About Us

Who we are

Founded in 2022 by Crescenta-Canada native Dr. Andre, Flintridge Physical Therapy is touted for its multifaceted facility offering quality physical therapy and fitness. FPT is a state-of-the-art movement enhancement center providing clients with expert knowledge and techniques to gain maximum strength, mobility and endurance. Dr. Andre’s commitment to his profession extends beyond his patients, he is ready to give back to his community and surrounding neighborhoods with the goal of enhancing client physical health and movement. We invite all community members to maintain and improve their physical health aspirations at Flintridge Physical Therapy.

Meet our staff

Dr. Andre Darbidian PT, DPT, Cert-VRS


As the founder of Flintridge Physical Therapy, Dr. Andre received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, CA. As a practitioner, Dr. Andre treats his patients with a holistic, multidisciplinary approach – crafting a customized treatment plan for each person. Dr. Andre works with patients of all ages and conditions using research-based clinical methodology. His areas of expertise include orthopedic, vestibular, pediatric, neuromuscular, and sports physical therapy. Dr. Andre received his certification as a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist from the American Musculoskeletal Institute and his certification as a certified exercise physiologist from the American College of Sports Medicine. In his spare time, Dr. Andre loves to explore new cuisines, catch the latest Marvel movie, and remain active by engaging in recreational sports such as weightlifting, soccer, basketball and snowboarding. 

Dr. Hannah Park PT, DPT, STOTT, CPI, CSCS


Dr. Hannah has experience in various rehabilitation settings, including inpatient rehab, acute bedside, and outpatient. Dr. Hannah is a fully certified STOTT Pilates instructor (CPI) in all pilates apparatuses (mat, reformer, cadillac, chair, ladder and barrels), and is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). She strongly values the principles of Pilates and incorporates it in her rehabilitative care. Dr. Hannah received her undergraduate degree in Hotel Administration at Cornell University, then made a career switch to physical therapy. She graduated from SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York and worked at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s hospital for a few years, before permanently moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles. She enjoys hiking and pilates as well as exploring new eateries.

Ron Panosian PTA 


Born and raised in Glendale, California, Ron’s passion for Physical Therapy stemmed from setbacks as a result of scoliosis, ultimately leading to his passion for wanting to help others increase their quality of life with movement as medicine. Ron’s hobbies include fitness and water sports such as wakeboarding along with long drives along the ocean coast listening to his favorite musical artists, such as Tory Lanez. His strongest points in treatment include bringing a personal touch to his patients by providing manual therapy along with advanced therapeutic exercises tailored to each diagnosis. 

Lupe Abrego 


Lupe is the friendly face behind the front desk at FPT.  Lupe plays a crucial role in ensuring that each patient's journey begins with a positive and supportive encounter.  Lupe has always been deeply passionate about the field of physical therapy. Her personal experiences with injuries have led her to frequently visit physical therapy clinics, where she discovered the significant benefits of the practice. She ignited a desire to contribute to it. She aims to undertake a program to become a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in the coming years. Outside of work, Lupe loves exploring new coffee shops, and maintains an active lifestyle through strength training, hiking, and spending quality time with her dog, Mylo.