> Margaret Rinehart Ayres, PT, PhD

Margaret Rinehart Ayres, PT, PhD



Dr. Rinehart Ayres is an independent contractor and part-time researcher in the School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. She specializes in oncology rehabilitation including the psychosocial concerns, recovery and patient education needs of women affected by breast cancer. She also educates healthcare providers about the physical therapy needs of women with breast cancer.

Dr. Rinehart Ayres has a research interest in breast reconstruction and lymphedema education and treatment. She has spoken at LBBC educational programs and served as a medical reviewer for our Guide to Understanding Lymphedema.