Chief Clinical Consultant for
Physical Rehabilitation Services
CAPT Scott Gaustad
Whiteriver Service Unit
200 Hospital Drive
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Phone: (928) 338-3648
Fax: (928) 338-3522
CAPT Scott Gaustad, PT, MPT, GCS, SCS, CSCS, CCHP is a United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officer serving at the Whiteriver Indian Health Hospital. He is a board certified orthopedic, geriatric and sports clinical specialist with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). CAPT Gaustad is also a board certified wound care specialist, strength and conditioning specialist and correctional health care professional. He is a Fellow of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. CAPT Gaustad’s clinical roles and interests have led him to belong to several sections of the APTA which include Orthopedic, Hospital Policy and Administration, Electrophysiology and Wound Management, Federal, and Education. He is an active participant in the APTA’s Health Promotion and Wellness, Foot and Ankle, and Balance and Falls Special Interest Groups. CAPT Gaustad is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
CAPT Gaustad received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Physical Therapy degrees from Northern Arizona University. He was commissioned in the United States Public Health Service in 1995. He began his Indian Health Service career at the Whiteriver Indian Hospital in 2006. His main clinical interests are in advanced wound care and health promotion and disease prevention.
CAPT Gaustad is also interested in networking and/or establishing dialogue with anyone who is interested in raising the health of American Indian or Alaska Native Peoples through the utilization of physical or occupational therapies, speech-language pathology, and Audiology services.
Please contact CAPT Scott Gaustad by phone or email.
Clinical Resources & GuidelinesThe rehabilitation specialists and clinicians, providing care for American Indian and Alaskan Natives, have submitted this information for reference by other providers in the field. Many of these tools may be unique to the population we serve.
Please continue to check this page as information will be added on an ongoing basis.
Links of Interest
- Physical Rehabilitation Services Web Site
- American Diabetes Association
- American Occupational Therapy Association
- American Physical Therapy Association
- American Speech Hearing Association
- Association For the Advancement of Wound Care
- Clinical Resources and Literature Search
- Commissioned Corp Management Information
- Indian Health Service Home Page
- IHS Clinical Support Center
- IHS Division of Program Statistics
- IHS FACT Sheets
- IHS Loan Repayment Program
- National Council on Aging
- National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health
- United States Public Health Service Therapist Category Information