Deborah graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in occupational therapy. She has worked in various levels of outpatient occupational therapy and rehabilitation for over 36 years before joining Ventura Orthopedics in 2016. A certified hand therapist, Deborah specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. She has extensive experience with splinting, physical agent modalities, peripheral nerve testing and tendon injuries.

Deborah recently moved from Las Vegas to Somis with her husband of 34 years, Richard, who is an architect. They have two grown children who are married (but still waiting on the grandchildren). Deborah enjoys gardening, crafts, cooking, visiting wineries, traveling and watching old movies.