Choosing a Prosthetist is a very important decision for a recent amputee, those facing amputation, those who’ve worn a prosthesis in the past, or someone with a loved one in need of prosthetic care. At Louisville Prosthetics, our Board Certified/State Licensed Prosthetists are dedicated to providing the best in prosthetic management. We take great pride in our problem solving ability for those difficult or unusual cases. We work as a family and a team to ensure that each patient receives the specialized care that they deserve. We feel that our teamwork approach plays an integral role in returning patients to an independent and active lifestyle. Louisville Prosthetics is a 3rd generation, family owned/operated facility, and has 4 Certified Prosthetists with over 125 years of combined experience to help our patients achieve and exceed their goals.
Robert Luckett, C.P.
Robert began his career in prosthetics in the early 1960’s. He began working for his father, J.H. Luckett, at Falls City Limb & Brace Company and shortly after enrolled in the Prosthetics Program at Northwestern University Medical School in 1965. Upon completion of the Northwestern Program, Robert earned his ABC Certification as a Certified Prosthetist in 1971. With over 50 years of prosthetic experience in the Louisville community and recent ABC Emeritus Status, he continues to play an integral role in the daily operations of Louisville Prosthetics.
Wayne Luckett, C.P.
Wayne is a Licensed and ABC Certified Prosthetist and Pedorthotist with over 30 years of clinical experience. Growing up in the family business, Wayne knew from an early age that this was the career for him. He attended the Prosthetics Program at Northwestern University Medical School in 1984, and completed his ABC Certification in 1986. Wayne has extensive training and knowledge in biomechanics, anatomy and gait analysis. He is certified with advanced training on fitting microprocessor controlled knee-shin systems for trans-femoral amputees including C-leg, Genium, X-5, Kenevo, Plie, and Rheo Knees. Wayne continues to further his education by attending courses specializing in the technological advances in prosthetics. He is also certified to fit Socket-less Sockets, MAS sockets, RCR transtibial sockets and EMS sockets, which you can learn more about at our Technology page.
Bruce also knew early on that the family prosthetics business was the career path he would choose. He attended the Prosthetics Program at Northwestern University Medical School, graduated in 1987, and is a Licensed and Certified Prosthetist. Bruce is extremely proficient with our unusual cases and is adept at utilizing current and evolving technologies to manage all of his patients with a special interest in treating difficult transtibial limbs. With close to 30 years of experience in the field of prosthetics, Bruce has vast knowledge and understanding of the role prosthetics plays in the rehabilitation process. Bruce is also experienced with all the latest technological advances in our field including EMS sockets, Harmony sockets and suspension systems, microprocessor controlled feet/ankles, custom designed liners, and much more.
Chris Luckett, C.P.
Chris is a Licensed and ABC Certified Prosthetist and Orthotic Fitter with over 15 years of experience in the field. He is also an alumnus of Northwestern University Medical School, having graduated from the Prosthetics Program in 2003 and earning his ABC certification in 2005. Chris is a certified clinician with the C-leg, Genium, Kenevo, Plie and Rheo microprocessor knees as well as microprocessor controlled feet and ankles. He is also Harmony certified to provide vacuum assisted suspension, and has completed the Ottobock Hybrid and Myobock Upper Extremity courses on fitting myoelectrics. Chris also has extensive knowledge in the Computer Aided Design & Manufacture of prosthetics and has been a leader in bringing new technology on board with his patient for optimal results.
Laurie Luckett, Shannon Tabor and Vanessa Baird
Our welcoming office staff will help with scheduling, understanding insurance coverage and benefits, claim filing and payment plans in the event of any patient responsibility portion. We calm and reassure new patients, and ensure that you are comfortable in our office. We welcome new and old patients to the Louisville Prosthetics family and enjoy getting to know you and your family!