Mike is an orthotic and prosthetic clinician practicing with Hanger Clinic and has been working in the field since 2012. Over the course of his career, he has worked within various settings and roles, including evaluating and fitting devices in nationally recognized hospitals such as Duke Raleigh and UMass, working alongside doctors and physical therapists at a large orthopedic clinic in the Minneapolis area (TCO), providing care within skilled nursing facilities and private practices, guest lecturing within classroom environments such as Boston University, and attending clinics at various rehab hospitals such as Fairlawn Rehab. He enjoys helping patients of all ages and with a diverse range of diagnoses. He is particularly passionate about developing patient relationships and working through their challenges as a team.
Prior to his clinical roles, Mike worked as a technician for many years and continues to use this foundation and interest to provide his patients with efficient care and access to emerging technologies. His undergraduate studies included art/design and engineering, and he enjoys the intersection of the two within O&P to manufacture devices that both fit his patients’ aesthetics and maximize their mobility.
Education and Certifications
- Concordia University, Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics, 2021
- ABC Certified Pedorthist, Kennesaw State University’s Academy of Pedorthic Science, 2016
- ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics, St. Petersburg College, 2015
- University of North Carolina, Bachelor of Arts, 2005