Nolan Ripple, PT, DPT, Clinic Director
Nolan Ripple is a Physical Therapist and originally from Phoenix, AZ. One of 4 boys, he grew up with strong family dynamics, and witnessed medicine early on from watching his dad practice as an Orthopedic surgeon. He attended Brophy Prep high school, a Jesuit school in Phoenix committed to excellence and fostering growth in adolescence. From there, he moved to the PNW and attended/graduated from University of Portland, OR with a BS in Biology. While at University of Portland, he played collegiate lacrosse and was heavily involved in school leadership. After college graduation, he relocated to Colorado and earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, CO in May 2018. During PT school, Nolan became an avid runner, and competed in 10+ marathons and 10+ ultramarathons across the country. His PR is a 100 mile footrace in 17 hours 30 minutes. Being focused and committed to excellence in work, sport, and relationships has been important to Nolan throughout his life. Most recently, Nolan and fiance, Clara, moved to the beautiful PNW to reside in Seattle with his future in-laws. He is excited to be a part of the Highline team and serve as a leader, role model, and PT at the Burien clinic.