Harry “JR” Brandt, Collier Practitioner

Harry "JR" Brandt

Harry “JR” Brandt

 

CO, Director of Orthotics

JR@CollierOandP.com

Sacramento: 916-979-9729

East Bay: 925-943-1119

 

  • Member, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP)
  • Previous O&P Department Manager at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California
  • CCS Paneled Orthotist: Certified since 1989 specializing in all types of Spinal, Upper and Lower extremity orthoses
  • NPI 1902246382

JR Brandt, Director of Orthotics

Responsible for the company’s overall Orthotic program operations and personnel as well as the Orthotic and Prosthetic fabrication processes. Maintain current quality and production process of proprietary R Wrap AFO’s, act as a resource to new and existing referral sources and participate in established clinics which include the Northern California Veterans Administration’s O&P Clinics, California Children’s Services and Northern California Kaiser Hospitals Inpatient/Outpatient Clinics.

EDUCATION

  • Prince George’s Community College – Largo, Maryland (May 1990)
  • A.A. Degree in General Studies with emphasis on Small Business Management/Business Administration and Psychology.
  • Continuing Education Annual Records

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc. – C.O., 3610 (Current)
  • Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification, Inc. – B.O.C.O., C12193 (Current)
  • Paneled Certified Orthotist, California Children’s Services (CCS), (Current)
  • Licensed Orthotist, State of Tennessee, L.O. 131(Current)
  • C.L.E.A.R. Advanced Training for Investigator/Inspector (December 2007)
  • C.L.E.A.R. Basic Training for Investigator/Inspector (August 2007)
  • American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc. – R.T.O/C.T.O., 715 (Retired)
  • Camp International – Certification in Fitting (June 1982)
  • Previous Welding Certifications in GTAW and SMAW for Titanium, Inconel and Stainless Steel

AFFILIATIONS

  • Ex Officio, B.O.C. Board of Directors
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Preventative Foot Health (Current)
  • Immediate Past Chairman, B.O.C. Board of Directors (2005 to 2007)
  • Member, B.O.C. /A.B.C. Negotiation Team (2004 to 2005)
  • Chairman, B.O.C. Board of Directors (2002 to 2004)
  • Vice Chairman, B.O.C. Board of Directors (1997 to 2002)
  • Various Appointments, B.O.C. Board of Directors (1994 to 2005)
  • Member, A.C.P.O.C. Association for Children’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics (Current)
  • Member, A.A.O.P. American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (Current)
  • Leader, Region D DEMERC Advisory Committee, O&P A Team (2006 to 2013)
  • Assistant Leader, Region D DEMERC Advisory Committee, O&P A Team (2004 to 2006)
  • Member, Region D DEMERC Advisory Committee, O&P A Team (2002 to Present)
  • Member, Orthotics & Prosthetics Advisory Group, State of California Department of Health Services,
  • Medi-Cal Operations Division, (1998 to 2004)
  • Board Member, C.O.P.A. California Orthotics and Prosthetics Association (1999 to Present)

PRESENTATIONS

  • Introduction to the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC) Beijing, China (April 2006)
  • Introduction to the Reciprocating Gait Orthosis (RGO) Beijing and Jinan, China (April 2006) Fillauer/Sunrise Companies
  • Measuring, Assembly, Fitting and Adjusting the Reciprocating Gait Orthosis (RGO) Guangzhou, Beijing, Wuhan and Jinan, China (June 2006) Fillauer/Sunrise Companies
  • Fillauer/Sunrise Companies product display and Q and A at the 2006 National Symposium on Diagnosis of Foot and Ankle Disease Beijing, China (2006)
  • Management of Mid and Transmetatarsal Amputations, Louisiana Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists. Baton Rouge, LA. (May 17, 2008)
  • Beyond the Patient Room: Taking Care of the Health of Your Career, American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Orlando, FL. (September 29, 2010)
  • Orthotics Session Moderator, American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Las Vegas, NV. (February 20, 2011)
  • ABC/BOC Facility Accreditation Q and A, American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association National Assembly, Las Vegas, NV. (February 20, 2011)
  • Sustainable Business Practices, Amoena Power Symposium, Las Vegas, NV. (March 8, 2011)
  • Beyond the Patient Room: Taking Care of the Health of Your Career, Essentially Women, Glendale, AZ. (April 4, 2011)
  • Retail Roundtable, Amoena Power Symposium, Las Vegas, NV. (March 6, 2012)
Orthotics/Prosthetics and DME Consulting – United States

Partner – Consultants PRN/consultantsprn.com – 2008 This business provides services, training and education in DMEPOS facility accreditation preparation, continuing compliance, profit recovery, web services and clinical education.

Orthotics and Prosthetics Consulting – International

Consultant – Self-employed in December 2006 as a consultant for various Orthotic and Prosthetic Manufacturers, focusing on business and clinical development for China, as well as the USA. Contracts included; Clinical development and product specialist for Northern California Medical, Collier Rehabilitation Systems/Orthotics and Prosthetics, Sunrise O&P, The Fillauer Companies and Boston Brace International; O&P claims specialist at Ancillary Care Management; C.M.S. Facility Accreditation Specialist at Consultants PRN; C.M.S. Facility Surveyor/Investigator/Inspector at The Board of Certification/Accreditation, Intl. (BOC).

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California

Employed in April 1991 as Manager/Orthotist responsible for the overall operations of the Orthotic/Prosthetic Department.