Our Mission – To assist our patients in achieving their functional goals by providing custom orthotic and prosthetic devices in a timely, thoughtful and caring manner, while working within the medical community.
Doug Turner, CP BOCO
Doug is well known to the prosthetics world. As a 10 year old, he lost his left leg above the knee to cancer. Since then, he’s walked on every possible type of prosthesis, from wooden legs to his current computer driven knee. After moving to Missoula in 2000, Doug decided it was time to give his patients their finest care, and opened in WMOP in 2006. Doug was born and raised in Michigan, and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He then went on to earn his Prosthetics Certificate from Florida International University. He has been certified in, and has treated patients in both orthotics & prosthetics for 25+ years. WMOP was founded on the firmly held belief that people with amputations can return to a productive life, and should be able to receive the best care in their hometown. With that ideal in mind, Doug brings both his personal and professional experiences with him into patient interactions. It's an honor to serve patients at WMOP. In his free time, Doug enjoys family, his small acreage farm, and spending time in the outdoors hiking and biking.
Paul Meng, Orthotic/Prosthetic Resident
Paul is a passionate and dedicated professional in the field of Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P). With over seven years of experience in the industry and a recent graduate from Loma Linda University with a BS/MSOP degree, Paul's expertise and commitment to patient care are unparalleled. Hailing from the sunny lands of Southern Georgia, Paul has found his haven amidst the breathtaking wilderness of Montana. Embracing the outdoor wonders, he finds joy in exploring the mountains, hiking through scenic trails, setting up camp under starlit skies, and indulging in the art of fly fishing. Additionally, Paul has cultivated a keen interest in leatherworking, dedicating his leisure time to honing his craftsmanship skills. Currently undertaking a residency program, Paul is on track to become a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) by 2024. His ultimate goal is to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals in need of orthotic and prosthetic solutions, utilizing his knowledge, compassion, and dedication to provide customized care.
Sean Peterson, Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician
Sean has worked at WMOP for ten years as a prosthetics and orthotics technician. Originally From Havre Montana, Sean has lived in Missoula for over 15 years. With a construction background, and creative thought process, the transition into the O and P field has been very smooth for Sean. To create a device that is functional, user friendly, and visually appealing is the approach he takes on everything he fabricates. Sean enjoys family, friends, sports and anything outdoors in his free time. He enjoys living in Missoula for all of the recreational activity that it offers. If he had to choose a favorite activity to do, ice fishing tops the list. This field has offered many things for Sean that he feels have been very valuable aspects to his personal life. He is driven by the ability to see lives improved after leaving WMOP. Sean is constantly trying to improve his craft, and provide the best possible solution for all of our patients needs and desires.
Jamie, Office Manager
Jamie was born and raised right here in Missoula. She has a passion for healthcare, earning her Medical Assisting degree from the University of Montana. After nursing for several years, Jamie became part of the WMOP team when they opened in 2006. Jamie views every interaction with insurance companies from the patient’s perspective, advocating for what is best for the patient. With almost 20 years experience in the insurance industry, Jamie is able to speak their language, and influence their view on what is most beneficial for all parties involved. In her free time, Jamie loves to be with her family, her miniature goats and cows, and watching her kids play sports while traveling. Jamie’s black lab, Daisy, is the resident shop dog, come say hi! Sometimes even Duke the Newfoundland makes an appearance!