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Modesto Hernandez III, DPT


A native of the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Modesto Hernandez III graduated in the top five of his class from Edcouch-Elsa High School in 1996. He earned his Bachleor of Arts degree in Organizational Behavior & Management (OBM) from Brown University in the Spring of 2000. After extensive course work, clinical training and successful presentation of his independent research dissertation, Dr. Hernandez earned his Professional Doctorate degree from A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences in the Fall of 2004.



Dr. Hernandez passed the Physical Therapy Board Exam in February of 2005, and began his career as a Licensed Rehab Director for a Physician-Owned Outpatient Rehab Facility (ORF) in Weslaco, Texas. Dr. Hernandez later founded BenchMark Physical Therapy in 2007 with these goals in mind: To build strong, collaborative relationships with members of the RGV Medical Community; to produce the best possible patient outcomes and to educate patients to better care for themselves and avoid recurrent injury.


BenchMark Physical Therapy
1400 N. Westgate Drive, Ste. 203
Weslaco, Texas 78599
 Tel: 956.969.1496
Fax: 956.969.1497