Wright & Filippis, headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, announced that it has acquired a controlling share in Carolina Orthotics & Prosthetics, headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Carolina O&P, an ABC-accredited provider with six locations in South Carolina, will continue to operate independently, retaining its name, management, and staffing. C. Ralph Hooper, CPO, will continue to serve as the company’s president. No additional details were announced.
“I’ve known and had great respect for Ralph Hooper and the entire staff of Carolina O&P for many years,” said A. J. Filippis, president and CEO of Wright & Filippis. “Their approach to serving their patients absolutely mirrors the Wright & Filippis mission, so this is a very, very natural fit for everyone involved.”