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John Gilbreath, CPO


Johnís career in Orthotics & Prosthetics started 1975 as an Orthotics & Prosthetics technician at Southeastern Orthotics & Prosthetics. In this role he gained not only valuable experience, but a genuine desire to help patients needing O&P care. He graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL with a Certificate in Orthotics in 1986 and a Certificate in Prosthetics in 1989. He returned to Chattanooga as an Orthotist and Prosthetist to utilize his education and fulfill his dream of improving the lives of patients through what he had learned. John is boarded in Orthotics and Prosthetics by the American Board of Certification and the International Board of Certification. He became the owner and President of Southeastern O&P in 1999. John continues to provide patient care and considers it a privilege to be a part of the Chattanooga healthcare community and he appreciates the recognition Southeastern receives as a provider of excellent Orthotic & Prosthetic services.




David Knowles, CPO


David obtained his initial college degree from the Community College of Georgia in 1988 and then attended Shelby State College in Memphis, Tennessee where he obtained his education in Orthotics & Prosthetics. Following graduation, he gained extensive experience over the next several years in both Columbus, GA and Asheville, NC. Ultimately he became the owner of Albany Orthotics & Prosthetics Services in Albany, GA from 1998 until 2007 when he was asked to come to Chattanooga, TN to work for Southeastern Orthotics & Prosthetics. David enjoys the Chattanooga region and the challenging work at Southeastern. Although David is very experienced in Orthotics & Prosthetics, his primary focus at Southeastern is Prosthetics. He enjoys helping Prosthetic patients with their special needs and he enjoys the challenges afforded in this high tech field.




Lisa McFall, BOCO, CFMO


Lisa first became involved in healthcare in 1996 in Panama City, Florida where she worked at Bay Medical Center. She moved to Chattanooga, in 1998 and began her work at Southeastern in 1999. Lisa obtained multiple certifications as both an Orthotic fitter and mastectomy fitter and ultimately obtained board certification by The American Board of Certification as a Mastectomy/Orthotic fitter in 2003. In 2007, she obtained accreditation as an Orthotist from The International Board of Certification. In 2004, Lisa started Southeasternís OrthoWest facility located at 1809 Gunbarrel Road, in Chattanooga. Lisa continues to successfully manage services at this location and enjoys helping patients in the east Hamilton County area with their Orthotic needs.