About Hamilton Prosthetics & Orthotics

Hamilton Prosthetics & Orthotics in London specializes in the assessment, designs and manufacturing of custom made prosthetic and orthotic devices. Established in 1988, we serve the restorative needs of Southwestern Ontario. A family-owned and -operated business, we deliver a personal touch that means quick turnaround time and excellent customer service. You are a member of our family and our goal is to make you feel as comfortable as possible with our state-of-the-art products and personalized service.


Our certified team of prosthetists, orthotists and registered nurses are here to serve you. We are highly trained in the physical evaluation, technical fabrication and the application of advanced technology used in prosthetic and orthotic devices today. We have a background in engineering and kinesiology in order to give you the best possible fit and function.


We Love Our Patients!

We enjoy seeing the smile on your face when you receive your new device. We love seeing you enjoy a functional, productive life, whether you’re running, swimming, playing sports or just comfortably moving around the house. We take pride in providing you with a pain-free device that helps you reclaim an active life.


Meet Our Staff

James Cheng C.P.O.(c), L.I.P.E.

James Cheng C.P.O.(c), L.I.P.E.

Jim Cheng is a licentiate engineer. He has been practicing as a certified prosthetist and orthotist in Canada and Britain since the 1970s. He obtained his postgraduate degree and is an alumnus of the Hong Kong Poly University and Hong Kong Government Physiotherapy School. He also attended New York University to study prosthetics and orthotics.


Jim practiced prosthetics and orthotics in Toronto (1972), Winnipeg (1975), and London (1976), before opening a private practice in our present location in 1988.


His strengths include over 40 years of knowledge prosthetics and orthotics.


He has the ability of attain patient comfort and function by applying his engineering knowledge towards biomechanical designs and the use of new materials.


Shirley Cheng CP(c), B.Kin

Shirley Cheng C.P.O. (c), B.Kin

Shirley Cheng is a certified prosthetist and orthotist. She has a kinesiology degree from McMaster University and is a graduate from George Brown College Clinical Prosthetic and Orthotics Program.


Shirley’s interests are new innovative bionic technology and currently, she is involved in bionic upper and lower extremity prostheses. Continuing education is an ongoing goal, Shirley has taken numerous courses in bionic technology and is certified to fit myoelectric elbows, bionic hand, wrist and fingers and microprocessor knees and feet. Shirley’s strengths are her approachability and friendliness, always listening to your wishes and concerns.



Doris Cheng RN

Doris Cheng RN

Doris is a registered nurse in Ontario. Able to handle clinic emergencies, she ensures our clients’ comfort and well-being during visits to our office. Nursing care is provided when necessary. Doris excels in searching for funding assistance and social work.


She manages appointments in a timely manner and makes clients’ visits to our office a pleasant and memorable experience. Personalized attention is given to everyone that comes through the door.

Joseph Griffa - Manager of Technical Operations

With a background in industrial quality and specification assurance, Joseph leads a team of technicians to design and fabricate the well-crafted prosthetics and orthotics we provide to our clients. His continual goal is to implement the most up to date innovative materials, technical practices and designs to provide exceptional outcomes. Joseph’s interests are invested in the advancing technology that we are seeing come to market today. He derives great satisfaction knowing that the technical team is an integral part of our patient’s success. He also helps managing appointments and clients funding applications.

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