Amira Mouad, CPO
Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Amira Mouad, CPO, is an American Board of Certification (ABC) certified prosthetist and orthotist in the Asheville office of Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Amira fell in love with the field of orthotics and prosthetics through her desire to help others achieve their goals while exercising her creativity. She began her career working with a prosthetic manufacturing company. Her time was spent gaining technical experience, specializing in elevated vacuum, and troubleshooting devices for other clinicians around the world.
In addition to her passion for working with amputees and advanced devices, Amira finds working with the pediatric population to be extremely rewarding.
In 2015, Amira gained additional certification as a cranial remolding specialist. She worked as the sole clinician under a pediatric craniofacial surgeon and neurosurgeon in private practice as well as at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital. She gained experience in remolding for positional deformities as well as designing, fitting, and monitoring orthoses for infants who have undergone endoscopic release for craniosynostosis.
Advancing her skills further in the field of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, in 2019 Amira gained certification for the Wood Cheaneau Rigo (WCR) scoliosis orthosis through Align Clinic in San Mateo, CA. She is the twelfth certified clinician in the US, fourteenth overall.
Amira attends annual conferences on topics focused on effectiveness, outcomes and improving the patient-practitioner experience through technology, documentation updates and a dedicated, team approach to patient care.
Accomplishments & Qualifications
- ABC Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist
- Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Central Florida
- Orthotics and Prosthetics certifications from Northwestern University in Chicago
- Member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) and the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)
- Certified Wood Cheneau Rigo (WCR) clinician through Align Clinic, San Mateo, CA