Kootenai Prosthetics & Orthotics

Mission Statement

Kootenai Prosthetics & Orthotics provides each patient with the most functional and cosmetically appropriate prosthetic and/or orthotic device. We focus on our patient’s specific needs, unique anatomy and personal goals to provide the highest quality device to help them reach their full potential and highest level of independence.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association
National Commission on Orthotic & Prosthetic Education

Community Involvement

University of Washington Prosthetics Orthotics Scholarship Fund
Paul Turner Medical Society
Habitat for Humanity
Partnering for Progress



KPO NEWS

KPO Certified in Newest Bionic Knee

KPO's Robert Miller, CPO, is trained and certified on the Genium X2 Bionic Prosthetic System,
the most advanced knee system in existence. Developed by Otto Bock as part of the Military Amputee Research Program, the Genium X2 allows amputees unprecedented movement. Running, climbing stairs, even swimming in the ocean are all possible with this state-of-the-art microprocessor controlled knee. 

 

Kootenai Prosthetics & Orthotics Team
KPO practitioners and technicians are certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) and are members of the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics (AAOP).

But what does all this mean to you, the patient? ABC certified practitioners have had formal, professional training at a qualified college, have served at least one year of supervised residency under a certified practitioner and have passed rigorous oral, written and practical exams.

KPO practitioners and technicians regularly attend seminars, training and conferences to keep abreast of changes in the industry and technological innovations. Our staff’s solid education plus continual training means we provide you with high quality care and excellent service.

When you become a patient at KPO, you become part of the team, and we are here to help you. Every step of the way.


Robert Miller, CPO

Robert Miller, CPO

robert.miller@kpoidaho.com
Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Looking for a zip code with four seasons and the opportunity to own a prosthetic/orthotic practice, Bob came to Coeur d'Alene from Seattle in 1997 and has been the owner and director of clinical services at KPO since January 1998. Bob was raised in Wenatchee, WA, served in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman and holds degrees in kinesiology and prosthetics & orthotics from the University of Washington.

Bob is an avid outdoorsman and cyclist who enjoys sharing his adventures and passions with his wife Linda and, whenever possible, their two grown children.

"Prosthetics, for me, is a blend of engineering, biomechanics, functional anatomy and patient care," Bob says. "At the end of the day, the reward is seeing your patient walk out the door confidently and comfortably, ready for whatever life offers."
Robert Miller, CPO

Daniel Daley, CPO

dan.daley@kpoidaho.com
Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Dan Daley experienced a lot of the world growing up in a missionary family. Originally from Washington State, Dan and his family spent time in a small Montana town, British Columbia, Canada, and Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal. He joined KPO in 2016 as a CPO and works in the Post Falls Clinic.

Dan graduated from Montana State University in 2011 with a bachelor’s of science in kinesiology and went on to earn a master’s in prosthetics and orthotics from University of Washington in 2013. Before joining KPO, Dan worked both in private practice in the Seattle area and as research prosthetist for the VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering.

“I have always had an interest in health science and medicine, but it wasn't until I was exposed to this field while in college that it really caught my eye,” Dan says. “I love the hands-on aspect of my work, the relationships I develop with patients, and helping them return to a more mobile and functional lifestyle.”

Dan, his wife Alyssa and their Goldador pup Penny enjoy running, hiking, cycling, kayaking, skiing, and snowshoeing. He’s a fan of co-ed sports such as soccer and dodge ball (which he swears is an adult sport). The couple also enjoys traveling to new places and different countries to experience other cultures, cuisines and sights.

Robert Miller, CPO

Ginger Cantamessa

ginger.cantamessa@kpoidaho.com
Billing/Contracting Manager, Director of Operations
Ginger wanted a career change when she applied for a job with KPO after spending over a decade in the service industry, most recently as a coffee shop manager and barista. She enjoyed the public contact but wanted to help people in a bigger way than supplying their daily caffeine injection. We hired Ginger as a receptionist at the Coeur d’Alene office in 2013 but she quickly moved into billing and contracting and is now director of operations. Organized, unflappable and flexible, Ginger works with providers and practitioners and oversees the administrative staff. The term Girl Friday was coined for someone like Ginger – able to juggle, manage, sooth and straighten out nearly any situation.

The Pacific Northwest native collects records and Star Wars memorabilia, makes soap and experiments in her darkroom. Ginger, her daughter and her husband enjoy biking, swimming and hiking.
 
“You learn something new in this job every day,” Ginger says, “and more importantly you know that what you do makes a difference in the lives of each and every patient. Watching the progress is such a joy!”

Robert Miller, CPO

Alexandria Wagner

alexandria.wagner@kpoidaho.com
Accounts Payable Manager
Alexandria Wagner hadn't been on the job as KPO's Coeur d'Alene receptionist and administrative assistant very long before her other talents surfaced and she was promoted to accounts payable and receivable. 

The Brooklyn, New York, native does a mean Marisa Tomei impression and spends her free time bowling on a team with husband Joe and hiking with Joe and their big, furry dog-child, Athena.   

"I enjoy working with a great group of people who are all striving to make a real difference in our patients' lives," Alex says. "Being able to see firsthand the change we make in our patients' lives makes all the hard work worth it."

Robert Miller, CPO

Lindsay Daily

lindsay.daily@kpoidaho.com
Front Office Supervisor
Lindsay says she “herds kittens” for a living, but some days it probably feels more like herding cats. Big cats. As front office supervisor, she is the liaison between doctors, practitioners and staff, making sure all the paperwork is in place to allow patient treatment to progress. In the complicated world of medicine, that’s no small task. Lindsay also trains KPO’s admin staff, and before joining us, worked as a dental and oral surgery assistant for five years. She took time off to raise her children and when she reentered the workplace, decided to switch to the business side of the medical profession.

Originally from Portland, Lindsay moved to Idaho six years ago, and she and her husband, James, and their pre-teens Chris and Shelby have put down permanent roots in Coeur d’Alene. When not at the office, Lindsay likes to read, play board games with her family and frequently shuttles her kids to and from activities. In the summer, you might see Lindsay riding her beach cruiser around town.

“I enjoy hearing our patient's share their adventures and activities,” Lindsay says. “I love that the services we provide help them continue doing the things they are passionate about."
 
Robert Miller, CPO

Keim Bill, CTPO

keim.bill@kpoidaho.com
Lab Manager, Certified Technician Prosthetics Orthotics
As KPO/VPO's lab manager, Keim fabricates all forms of prosthetic and orthotic devices, oversees quality control in the lab and supervises KPO's and VPO's technicians. He has 30 years experience, regularly attending continuing education course, and has worked with KPO/VPO owner Bob Miller for over 17 years.

Originally from West Texas, Keim lost his accent but not his cowboy boots when he moved to the Northwest over two decades ago. He's an avid runner, enjoys cooking, time with his wife Faye, their children and grandchildren. Keim and Faye frequently vacation in the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyworld.

"I'm motivated by smiles, hard work, challenges and helping others make each day a little better," Keim says.