Derek is a BOC-certified prosthetist/orthotist and Clinic Manager for Hanger Clinic in Sun City, Arizona.
With more than 23 years of experience in the orthotic and prosthetic field, he has an extensive clinical background in lower extremity customized socket designs, pediatric orthotic bracing, and sports medicine customized orthotic bracing solutions. As a Clinic Manager, he strongly believes in a team based approach to care with a focus on the highest possible outcomes for his patients.
Derek began his career in Arizona with Hanger Clinic, and over the years held Clinic Manager positions in Northern California, Gilbert and Mesa, Arizona; Columbia, South Carolina; and Las Vegas, Nevada. He finds enjoyment working with his team to create customized solutions based on his patient’s personal mobility goals.
Outside of work, Derek enjoys spending time with his wife and two teenage boys, golfing, coaching soccer, and trips to the beach.
- Bachelor, Northern Arizona University
- Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician and Fitter Certification, 2004
- Orthotic Certification, Board of Certification (BOC) , 2009
- Prosthetic Certification, Board of Certification (BOC) , 20011