Chris Lake, CPO, LPO, FAAOP
Owner, Lake Prosthetics and Research, LLC
Chris Lake is a Licensed and Certified Prosthetist Orthotist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics, An Upper-Limb Specialist and Chief Clinical Director of Lake Prosthetics and Research, LLC.
A 1995 graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Prosthetics and Orthotics program, Chris went on to complete the two most highly competitive clinical residencies in the nation.
These residencies at Southern Illinois University and the University of Oklahoma provided the upper-limb prosthetic, material science and fabrication skill foundation for his further specialization.
In addition to pursuing a very successful clinical career, Chris has made significant contributions to the prosthetic field. A clinical instructor in upper-limb prosthetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Chris is conducting his prosthetic-focused research in North Texas.
Chris is past chair of the Upper-limb Prosthetics Society. He is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and the International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists. A respected lecturer at medical conferences and symposiums worldwide, Chris has published peer-reviewed articles in The Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Medical Engineering and Physics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Clinics of North America, and The Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies.
In addition, Chris reviews article submissions for the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, and Medical Engineering and Physics. He also serves on the O&P Edge Editorial Advisory Board.