Thomas A. Chivers, CPO, FAAOP
Tom is one of our senior practitioners at JP&O Ottobock.care. He brings more than 20 years of experience to our company in providing prosthetics and orthotics. Tom received an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences at Volunteer State College. He received certificates in both Prosthetics and Orthotics from Shelby State in Memphis. He is an American Board Certified Prosthetist & Orthotist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, and a Licensed Orthotist in the state of Arkansas.
Tom’s main specialties lie in upper and lower extremity prosthetics. He is certified to provide a wide variety of clinical services including Ottobock’s C-Leg, Upper Limb Myobock Systems, and Otto Bock’s Harmony Vacuum System. Tom also brings a wealth of experience in providing Pediatric Orthotics.
Tom primarily sees patients in our Jonesboro facility and at our clinic in Kennett and Hayti, Mo. He also serves as a Resident Mentor in our NCOPE Accredited Residency Program for new graduates with certificates in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Tom has delivered a wide variety of lectures and presentations to several physician groups across Arkansas and Tennessee and is a regular presenter to students in the Physical Therapy program at Arkansas State University. Tom served as an expert panelist at Vanderbilt University on Prosthetic Rehabilitation for several professional disciplines. His greatest joy comes when he is able to see patients reach their full potential through the delivery of our services.