Aaron Fitzsimmons, CP, OT, FAAOP
Board Certified Prosthetist
Executive Director, Prosthetics Institute
Aaron is an adjunct faculty member with Belmont University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and Vanderbilt University’s Engineering program. He has completed specialized training in upper-extremity limb loss, myoelectric technology, pediatric rehabilitation, vacuum assisted technology and microprocessor prosthetics.
Aaron is a Certified Prosthetist and an Occupational Therapist. Aaron has worked in the field of Occupational Therapy as a home health therapist, staff hospital therapist, and hand therapist. He is a graduate of the University of TN, Memphis for Occupational Therapy and a graduate of the University of Connecticut as a prosthetist. He completed his residency at CFI Prosthetics under Ronney Snell, CPO, the past president of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Aaron served as the amputee clinic director for St. Jude Children’s Hospital after completing his residency and is the co-founder of Amputee Blade Runners.
Lower Limb Prosthetics
Upper Limb Prosthetics
Microprocessor Controlled Prosthetics
Education & Training
- Occupational Therapy, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
- Residency: CFI, Memphis, TN
- University of Connecticut – Prosthetics, Storrs, CT
Co-Founder Amputee Blade Runners
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association
Tennessee Society of Orthotics and Prosthetics
Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St.
Nashville, TN 37203
Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Rd.
Nashville, TN 37202
Summit Surgery Center
3901 Central Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076
Skyline Medical Center
3441 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN 37207