Staff

Our staff speaks several, different languages for your loved one’s convenience, including Spanish, 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, Kuan-Chen 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, Deep 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. Arpana 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. In her free time, Toby 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, Samina 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 in 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, Monica enjoys powerlifting and other forms of weight training, reading books, and eating good food.
  • Hayley Lee Physical Therapy Aide
    Hayley is a 200-hour certified yoga teacher and recent SJSU graduate with a B.S. in Kinesiology. She is passionate about holistic health and creating inclusive spaces for all bodies to move. In her spare time, you can find Hayley climbing or hiking outdoors.
  • Amy Quach Physical Therapy Aide
    Amy Quach was born and raised in San Jose California. She is currently attending San Jose State University and hopes to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. In her spare time, Amy enjoys being with her friends and family. She speaks Vietnamese.
  • Stephanie Nguyen Physical Therapy Aide
    Stephanie is currently a student at SJSU, majoring in Kinesiology. She hopes to become a physical therapist in the future. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her loved ones and playing basketball.
  • 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, Dorthy enjoys traveling, baking and spending quality time with her family. She speaks Vietnamese.
  • Franchesca Grande Front Office
    Franchesca was born and raised in the Bay Area and recently graduated from the University of Nevada Reno. She loves exploring new coffee shops, spending time with friends/family and helping others. She also speaks Spanish!
  • Aaron Banlao Front Office
    Aaron was born and raised in Milpitas, CA. He is a graduate from California State University, East Bay with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys golfing, listening to music, spending time with friends & family, eating good food, and learning how to program.
  • 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.