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Insights from our prosthetists about new technology, advances in prosthetics, & more

Jerry Vella, CPO

March 14, 2022

Jerry achieved his Bachelor of Health Science degree at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia as well as his Masters of Prosthetics & Orthotics. While studying nursing, he undertook a …

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Art Molnar, CPO

November 8, 2012

After graduating from University of Memphis in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Art immediately continued on his path toward clinical prosthetics. He achieved his American Board Certification in …

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Ian Fothergill, BOCP

October 20, 2012

Ian received a Bachelor of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland in 1993. He then spent two years as a clinical prosthetist at …

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Jamie Vandersea, CPO

June 8, 2011

Jamie serves as the Lead upper limb prosthetist for Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics. At MCOP, Jamie is focused on providing his patients with advanced upper limb prosthetic care and …

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Ben Koch, CP

November 12, 2006

Ben achieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Health Services from Saint Joseph’s University where he was awarded an academic and track scholarship. Following graduation, Ben started working as …

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