Eva Lyons, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Hand Therapist

Eva Lyons, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Hand Therapist

  • Specialty

    Rehabilitation of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder

  • Location


  • Education

    Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Cum Laude (2019)
    Creighton University/ University of Alaska Anchorage Pathway
    Omaha, NE

    Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (2019)
    L.E.N.D. Fellowship Training Program
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    Anchorage, Alaska

    Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Cum Laude (2010)
    Honors College at Washington State University
    Pullman, WA


A life-long Alaskan, Eva Lyons is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist specializing in treatment of acute and chronic pathology of the upper extremity for non-operative and post-operative conditions in the adult and pediatric populations.

Excelling in her education, Eva graduated Cum Laude with her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Creighton University. Prior to professional school, she doubled majored in Spanish and Psychology, while minoring in Business Administration from the Honors College at Washington State University.

Ms. Lyons is a provider who brings a holistic approach to care, tailoring treatments to meet the physical, functional and emotional needs of her patients. Having broad clinical experience in hospital based acute care, outpatient orthopedics and outpatient pediatric settings, she also brings to OPA experience and insights into working with individuals experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Ms. Lyons grew up highly involved in competitive sports and philanthropy, and for many years, played a key role in Special Olympics Alaska’s health program, “Healthy Athletes,” having served as the clinical director for the Strong Minds program – providing emotional health and wellness education to individuals.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, son, and dogs in the great outdoors.

    • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), Hand Therapy Certification Commission
    • Registered / Licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L), State of Alaska
    • Board Certification, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
    • Member of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
    • Member of Alaska Occupational Therapy Association (AKOTA)
    • Member of American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)


The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.

OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs), and total joint replacement.

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