Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
Prosthetics and Sensory Aids
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.
National PSAS website: http://www.prosthetics.va.gov/
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.
- 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
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
Temple, Building 163, Room 546
Austin, Building 1, Room 1E101
Waco, Building 12, Room B101
Hours of Operation
- Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm