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Residency Program

Northern Prosthetics & Orthopedic Announces Innovative NCOPE Residency Program: Shaping the Future of Prosthetic and Orthotic Care 

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
 

PHONE

815-226-0444
 

LOCATION

2629 CHARLES ST

ROCKFORD IL 61108
UNITED STATES

Mission Statement 

Our mission is to cultivate residents who are not only skilled clinicians but also empathetic healthcare providers. We strive to create an environment that encourages critical thinking, continuous learning, and professional development. Our program emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration, ensuring our residents gain experience working alongside a diverse team of healthcare professionals.

Residency Director
Vikram Choudhary CPO
Residency Director

Residency Program Details

Northern Prosthetics & Orthopedic is actively seeking motivated individuals for our Prosthetic and Orthotic Residency program. This program is centered around patient care and offers a comprehensive learning experience.

Our clinicians are highly skilled, specializing in cutting-edge prosthetic and orthotic technologies. This expertise encompasses microprocessor-controlled prosthetic systems, advanced myo-electric upper limb prosthetics with pattern recognition, innovative sub-ischial socket designs, and state-of-the-art orthotic systems.

 

The program includes both internal and external educational opportunities, collaborations with various O&P manufacturers, and exposure to specialized patient care and clinical skills.

 

We employ advanced imaging and fabrication techniques, including scanning, 3D printing, and in-house fabrication lab. Residents will also gain insights into documentation, medical necessity establishment, and outcome measure data analysis for evidence-based care.  

 

Responsibilities include:

- Performing and documenting detailed clinical evaluations.
- Establishing and justifying medical necessity for O&P devices.
- Learning and applying modifications on plaster models and CAD software.
- Participating in the fitting, gait training, and follow-up of O&P devices.
- Assisting with administrative tasks related to clinical operations.
- Engaging in community awareness, marketing, educational services.
- Adhering to protocols in patient privacy, compliance, and professional ethics.

 

 For inquiries, please contact the residency director at the email address.

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