Allison is a classically trained artist who applies her color and design skills to medical devices. She received her Masters of Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Biomedical Visualization. This unique program combines art with medical and material sciences to create a uniquely trained professional. Allison received clinical training at the University of Florida's dental school and the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales. These diverse experiences transfer to the unique level of care that Allison provides to her patient base.
Allison has worked in her Dallas, Texas-based private practice since 2005. As the current owner of this highly specialized practice clinic, she takes extreme pride in the level of care and personalized dedication each and every patient receives.
Additionally, Allison served on the Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology from 2012 to 2019. She was the president from 2017-2018.
Larrah has a background in professional business writing. As the clinical liaison and insurance specialist for the clinic, she assists referring physicians and patients obtain the documentation needed to fulfill insurance company requirements for obtaining a prosthesis and pursuing reimbursement. She also has experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, workmens' compensation, private health cooperatives, and the Veteran's Administration. She works hard to make sure our patients feel welcome while they are in our office.
Kathryn is a University of Texas at Dallas alumnus, learning under the instruction of anaplastologist Allison Vest. Kathryn can be seen throughout the office: working with patients, calling insurance, and sculpting in our lab. Art and medicine have always been integral to her life and she is happy to use her skill to improve the lives of others. She enjoys bringing new perspectives to the office, even introducing anaplastology to younger audiences through our company TikTok (@prostheticartist).
Each of our team members serves the patient in unique ways; whether navigating their individual health insurance policy to advocating nationally for access to quality anaplastology services.