Meet Our Practitioners and Staff

David Trainer

Maxillofacial Prosthetist

David Trainer is a maxillofacial prosthetist specializing in craniofacial prosthetics with 25 years of clinical experience in all phases of prosthetic rehabilitation. David received his initial training in Dental Prosthetics at Matthew Boulton College in Birmingham, England. He then went on to receive his Licentiateship in London in Maxillofacial Prosthetics. David Trainer has specialized in the fabrication of facial prosthetics particularly the implant retained facial prosthesis. The quality of his prosthesis has achieved worldwide recognition. He has developed a system for the colors of the silicone to match the human tissue exactly and a technique to blend the edges in to the skin. He even makes artificial faces. A few years ago, he created a new face for a Kentucky man whose face had been eaten away by mold.

Also with teaching positions in various countries across the world he has renowned respect from students. Presently he is the teaching professor at the University San Paulo, Brazil. During his time in Europe he assisted in the development of the Staumann Extra Oral Implant System. Patients worldwide traveled to his office for facial prosthetic treatment. David works closely with humanitarian organizations for the treatment of children in third world countries, many of which have been featured in newspapers and TV shows across the world.

He has been an active member of the prestigious American Anaplastology Association since 1992 and serves in the Editorial Peer Review Board, International Journal of Anaplastology. David Trainer is the author of “Dictionary of Prosthetic Rehabilitation” which is used by many universities in curriculum. He has also published numerous articles in the Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics.

David is board certified in three countries by the I.M.P.T in England, IASPE in Germany and by BCCA in USA. David Trainer has an extensive background in his specialty areas to assist his patients’ requirements.

Jorge Franco-Canales

Maxillofacial Prosthetist

Jorge Franco-Canales is our newest bilingual (English/Spanish) member of the team at the Center for Custom Prosthesis. He was formerly a Dentist for 8 years and is currently a Maxillofacial Prosthetist with 10 years’ experience specializing in Custom Ocular, Scleral Shell, Auricular and Nasal Prosthetics. He is always innovating and finding new ways to achieve the best quality prosthesis for his patients and has an excellent way with patient care.

Susan A. Peters

Director

Susan Peters has over 30 years managerial experience in the medical arena. Ms. Peters has served as Director of the Center for Custom Prosthetics for the last 15 years. In this capacity, she has assisted patients from their initial telephone calls, accommodating them with their appointments, health insurance pre-approvals, liaison with their referring physicians, and claims submission and follow-up. This alleviates the patients from this time-consuming paperwork, giving them more time to concentrate on their custom prostheses being fabricated by Raymond Peters and David Trainer. Genuine patient care is our number one goal! Always.

Vivian Gomez

Office Manager

Vivian Gomez has over 22 years of experience in office management in the medical field. Ms. Gomez has served as an office Manager for the Center for Custom Prosthetics for 3 years and is bilingual (English/Spanish). Ms. Gomez oversees the complete operation of the company and care of the patients.

Center for Custom Prosthetics in the News

A Navy Veteran's Prosthetic Ear Rehabilitation

Navy Veteran Robert Chesser received a new prosthetic ear, created for him by our Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Dr. David Trainer. The Center for Custom Prosthetics works in close partnership with VA hospitals around the country to provide life-changing rehabilitation for our Veterans.

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The Life and Legacy of Dr. Raymond Peters

“Custom Prosthetics Continues to Build on the Legacy of its Founder”, an article recently featured in Naples Daily News, honors the late Dr. Raymond Peters and our ongoing dedication to restoring our patients’ quality of life through world-class facial prostheses.

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Naples Office

1175 Creekside Parkway, Suite 400
Naples, FL 34108
Monday–Friday 8:00 – 4:30 PM

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9150 S.W. 87 Avenue, Suite B-100A
Miami, FL 33176
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