Rocco P&O – Here to Improve your Quality of Life

It is the mission of Rocco Prosthetic & Orthotic Center Inc. to be an honest, straight-forward business, faithful to our patients, our referral sources, our employees, and our profession. It is our mission to be the leader in our field, to be the best-managed, best-qualified providers of prosthetic and orthotic services of all types in the area and to consistently achieve successful outcomes. It is our mission to treat our co-workers and our patients with respect, so that all of us can enjoy a good quality of life.

Meet The Team

Here are the individuals that make the Rocco P&O mission happen – expanding the good quality of life.

Richard Rocco, Jr.
Richard Rocco, Jr.Owner, CPO/LPO
In 1992, Rocco Prosthetic and Orthotic Center, Inc. (RPOC) was formed by Richard Rocco Jr., bringing over two decades of experience to the patient community. RPOC provides state of the art Prosthetic and Orthotic services. Mr. Rocco has specialized in all phases of custom and durable medical prosthetic and orthotic devices.
As a former Naval Corpsman, he brings to the practice experience and techniques unequaled in the field today. RPOC’s forte is the design and fitting of the most advanced prosthetic and orthotic designs found in the world today. Aside from his routine experience in orthotics and prosthetics, Mr. Rocco has spent 5 years providing services to the Shriner’s Burn Institute of Cincinnati. He was also a consulting Practitioner on the faculty of Northwestern University for several years. His duties included presenting semi-annual seminars for Northwestern’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Residents on fabrication, design, and fitting of devices for acute thermal injuries. He is also a treatment consultant to orthotists and prosthetists worldwide.
Thomas M. Wilson
Thomas M. WilsonCO, C.Ped, LO, L.Ped.
Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Kentucky and began his career in the Orthotic profession in 1976 as an orthotic technician. After graduating from Northern Kentucky University in 1985, he passed the technical boards as a Certified Technician (Orthotics) from the American Board for Certification. In 1995, he passed the medical board examinations for Pedorthics, earning the title Certified
Pedorthist. Several years later, he also earned the title Certified Pedorthist from the Board for Certification. In 1998, Mr. Wilson passed the Orthotic Board Examination from the Board for Orthotic Certification earning him the title Certified Orthotist. Shortly thereafter, he earned the additional title of Orthotic Certification from The American Board for Certification. Mr. Wilson is also a licensed practitioner in Kentucky and Ohio.
Mr. Wilson has presented many public and professional lectures on Orthotics and Pedorthics. He has also taught an orthotic course at the Indiana University Medical College at Gary, Indiana as part of the International Human Cadaver Prosecution Program since 2013. As a practitioner with over 43 years of experience and maintaining the high standards of patient care and participating in ongoing continuing education, he is confident that he can address any orthotic or pedorthic need necessary to meet all his patient needs.
Kurt R. Rocco
Kurt R. RoccoCPOA
Kurt is an American Board Certified Prosthetic and Orthotic Assistant. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Mount Union in 2010 all while being a member of the football program. He is currently working on his master’s degree (MSOP) at Concordia University St. Paul. Kurt grew up working part-time at his father’s shop. He knew becoming a prosthetist and orthotist was something he wanted to do in the future. Working as a prosthetist/ orthotist is a natural fit for him as he enjoys working with his hands, is very analytical and enjoys helping people.

Lance M. Valentine
Lance M. ValentineMSPO, Orthotic Resident
As the grandson of a former amputee Lance understands firsthand the difficulties facing new amputees. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry at Marietta College. He then we on to receive a Master’s of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics at the University of Pittsburgh.
Matthew Warder
Matthew WarderOrthotic & Prosthetic Technician
Matt has been an orthotic and prosthetic technician for over twenty years, with his career beginning at Rocco Prosthetic and Orthotic Center. Over the years, Matt has become an expert at manufacturing, modifying and repairing all types of prosthetic and orthotic devices.
Matt has also become a valuable part of the company as Lab manager, and by implementing his techniques he has save countless labor hours not only with the lab staff, but the professional staff as well. His passionate, caring and talented demeanor has earned the respect of everyone he works with including our patients.

Our Story

Here is a quick look of how Rocco P&O came to be. We look forward to taking care of patients for many years to come!

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