Travis Carlson is a partner and certified prosthetist-orthotist and practice manager at the Des Moines office of Clark & Associates. He is responsible for all aspects of patient care, as well as overseeing all clinical and business activities in this office. He has added his care at our Marshalltown location as well.
Carlson brings a strong philosophy to Clark & Associates. He believes his mission is to assist patients who require prosthetic and orthotic services by focusing on maximizing their capabilities, and providing the highest level of compassionate patient care possible.
Carlson has worked in the prosthetic and orthotic field since 2001. He started his career as a volunteer technician at OandP1 Central Fabrication. He graduated from Northwestern University with degrees in prosthetics and orthotics. Carlson fulfilled his orthotic residency in the Chicago area, providing acute and outpatient care at multiple Chicago area hospitals including Northwestern Memorial.
Carlson completed his prosthetic residency with Clark & Associates while traveling to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., to provide care to the men and women wounded in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Carlson routinely provides care that covers the complete spectrum of prosthetic and orthotic services. He has in-depth experience in the areas of pediatric orthotics (including cranial remolding helmets), functional electric stimulation devices and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic systems.