Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics

The Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics was established within the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation sciences (USWR) in 1992. The department is located in USWR in the northern part of Tehran, Iran.

The Orthopedic Technology program trains students to work with orthopedic surgeons to treat patients in a variety of health care environments. This program provides the skills and knowledge needed to become qualified technical orthopedic experts. The department has a 20 years history and throughout the time our department had a significant improvement adding postgraduate and Ph.D. levels to the program and upgrading the curriculum to a world class standard.