Ray Diaz, Certified Orthotist

Ray Diaz

Certified Orthotist

Rdiaz@collieroandp.com

Sacramento: 916-979-9729

East Bay: 925-943-1119

 

Professional Highlights

Ray has been treating patients for the past 19 years, having worked at the University of California of San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital.

Ray specializes in trauma orthotics, problem fractures, and pediatric and adult patients. Ray is a C.C.S. paneled provider and has provided pediatric services to clinics in the Bay Area. Ray attended weekly orthopedic clinic with Lucille Packard’s Children’s Stanford hospital Palo Alto and Emeryville. Ray enjoys making a difference in someone’s life, helping patients regain their function and confidence.

• American Board for Certification Certified Orthotist, 2004
• California Children’s Services (CCS) Paneled Certified Orthotist, 2004
• Board for Orthotist / Prosthetist Certification, Certification Orthotics, 2003
• Certified Orthotic Fitter, 1997

Education & Certifications

1997 — CERTIFIED ORTHOTIC FITTER

2003 — Board for Orthotist / Prosthetist Certification CERTIFICATION ORTHOTICS

2004 — American Board for Certification CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

California Children’s Services (CCS) PANELED CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

Training

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Phat Brace System, Providence Nocturnal Scoliosis System, EMT, CPR

Experience

2014-2016

CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST/MOBILE UNIT MANAGER Diablo Prosthetics 0rthotics

  • Managed a fully operational mobile unit that services the entire peninsula/bay area. Patients
    are seen in their homes, hospitals, or rehabilitation facilities
  • Treat patients at Stanford, John Muir, San Ramon Regional, and Valley Care Hospitals
  • Weekly orthopedic clinics with Lucille Packard’s Children’s hospital

2011-2014

REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Center for Independent Rehabilitative Services, Inc

  • Worked exclusively with Stanford and LPCH to treat all their inpatients and outpatients
  • Developing facilities
  • Clinical organization
  • Marketing
  • Oversight of several patient care facilities and staff
  • Responsible to ensure that all offices are current and up to date

2005 – 2011

CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital

  • Design, custom fit, and manufacture all types of orthoses and prostheses to meet the needs of the individual patient
  • Translate Spanish regularly for the Latin community
  • Treat pediatric and adult patients, with a strong emphasis in pediatric lower extremity orthoses and spinal bracing

1997 – 2005

CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, West, Inc., San Mateo, California

  • Modify and fabricate custom orthopedic braces for lower and upper extremities.
  • Provide fitting to patients daily for joint disorders, diabetes, fractures, and amputations
  • Consistently exceed production objectives