2014-Present
  • Committee Member, Exercise is Medicine Leadership Team, CSULB, 2014-Present


Buenaventura Photo

Contact Information

Phone: 562-985-8286
Office Location: Kin 105, PT@TheBeach
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University, Long Beach,
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840

CSULB Assignment  

  • Director, Physical Therapy Faculty Practice

  • DPT 770: Health Care Delivery I

  • DPT 780A: Musculoskeletal Practice I

  • DPT 780B: Musculoskeletal Practice II