Meet the Bremerton Team

Brittany Dierking, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Brittany has been a Kitsap resident since childhood and grew up actively in the competitive gymnastics atmosphere as well as training in classical ballet and Olympic style weight lifting when she reached high school. Graduating from Olympic high school in Bremerton, Brittany continued her education at Olympic College pursuing her career in the medical field. Brittany has an Associates degree in applied science and Arts as well as a Physical Therapist Assistant degree graduating in 2019. Brittany is compassionate and a great listener. Combined with wanting to help others; she knew Physical Therapy would be a great career path improving people’s functional mobility allowing them to enjoy their lives more functionally.

In her spare time Brittany enjoys camping with her husband, friends and family. Spending time with her stepchildren, outdoor recreation, strength training, watching movies, and eating delicious food.


Andrew Vertson, PT, DPT, ATC

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Andrew received his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from California State University Fresno in 1991. He then earned his Masters degree of Physical Therapy in 1996 and his Doctorate degree of Physical Therapy in 2002 from Loma Linda University. He has also completed extensive post-graduate course work in orthopedic manual therapy through Kaiser-West Los Angeles and the Ola Grimsby Institute.

He has more than twenty-five years of clinical experience, and extensive continuing education in orthopedic physical therapy. During his career, he has worked with professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, in addition to numerous Olympic gold medalists as well as movie and television personalities.

Andrew’s main focus is returning his patients to life. This means helping the patient get back what makes them most happy! In his free time, Andrew enjoys cooking, flying as a private pilot, and traveling with his wife, Catherine.

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