Staff

Our staff speaks several, different languages for your loved one’s convenience, including pish, Vietnamese, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi, Tagalog, and Cantonese.

  • Saad E. Shaban, PT
    Physical Therapist, Founder

    Saad was born and raised in Kasta, Egypt. He obtained his physical therapy degree at Cairo University, Egypt in 1976.

  • Shashi Brahmbhatt, PT, MHS, MBA
    Physical Therapist, CEO

    Shashi was born and raised in India. He gained experience in the early part of his career working in Chicago and Indianapolis in hospital and outpatient settings.

  • Jamil Frank Juan, PT
    Physical Therapist

    Jamil was born and raised in the Phillippines. In 2002, he received his degree in Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Sto. Tomas.

  • Kuan-Chen Tseng, PT, DPT
    Physical Therapist

    Kuan-Chen received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda Univerity. She enjoys treating patients with neck and shoulder dysfunction symptoms. She also enjoys helping patients with knee problems due to sports related injuries. In her free time, she enjoys traveling. She speaks Mandarin.

  • Chao-Jung Hsu, PT, PhD
    Physical Therapist

    Chao-Jung earned her doctorate degree from the University of Florida in 2014. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and utilizes her research background to develop creative exercise programs for her patients. Her clinical interests include orthopedic rehabilitation for the lower extremity, as well as working with athletes to help them return to sports participation. She speaks Mandarin.

  • Vidhi Patel, PT
    Physical Therapist

    Vidhi Patel earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in 2019. She is proficient in treating a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, and vestibular conditions. She is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati.

  • Anshoo Shah, PT
    Physical Therapist

    Anshoo pursued her Master’s in Physical Therapy in Cardio-Pulmonary in 2014. She has experience in orthopedic outpatient as well as inpatient. She enjoys taking care of patients and likes to work with post operative cases, shoulder and knee along with sports injuries. She loves dancing and traveling to different places. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati.

  • Deep Patel, PTA
    Physical Therapist Assistant

    Deep was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. In 2017, he graduated as a Physical Therapist Assistant and now has two years of experience in both outpatient and home health physical therapy. In his free time, he loves playing sports and is a big Warriors fan.

  • Arpana Thakar, PTA
    Physical Therapist Assistant

    Arpana completed her Bachelor’s of Physical Therapy in India 2015 and her Master’s in Kinesiology from Dallas Baptist University 2017. She has been practicing as a Physical Therapist Assistant since August 2019. She enjoys reading and is a huge Harry Potter fan. She also considers herself a big foodie. She speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

  • Angel Herrera
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Angel grew up in Southern California. He enjoys working out and taking trips with friends and family. He is fluent in pish.

  • Hank Pham
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Hank is a graduate from Loma Linda University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He enjoys cooking Italian and Japanese food in his spare time. He speaks Vietnamese.

  • Toby Martinez
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Toby recently graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BS in Human Biology. She hopes to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. On her free time she likes playing soccer, working out, and overall being outdoors.

  • Sanmina Pham
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Sanmina was born and raised in San Jose, California. She is currently pursuing a B.S. in Public Health and a minor in accounting. She plans to apply to physical therapy school in the near future. In her free time, she enjoys working out, photography and attending concerts. She speaks Vietnamese.

  • Leslie Cisneros
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Leslie Cisneros is attending San Jose State University majoring in Kinesiology. She loves to hike, workout, and be with family on her spare time. She also speaks pish.

  • Vivian Truong
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Vivian Truong is currently studying at the University of the Pacific with a major in Health, Exercise, and Sports sciences. She is also a Division 1 swimmer for UOP. Some of Vivian’s hobbies include hiking with her dog, surfing, snorkeling, and camping!

  • Monica Orosa
    Physical Therapy Aide

    Monica was born in the Philippines and moved to the US when she was nine years old. She graduated from San Jose State in 2020 with a BS in Kinesiology and is currently working towards entering physical therapy school. In her spare time, she enjoys powerlifting and other forms of weight training, reading books, and eating good food.

  • Dorthy Nguyen
    Front Office

    Dorthy was born and raised in San Jose, California. She is graduated from San Jose State University with a B.S. in Public Health concentration in Health Services Administration and a minor in Business. Dorthy has been a part of the Golden Hills family since 2017. At GHPT, she works closely with other staff members and patients to coordinate patient care. She strives to make sure patients’ needs are met and wants to help in any way she can. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking and spending quality time with her family. She speaks Vietnamese.

  • Tianna Nguyen
    Practice Manager

    Tianna is a graduate from the University of California, Irvine, with a B.S. in Biology. You can usually find her working away in the back office, but she loves to say hi and stay updated with all the patients when she gets the chance to come up. She is fan of all Bay Area sports teams, especially the Warriors and the Niners. She is always on the lookout for the best boba spots in San Jose. She speaks Vietnamese.