Certified Prosthetist, Licensed Prosthetist
Cara has over 20 years working in the prosthetics profession. She serves as the Gainesville Practice Manager, Lead Prosthetist, and Residency Director.
Cara’s education started with a Mechanical Engineering Degree with a concentration in bioengineering from Kettering University. She is a graduate of The Northwestern University Prosthetics Program. She spent her first eight years in patient care, gaining experience in technical fabrication, patient care, and patient education. She then worked for major prosthetics manufacturer in clinical services, research and development, product management and marketing, in the US as well as Australia. Cara has traveled the world working with practitioners on patient care best practices.
Cara specializes in using video movement analysis for the orthotic and prosthetic profession. While working with clinicians globally, she found video to be a common language that she could use to show others her clinical decision process. This work now helps to show and quantify the care we provide to our patients and their physicians.
Cara also received a Master’s Degree in Education, which helps to serve our patients and community by providing educational content that is fun and interactive.
“I’m excited to bring my global experiences of the prosthetics profession to the Gainesville Community.”