Komal Deokule, PTMS

Komal Deokule, PTMS

Physical Therapy  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Komal Deokule, PTMS is a physical therapist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from M.S.University Baroda, India in 1992 and specializes in physical therapy and cardiopulmonary physical therapy.Read her story

5820 Oberlin Dr Ste 111

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 255-7976

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  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elderplan
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Komal Deokule "Komal Deokule is a Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist and the founder of Vital Physical Therapy, an out-patient practice specializing in cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. She is also an adjunct faculty at the University of St. Augustine, CA, teaching on the cardiopulmonary course in the DPT program. She has been an invited guest lecturer in various universities and is conducting PT board approved CEU courses for physical therapists across America. She was recently featured in a local newspaper in San Diego which chronicled her entrepreneurial venture of opening a niche out-patient PT clinic, the only one of its kind in San Diego. She was also interviewed by the PT Talker and highlighted in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary section Newsletter of APTA as a lead expert in the Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy field. Komal earned a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Maharaja Sayajirao University, India in 1992 and a Masters degree in Physiotherapy (cardiopulmonary) from University College of London, Britain (UK), in 1999. Komal has over 25 years of clinical experience as a cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist. Her international experience includes several years of practice as a clinical specialist in UK, NZ, and India. She has worked with patients with heart, lung and liver transplants, cardiac and thoracic surgeries, mobilizing medically complex patients in ICUs, and in outpatient cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. She was responsible for the initiation of some PT led cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs in the UK and developed several assessment tools and informational packets. In the US she has worked in various practice settings like acute-care, SNF, home health, and out-patient and has been actively involved in continued workplace education and journal club. She enjoys teaching and has taught in several professional courses in UK, NZ, India. She has also lectured for the San Diego district of CPTA and presented a CEU course for UCI, California. Komal has a keen interest in research and has presented her work at international conferences. She served as a reviewer for the journal for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC). Her academic achievements include a survey on rehabilitation of ventilated patients in the ICU looking into rehabilitation techniques used at different stages of weaning. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and her article titled "Effects of Body Position on Gas Exchange in relation to Mechanical Ventilation and Ventilation-perfusion Matching" earned her an ACPRC Medic-Aid Award. Komal Deokule is one of the few Board-Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist in the nation with extensive international clinical experience. The combination of her broad clinical, teaching and research experience not only makes her a competent Physical Therapist but also demonstrates her passion for her profession. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Komal Deokule "At Vital Physical Therapy, our philosophy is to provide individualized, evidence-based, and comprehensive physical therapy services catering to each client's unique needs. We are a niche out-patient Physical Therapy practice specializing in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy. We believe in delivering compassionate care and empowering our patients with tools that they can use to help them heal and stay healthy."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Komal Deokule does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Balance Training
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Exercise Program
  • Mobility Exercise
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Post-Isometric Exercise Relaxation Technique
  • Post-Operative Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Operative Physical Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Management
  • Spine Physical Therapy
  • Spine Rehabilitation Exercises
  • Strengthening Exercise
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • M.S.University Baroda, India
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University College London, Uk
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • M.S. University, Baroda, India
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Uiversity College London, Uk
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmoanry Clinical Specialist
    Other Education | Completed 2012

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

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R Popat – Jul 28, 2018
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Excellent work! I highly recommend if your looking for someone that is going to set you straight into recovery! Komal knew exactly how to fix my shoulder (upper trapezius) and what stretches and excercises to focus on. The one-on-one was exactly what I needed and her attention to detail through...Read More
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Aida in San Diego, CA – Jul 25, 2018
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Dr. Komal has changed my life! Before physical therapy with her I was resigned to just live with my incontinence and pelvic pain problems. After her treatment program I am able to live a normal life, go on road trips and do any exercise! All with no pain and no incontinence. She is so warm and...Read More
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Jillian Peterson in San Diego, CA – Sep 06, 2017
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Komal helped me after I had a hip replacement. I had other issues and she worked hard to get me back on track so I could resume my life. She explained everything well. She was picky ( her words) and I really appreciated that she cared enough to make sure I was doing the exercises correctly. Working...Read More
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San Diego, CA – May 04, 2017
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Komal is extremely knowledgeable and up-to-date with her treatment programs. She takes the time to explain what you are doing, demonstrates the moves, and stays with you and coaches you with amazing patience and dedication.
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jg in San Diego, CA – Oct 23, 2016
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