Specialties: Prosthetics: Below knee and above knee prosthetics, vacuum assisted suction prosthetic sockets, MAS above knee prosthetic sockets. Orthotics: KAFO design, and stance control KAFOs, AFO design for complicated presentations. Charcot walkers. Spinal Orthotic design.
Training & Education:
University of Washington – Seattle, WA, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 2001
University of Washington – Seattle, WA, Bachelor of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics, 2001
American Board Certified in Prosthetics & Orthotics
Washington State Licensed
Joined CPO: 2005
Special Interests: Doug remains active in the Prosthetic and Orthotic business community by participating in the Washington Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (WOPA) as president from 2006-2007, and now serves as vice-president.
On Patients: “My expertise and interest is in lower limb prosthetics, where I cherish the chance to get my patients walking again for the first time following their amputation.”
On the Field of P&O: “As a Prosthetist Orthotist, I strive to improve mobility and comfort by incorporating practical solutions tailored to the patient’s specific needs and desires. I obtained my Prosthetic and Orthotic experience in local facilities from the Olympic peninsula to North Seattle .”
On CPO: “CPO is known for their ability to treat challenging cases and to fabricate well-made, well-fitting devices. It is my duty and pleasure as the East side manager to do this while keeping an eye on customer service.”
Personal Information: Doug was born in Seattle and raised on the Eastside. Prior to entering the field, I formed a construction business on the Eastside to help finance my education. In addition, I am active in the volunteer sector, most notably with the organization, Baltic Blessings. My involvement centers on obtaining medical equipment and medical samples to be used in Baltic countries in need. I enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as snow boarding and water skiing, in my spare time. I also like to camp with my wife and two daughters.