OUR HISTORY: ACKNOWLEDGING OUR PAST, INNOVATING OUR FUTURE

Today, under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer Vinit Asar, Hanger, Inc. is a $1 billion annual revenue publicly-traded company (NYSE: HNGR) with nearly 5,000 employees collaborating to fulfill a shared purpose of empowering human potential together. Rooted in nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, the Hanger team provides compassionate, expert care and customized solutions to improve the lives of millions of people with amputations, limb deficiencies, neuromuscular disorders, and other musculoskeletal anomalies.

The ingenuity demonstrated by Hanger's founder, James Edward (J.E.) Hanger, revolutionized the prosthetic industry and paved the way for ground-breaking prosthetic innovations, including the incorporation of microprocessors, carbon fiber, accelerometers, robotics, and advanced socket materials. 

J.E. Hanger was forward-thinking, collaborative and patient-focused, and made history in the way that he transformed himself and transformed the world for the better for all people needing prosthetic solutions. As we look to the future, we continue to honor our history of service and innovation, and are committed to our core values of integrity, patient-focused, outcomes, collaboration, and innovation.

Our Vision – Lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value.

With two business segmentsPatient Care and Products & ServicesHanger, Inc. continues to find new ways to return personal independence to those with physical challenges, while remaining true to the superior clinical outcomes and customer service in which we are grounded. From the establishment of clinical practice guidelines and landmark research studies, to the creation of MiGO VR, a first-of-its-kind virtual reality experience for the limb loss and limb difference community, to EmpowerGO, an industry-first, network-connected device for prosthetic limbs, Hanger continues to innovate for the betterment of patient care and outcomes.

J.E. Hanger Artificial Limbs Historical Photo

The J. E. Hanger Story

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