Dr. Timothy Hulst, DPM

Podiatry •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Hulst
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Foot & Ankle Specialists of West MI

2144 East Paris Ave Se Ste 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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(616) 281-0666

Dr. Timothy Hulst, DPM is a Podiatry Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus and Metro Health Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hulst to book an appointment.


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Dr. Hulst's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hulst treats Foot Conditions more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hulst treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hammer Toe
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hulst treats Hammer Toe more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hulst treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hulst treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hulst treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hulst's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendon Repair
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Wound Care and Management

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I have been seeing Dr. Hulst for 11 years. I cannot express how impressed I am with his quality of work, and the phenomenal staff. As of late I have had both large toes fused, working with Dr. Hulst and staff was outstanding.
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May 27, 2019
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I just had foot surgery 3 days ago. The office and surgery center has both called twice to check on me. Dr Hulst explained everything very clearly for my husband and me before the surgery. We really like this office and staff. A.T.
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Byron Center, MI – Jan 25, 2019
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Very happy with every aspect of care and attention from first visit through surgery and follow-up visits. I highly recommend Dr. Hulst. He is very detailed in his explanations and makes one feel relaxed and confident with his listening skills and treatment recommendations.
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George in Grandville , MI – Jan 18, 2019
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Iv'e always had good care with Dr. Hulst. He is caring when it comes to his patience.
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Betsy Proctor in Greenville, MI – Sep 20, 2018
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Dr Hulst and staff work with excellence. From the time I check in to checking out, each and every staff member is knowledgeable and thorough. Questions are answered with wisdom. It has been worth the many miles traveled to receive such complete and excellent care.
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Colleen Jergenson in Gaylord , MI – Sep 07, 2018
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Dr. Hulst has been my podiatrist for 5+ years and was also my brother's doctor too. He is always very very friendly and gives you all of his attention. This visit he weighed the options of orthotics vs. surgery for me and made me feel at ease, but also made it my own decision. I would recommend him to anyone!
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Kelsey in Grandville – Jan 16, 2018
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When asked a question about your own procedure, and why something was done one way rather than what you may think would be a better way, he gives a clear cut explanation for his procedure choice as well as the reasons he doesn't use another method. I did not come away feeling dismissed for asking. Thank you Dr. Hulst!!
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Janet Stephan in Caledonia,MI – Nov 14, 2017
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Dr Hulst is a very caring doctor. He takes the time to explain the problem and what can be done to correct it. His staff are friendly and knowledgeable. I would definitely refer someone to him.
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MaryAnn Blauwkamp in Ravenna, MI – Oct 12, 2017
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Professional from start to finish. Thorough caring physician. Staff work well as a team coordinate and solve any issues that occur. Would highly recommend using Dr. Hulst. The use of the portal was helpful in reminding of appointments. You could ask the Dr. anything and get results within few hours if open...Great to have and use..
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Brian Shipaila in Grattan Township, MI – Jul 22, 2017
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A very knowledgeable and caring physician.
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Grand Rapids, MI – Jul 02, 2017
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I've used Dr. Hulst for 2 bunionectomies and a minor toenail treatment. I have always received excellent care and results and he was always patient with my many questions. The office was clean and efficient and the staff was very kind and professional. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.
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Grand Rapids, MI – Jun 19, 2017
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Dr. Hulst was very helpful to me in dealing with osteoarthritis in my ankles. He explained things clearly, was friendly, and very informative. I rate him highly. I wish he would slow down just a little.
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Grand Rapids, MI – Jun 12, 2017
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After initial visit and 2 re-checks, I am most impressed w Dr Hulst and his whole office operation. He is friendly, patient-centered, and top-notch re his explanations of what's happening, how it got that way, and a path forward with options for treatment protocols. Takes the time to listen and respond to patient questions and concerns. I wholeheartedly and unhesitatingly recommend him.
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Michael Kopinski in Grand Rapids, MI – Jun 09, 2017
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Very personable and kind. Up front with information.
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Grand Rapids, MI – Feb 04, 2017
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I would recommend Dr. Hulst to anybody. He is very knowledgeable and cares about you and your concerns. I wouldn't chose anyone else.
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Jake V in Grand Rapids, MI – Jan 20, 2017
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Highly skilled surgeon. Very thorough. Nice office staff. Waiting room time WAY TOO LONG!!
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Joy Haan in Byron Center, MI – Dec 09, 2016
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Willing and able to listen and address patients question and/or questions. Very personable.
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Jill VanStaveren in Grand Rapids, MI 49525 – Sep 19, 2016
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I'm 69 years young and in good health. I suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and bone on bone rubbing in my right ankle which caused me severe pain. In 2/2016, I had a "Inbone" Total Ankle Replacement surgery by Dr. Hulst. I live virtually pain free after a short amount of recovery time and now walk and do activities with out pain. I would like to say that Dr. Hulst is very friendly and a great surgeon!!! He and ALL his staff were polite, helpful and knowledgeable. I'm thankful every day!!!
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Gerald R. Lanning in Byron Center, MI – Sep 11, 2016
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I have been a patient of Dr. Hulst for about 15 years now, have had 5 surgeries performed by him, and highly recommend him to anyone in need of a podiatrist. He is truly phenomenal. While I was just 12 when I first started seeing Dr. Hulst, he always treated me like an adult and took my questions and concerns seriously. Thanks to Dr. Hulst I have gone from being unable to walk a quarter mile around a track, to hiking up multiple mountains last summer! I couldn't recommend any doctor more highly.
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Aryn L in Grand Rapids, MI – Jul 17, 2016
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I do not recommend Dr. Hulst. He operated on my foot and the operation was a complete failure. When I showed him that I was having complications he disregarding them. I went back again a few weeks later and he then acknowledged the additional problems. I would have been much better off never having the procedure.
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Dr. Timothy Hulst, DPM is a Podiatry Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus and Metro Health Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hulst to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

Education

St. Vincenz and Elisabeth Hospital, Mainz, Germany
Fellowship Hospital
Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Residency Hospital
William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
Calvin College, Michigan
Undergraduate School
Wayne State University, Michigan

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Foot & Ankle Specialists of West MI

Foot & Ankle Specialists of West MI2144 East Paris Ave Se Ste 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus

Grand Rapids, MI

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Metro Health Hospital

Wyoming, MI

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital

Grand Rapids, MI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)