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Meet The Team

We are a proudly 100% locally owned and family operated Prosthetic & Orthotic Clinic on the Sunshine Coast, specialising in the casting and manufacturing of all custom made and pre-fabricated Prosthetic and Orthotic devices.

With almost 60 years combined industry experience our team delivers the highest levels of professional care and support across all services.

We pride ourselves on our forward thinking and innovative techniques, leading edge products and ‘old school’ standards of client care.

We go the extra mile each and every time to ensure positive patient outcomes are achieved.

Our passion and commitment is evident in all that we do!
 

Deborah Heyns

Deborah Heyns

Director and Office Manager

Deborah has been living on the Sunshine Coast for 9 years, and has a passion for the community and for family.

Deborah has a background in finance and bookkeeping and she is also busy raising 3 small children.

Dewet Heyns

Dewet Heyns

Senior Prosthetist/Orthotist

With over 20 years national and international experience, Dewet has worked in and around some of the most challenging and diverse clinical situations and has a reputation for delivering innovation and forward thinking solutions.

Client care is of paramount importance and he is dedicated to maintaining up to date knowledge and skills to ensure his clients are able to make the most informed decisions regarding their care options.

Steve Saroglia

Steve Saroglia

Master Technician - Prosthetics & Orthotics

Steve is a very familiar face and a well-known and respected name with both clients and industry professionals. With almost 40 years’ experience, many will have met and been looked after by Steve during the 20+ years he spent working alongside Geoff Todd at ALA in Brisbane; and more recently with SOS Nambour.

As an amputee and past World Record Track & Field Paralympian, Steve has an intimate understanding of the needs of amputees — both those seeking quality life support standards, as well as those wanting to challenge the boundaries and lead a life not constrained by limitations.

Lexie Purcell

Lexie Purcell

Orthotist/Prosthetist

Lexie is a new P&O Graduate and also has 3 years of experience as an exercise physiologist.

Welcome to the team Lexie we are lucky to have you onboard.

Carol Saroglia

Carol Saroglia

Operations Manager

We are proud to introduce the newest member of our team – Carol has recently joined our team as Operations Manager.

Carol has an extensive background in senior operational management roles across a range of business sectors.

With qualifications in a number of disciplines, including business, science, education and training, Carol is committed to supporting the DPO team in ensuring the personalised experiences we provide are both positive and engaging and enhance the life quality and individual expression of our valued clients.