Roy R. “Tripp” Rice III, CP, COA, CFo, BOCP

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Owner/President

Licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

 CP, Certified Prosthetist    COA, Certified Orthotic Assistant   CFo, Certified Fitter – Orthotics

Certified by the Board of Certification (BOC)

BOCP,  BOC in Prosthetics

Roy R. Rice III (Tripp) is a third generation prosthetist, following in the footsteps of his father (Roy Ray Rice, Jr.)  and grandfather (Roy Ray Rice, Sr.  http://rayricememorial.com/)  for more than 25 years. Prior to opening Augusta Orthotics and Prosthetics (AOPI), Tripp was one of the top practioners for Atlanta Prosthetics/Nova Care. Since 1999, Roy has enjoyed the benefits of providing each patient entrusted to our care with the best possible rehabilitation solution for his or her capabilities, lifestyle and vocational aspirations.

Kenneth Collier, CO

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Licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

CO, Certified Orthotist

Certified by the Board of Certification (BOC)

Ken has more than 20 years experience in the O & P industry.   Ken graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1989 with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and statistics. While an undergraduate , he worked for Duramed in the DME industry. This experience prompted further education at Shelby State, where he completed the certification program for orthotics in 1991. Ken joined AOPI in 2001 and is an indispensible member of our team.    Orthotic patients can be seen by Ken in our Augusta and Athens Georgia branches and our Columbia, South Carolina branch.

Adam Trefethren, CP

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Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

CP, Certified Prosthetist

Licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia

 

Adam was born and raised in Minnesota. Beginning his education as an engineering major, Adam quickly switched to prosthetics. While in school, he gained more experience working as an OttoBock technician for three years. Adam earned his technician certification in 2005 from Century College and his Bachelor of Prosthetics in 2008 from Metropolitan State.   He joined AOPI in 2009.  Adam is a vital member of the AOPI family and works our Augusta, Columbia, Athens, and Milledgeville offices.   CP

Zach T. Hughes, CP

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Certified Prosthetist , Milledgeville, Georgia location.

Licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

CP, Certified Prosthetist

Bill Eason, CO, CPA

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Licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

 CO, Certified Orthotist     CPA, Certified Prosthetic Assistant

Certified by the Board of Certification (BOC)

Justin E. Hanson, CFo

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Orthotics Fitter and Technician

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

 CFo, Certified Fitter – Orthotics

Michael Ray Rice – Lead Prosthetic Technician

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Michael Ray Rice joined AOPI in 2013.  He has an abundance of experience (more than 25 years)  in prosthetics and prosthetic fabrication.  His knowledge in the field was also gained from his grandfather , late Roy Ray Rice, Sr. and father, Roy Ray Rice, Jr.

Christine Howard, CTP

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Certified Prosthetic Technician

Certified by the  American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics (ABC)

CTP, Certified Technician – Prosthetics

 

Jennifer Kitchens