Kevin Carroll is an accomplished healthcare professional with more than 35 years of experience as a practicing prosthetist, visionary researcher, and skilled educator. As Vice President of Lower Extremity Prosthetics for Hanger Clinic, Kevin travels nationally and internationally presenting scientific symposiums and managing clinics for difficult prosthetic cases, and his commitment to improving prosthetics has placed him at the forefront of numerous prosthetic breakthroughs.
Kevin is an American Board Certified Prosthetist and has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics, one of the highest honors of the profession. He is the co-developer of the patented Hanger ComfortFlex™ Socket System and the first prosthetic tail for Winter – the dolphin featured in the movie, “DolphinTale.”
Kevin’s guiding philosophy is simple: people first. By listening to each person’s thoughts and concerns, and understanding their unique situations, he has found a sure path to assisting people in their rehabilitation. He specializes in the care of older adults and has a degree in gerontology, enhancing his expertise in this area.
He is a member of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, a professional advisor for the Amputee Coalition, a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, and a member of the British Association of Prosthetics and Orthotics (BAPO).
Kevin’s practice began in his native country of Ireland in 1978 at the National Medical Rehabilitation Center in Dublin. In 1984, he moved to the United States, and later became Vice President of Prosthetics for Nova Care Sabolich, and then Vice President of Lower Extremity Prosthetics for Hanger Clinic. He has since appeared on many news broadcasts such as Dateline, 20/20, CBS Early Show, NBC Nightly News, ABC’s Good Morning America, and the Discovery Channel.