About Dr. Tara Sullivan
Dr. Tara Sullivan, PT, DPT, PRPC, WCS started in the healthcare field as a massage therapist, practicing over ten years including three years of teaching massage and anatomy and physiology. During that time she attended college at Oregon State University earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science, and continuing on to earn her Masters of Science in Human Movement and Doctorate in Physical therapy from A.T. Still University. Dr. Sullivan has specialized exclusively in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD) treating bowel, bladder, sexual dysfunctions and pelvic pain since 2012. She has taken over a thousand continuing education hours through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and recently earned her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC) deeming her an expert in the field of pelvic rehabilitation, treating men, women, and children. Her specialty courses and training include Pelvic Floor 1, 2A, 2B, and 3, Pregnancy and Postpartum Complications, Movements and Systems Approach, Pediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pudendal Neuralgia Assessment, Treatment, and Differentials, Post Prostatectomy, and Sexual Medicine.
Dr. Sullivan established the “Women’s Health” program at HonorHealth in Scottsdale and recently expanded the practice to Phoenix where she continues to treat patients with her hands-on individualized approach, taking the time to listen and educate her patients, empowering them to return to a healthy and improved quality of life. She is a guest speaker at the annual conference for the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and teaches an elective course at Northern Arizona University (NAU) on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. She recently earned her Specialist Certification in Women’s Health (WCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapist Association (APTA) and is currently working towards her ISSWSH fellowship (IF). Dr. Sullivan is very passionate about creating awareness on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and recently launched her website pelvicfloorspecialist.com to continue educating the public and other healthcare professionals.
For an inclusive overview of Dr. Sullivan’s career please refer to her curriculum vitae.