Kristina Hedum, DPT

Kristina Hedum, DPT

  • Specialty

    Physical Therapy

  • Location


  • Education

    Doctorate of Physical Therapy (2020)
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, NE


Kristina Hedum holds a doctorate in physical therapy and is driven to make a positive impact in her patients’ lives. She comes to OPA with experience in a variety of settings, from in-patient acute care at a medical center to outpatient care in a private physical therapy practice. While earning her degrees, she worked as a PT technician and later as a wellness assistant for older adults – instructing group fitness classes and assisting participants with individual programs.

As a volunteer, Hedum has helped countless individuals with disabilities through Special Olympics, iCan Bike, Go Baby Go, Quality Living Inc and other programs. When she’s not putting her professional skills to work in the community, Hedum enjoys hiking, skiing and camping with her husband. She is a lifelong Alaskan and is fluent in Russian.


    Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine


    Bachelor of Health Sciences, Cum Laude (2015)
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    Anchorage, AK

    Associate of Arts, Cum Laude (2013)
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    Anchorage, AK


    University of Alaska Anchorage Dean’s List, 2011-2015


    American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider


    American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)


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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