Nilma Z. Elias Santiago, PT, DPT, WCC, CLT, OMS
Nilma Z. Elias Santiago, PT, DPT, WCC, CLT, OMS, is a licensed physical therapist, a board-certified wound care specialist, a certified lymphedema therapist, and a certified ostomy management specialist. With over ten years of experience in wound care, she opened a private wound care practice in Florida that offers lymphedema, ostomy, and wound care services. Dr. Santiago is also an adjunct faculty of AT Still University in Mesa, Arizona, teaching physical therapists that are completing their post-professional doctorate in physical therapy. She has written articles published in healthcare magazines and presented a poster at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy in 2007, and in the 2018 Summit of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.
Financial: Nilma Z. Elias-Santiago maintains a private practice and receives compensation as adjunct faculty with AT Still University. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Nilma Z. Elias-Santiago has no relevant non-financial relationships.