Gina is an ABC-certified orthotist for Hanger Clinic in Denver, with nearly twenty years of experience. She specializes in pediatric orthotics, with expertise in infant skull deformation (plagiocephaly), anterior chest-wall deformities (pectus carinatum), and adolescent spinal deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis), plus orthotic management of club foot, congenital hip dysplasia, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, and Blount’s disease.
Gina started her career with Hanger Clinic in the Southwest region, working closely with the physicians and neurosurgeons at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She spent 10 years working at Hanger Clinic’s Pediatric clinic in Phoenix, AZ, cultivating her skills in cranial orthoses while developing a tremendous passion for the pediatric population. During this time, she also began instructing and contributing to Insignia scanning and cranial remolding courses. She is a Subject Matter Expert for Hanger Clinic in cranial orthotics and has made substantial contributions to their Clinical Practice Guidelines, including the orthotic management of plagiocephaly and pectus carinatum.
Currently, she works in the central Denver clinic, serving as a cranial mentor, an education contributor, and a leading pediatric orthotic specialist for the region. She continues to be dedicated to the pediatric community, always finding meaningful interaction with her patients and families.
Gina resides in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two kids, where she enjoys tending to her expansive garden and exploring Denver’s culinary treasures, and does NOT ski, camp, or run marathons.
- Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona, 2000
- Post-Graduate Certification in Orthotics, Newington Certificate Program, 2004
- Current Treatment Protocols for Non-Synostotic Infant Skull Deformities; The Academy TODAY; September 2012.
- Pectus Carinatum: An Orthotic Approach; The O&P Edge; April 2013