Prosthetics and Sensory Aids - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
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Prosthetics and Sensory Aids

Our Mission

The mission of the Prosthetic & Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) is to provide comprehensive support to optimize health and independence of the Veteran. Our vision is to be the premier source of prosthetic and orthotic services, sensory aids, medical equipment, and support services for Veterans.

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What to expect from Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service

Programs and Services

Prosthetic Orthotic Lab (Brace Shop) walk in clinic is open weekdays from 8 AM to 4 PM. Special order items require an appointment.

Clothing Allowance Program
All applications must be submitted to the Prosthetic office by August 1st of each year.
2012 changes – Static/Recurring has been eliminated for all new filers and those claiming multiple items.

All veterans eligible for care and services under 38 CFR 1738 VHA Directive 1034(1) PRESCRIBING AND PROVIDING EYEGLASSES, CONTACT LENSES, AND HEARING AIDS

Upgrades* will be the responsibility of the patient. *Any upgrade that is not determined a medical necessity by your eye care provider will be between the optical contractor (Korrect Optical) and the patient.
Upgrade prices:

  • UV Coating (ultra violet) $15
  • AR (anti-reflective coating) $89/$99/$129
  • SRC (scratch coating) $12
  • Tint $15
  • Transitions $99/$129/$169
  • Roll & Polish $15

Central Texas Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service Contact information

Supervisory Staff
Chad Martin, Chief - 254-778-4811 or 1-800-423-2111, extension 42161
Charles Musante, Asst. Chief - 254-778-4811 or 1-800-423-2111, extension 42697
Tony Cellini, CPO, Chief of O&P, 254-778-4811 or 1-800-423-2111, extension 42416
John Bailey, Supervisor of Austin – 512-823-4986
Richard Punger, Supervisor of Waco – 254-297-3532

Home Improvement and Structural Alterations Program, Auto Adaptive Equipment Program, & Clothing Allowance Program:

Cynthia Surber, Prosthetics Rep. - 1-800-423-2111, extension 42158
Conjevaram Phillips, Prosthetics Rep. – 1-800-423-211, extension 42157

Home Oxygen Program:
Kelby Baerga, Prosthetics Rep., 1-800-423-2111, extension 41205

FAX Numbers:
Temple: 254-743-2348
Austin: 512-823-4150
Waco: 254-297-5374 

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Contact Info


  • Temple, Building 163, Room 546
    Austin, Building 1, Room 1E101
    Waco, Building 12, Room B101

Contact Number(s)

  • 254-743-2149

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm