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Tabor Melwood

 Practitioner – CP (c)
Certified Prosthetist

Tabor initially started working as a prosthetic technician and was captivated by the outlook of the patients he met; their perspective in general, and their ability to overcome obstacles. After beginning his education in biochemistry, Tabor completed his clinical schooling at BCIT and finished his residency at Colman Prosthetics and Orthotics where he has been since.

Matt Menard

Practitioner – CPO (c)
Certified Prosthetist, Orthotist

After completing his bachelors in science, Matt graduated with honours from the prosthetics and orthotics program at BCIT and joined Colman as a resident orthotist. Matt is now a certified orthotist and is currently continuing his education in a prosthetic residency. Outside of work, Matt’s enjoys woodworking and spending time with his Irish Wolfhound.

Candice Jay

Practitioner – CP (c)

Certified Prosthetist

Candice began her education with a bachelors in Kinesiology, and is a graduate from the Clinical Methods in Orthotics and Prosthetics from George Brown College. Her attention to detail is something that does not go unnoticed by colleagues and patients alike.

Rachel Rudolf

Prosthetic Resident

Rachel’s fascination with movement began at a young age, leading her to study biomechanics from the University of Calgary and then on to the prosthetics and orthotics program at BCIT. While completing her prosthetic residency, she is also working towards a Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation from McMaster University. She has a keen interest in providing patient-centered care and working alongside her patients to help them meet their goals. Her favorite things to do include anything that makes her laugh or smile like skiing, hiking in the mountains or playing each and every sport.

Jelveh Jalali

Prosthetic Resident

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Ross Mackenzie

Technician – RTPO (c)
Registered Technician Prosthetic, Orthotic

With Ross’ education in the prosthetics and orthotics field beginning at BCIT, his 30+ years of continued hands-on experience has made him into one of the most valuable assets of Colman. Aside from his dedication to Colman, Ross enjoys spending time with his family, modifying/renovating his home, and riding his bike to work (almost) everyday.

Najib Rubio

Technician – RTP (c)
Registered Technician Prosthetic

With a background in biomechanics, material science and biology, Najib recently earned his certification after 6,900 hours on the job. An intern with Colman for the last four years, Najib is valued for his dedication, strong work ethic and specialty in RotationPlasty. Najib enjoys working as part of a team, and finds satisfaction in the detailed work of designing and fitting a custom prosthesis. An accomplished entrepreneur, Najib also finds time for competitive soccer and boxing.

Ben Norris

Apprentice Technician Internship


Recently, Ben started his prosthetic technician apprenticeship at Colman P&O. Since a young age, he has had a background in framing, and more recently, post tension cabling. With this, he has a vast understanding of the technical side working with his hands & tools. Ben spends his summers cycling, and his winters skiing, amongst many other outdoor activities.


Mark Baumgartner

Practitioner – CO (c)
Certified Orthotist

Mark has been with Colman for several years as a partner in the orthotics discipline. Mark studied clinical neuroscience before becoming intrigued by the creativity involved in orthotics. Approaching an injury with design and creativity in mind has helped Mark become a well-known expert in orthotics.

Ken Laidlaw

Practitioner – CO (c)
Certified Orthotist

Ken is a Calgary native who joined Colman in 1994 after studying at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Ken’s favorite thing about Colman is the diversity among its employees – each practitioner has a unique offering in order to deliver the best service to our patients.

Stacey Brown

Practitioner – CO (c)
Certified Orthotist

Stacey started with Colman in May 2014, and specializes in children’s orthotics. When she’s not in the office, Stacey enjoys walking her dogs, skiing, and spending time with family.

Melissa Church

Practitioner – CO (c)
Certified Orthotist

Melissa enjoys working with all patient populations, although her speciality is paediatrics. She worked primarily in paediatrics during her orthotics residency in Calgary, and completed her school placement at a children’s rehabilitation hospital in Toronto. She graduated from the BCIT Prosthetics and Orthotics program after completing her Bachelors of Kinesiology at UBC. Recently, she obtained her Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Science through McMaster University.

Tony Hoang

Technician Orthotic

Isabella, BSc.

Apprentice Technician Internship

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