Prosthetic Devices (Artificial Limbs, Etc.)

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Manufacturers of prosthetic devices require licensure by the California Department of Health Services. Individuals employed by manufacturers to construct prosthetic devices require certification by the American Board of Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics.


Licenses the manufacturer of artificial limbs (prosthetics):

Department of Health Services

1500 Capitol Avenue,

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 322-2632

(916) 650-6650 Fax



Certifies individuals who make artificial limbs for consumers:

American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics

330 John Carlyle Street, Suite #210

Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 836-7114

(703) 836-0838 Fax

www.abcop.org



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