David McClernan, CPO, is an ABC-certified prosthetist/orthotist with over 25 years of experience in the field of orthotics and prosthetics. Throughout his career, Dave gained extensive expertise in working with all facets of complex orthotics and prosthetics, consistently focusing on ensuring the patient is at the center of his care.
Dave entered the profession as a prosthetic technician and obtained his degrees in Orthotics and Prosthetics from Northwestern University in 1998. His passion for the field of O&P led him to become Residency Director, actively ensuring the newest group of O&P professionals had the necessary knowledge and skills required to grow in their career.
Dave thrives on being a member of the patient care team, actively collaborating with patients, families/caregivers, physicians, and therapists to ensure positive patient outcomes. Outside of work, Dave enjoys being a dad to three great kids, (though not so little anymore) and husband to his childhood friend, Jodi.