Staff

Joel Scherr, PT, OCS

Joel Scherr has been an owner of OPTA since January 2004. He has over 35 years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy and has been a certified Orthopedic Physical Therapy Specialist for over 10 years. Joel has attended numerous continuing education courses over the years, virtually all in the field of orthopedic physical therapy, and he continues to strive for more knowledge to better treat his patients. He believes that one should always continue to learn, no matter their age or experience level. Joel operates his own physical therapy clinic in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers.


Lider Chan DPT, MS

Lider graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s degree in Biokinesiology in 2001. He went on to get his DPT degree from USC in 2004. Lider has completed several continuing education courses. Lider uses the most up to date technology to get his patients the best care possible. Lider is happily married with two children, and he enjoys fast cars.