Research/Areas of Interest:
Ben's work has included publications in cost and outcomes research, diagnostic accuracy and nonlinear approaches to understanding athletic injuries. His current research interests are in nonlinear dynamical systems and the application of tools from this area to non-contact injury prediction.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Duke University, 2004
  • Master of Science, Western Washington University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science, Western Washington University, 1997


Benjamin Stern MS, DPT has practiced for over 17 years in an outpatient orthopedic setting. In addition to lecturing in the Orthopedic Residency Program at HonorHealth, Ben has published in multiple journals and textbooks, including "Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests: An Evidence-Based Approach", Spine, the British Journal of Sports Medicine and JAMA. Ben has received a patent, written multiple grant proposals and his research has been funded by NIH.