Kirk L. Ferris, CPO

December 2011, Gettysburg, Pa- Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. recently opened its tenth Prosthetic & Orthotic patient care facility in seven years in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. 

“Opening the Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania office allows us to meet the needs of our growing patient population in Pennsylvania,” explains Ability CEO, Clint McKinley, “The tenth Ability office marks the first organic opening since Ability purchased BridgePoint Medical in January.  Mechanicsburg represents the first office of our next phase of growth.”

Ability Mechanicsburg will be operated by Kirk Ferris, CPO, who has been with the company for over four years.  Ability has become a “model of efficiency” under the company’s COO, CPO & Founder, Jeffrey Brandt.  Ability outsources 100% of its fabrication and utilizes electronic medical records.  Ability has grown to ten offices in just seven years with patient care centers in five states with more offices scheduled to open in 2012. 

The office is located in PinnacleHealth’s Fredricksen Center at 2005 Technology Parkway, Suite 200, Mechanicsburg, Pa, 17050.  Ability Mechanicsburg office hours are 8am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday; please call 717-458-8429 or visit us at

A grand opening celebration is being planned for the spring.  


About Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc.  Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. was founded in 2004 in Gettysburg, Pa with a mission to provide patients with the most advanced and innovative prosthetic and orthotic care and devices available in a streamlined, efficient, patient-centered model of care.  Ability was recently profiled in the February & October 2006 issues of Fortune Small Business, March 2007, September 2008 and March 2010 issues of O&P Edge, March 2010 edition of Rehab Management, March 2009 issue of Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation and most recently on the Fox Business News, National Science Foundation’s Whisker Robots, NBC’s Today Show and ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition.  Ability operates ten patient care centers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and southeast.  Visit to find out more about how an orthotic brace or artificial limb can enhance your quality of life.

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