All of our offices are certified and meet all the standards required by the American Board of Certification, Medicare and other insurance companies.
Hittenberger Orthotics and Prosthetics has received Facility Accreditation and Practitioner Certification in orthotics and prosthetics awarded by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. The office has held this certification since 2002 with each certification period lasting three years. It is the highest level of accreditation achievable in this profession and we are proud to have the first facility in Sonoma and Marin Counties to receive it.
Founded in 1984, the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), is an independent, not-for-profit agency dedicated to increasing and meeting the demands for quality patient care by offering highly valued credentials for professionals and suppliers of comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) care. A BOC Orthotist (BOCO) is a healthcare professional who is qualified to provide and/or supervise the assessment, treatment plan development and implementation, follow-up, and practice management of people using prescribed orthotics. A BOCO is recognized professionally as having completed a rigorous education and training program that satisfies industry standards. To maintain certification status, practitioners need to complete a specific number of CE credit hours and demonstrate continuing competency through the completion of continuing education (CE) courses. Drew is recognized as a Certified Practitioner and a Certified Facility.
Certified in prosthetics
In addition to his certifications, Drew continues to maintain high standards of care and technical expertise by attending continuing education seminars and classes.