Dr. James Hong, DPM

Dr. James Hong, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(25)
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Dr. James Hong, DPM is a podiatric surgery doctor who practices in Merrillville, IN. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.Read his story

9001 Broadway

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 795-3360

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Hong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hong "Dr. James Hong, a native of Merrillville, brings extensive foot and ankle surgical expertise to Bone & Joint Specialists. During his medical training he received the Scholl College Distinguished Scholar Award as well as many other honor society awards. He is Board Certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He actively trains and supervises residents at the Franciscan St. Margaret/Midwestern University Residency program. Dr. Hong enjoys all aspects of treating foot and ankle conditions, with particular interest in trauma, reconstructive surgery, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He utilizes surgery as a last resort when all other conservative measures have failed. He believes strongly in taking time to develop an individualized treatment approach tailored to each patient's personal life circumstances and goals. His secondary languages include Spanish and Chinese. Outside of work, Dr. Hong enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, golfing, and being with family and friends."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hong "I enjoy working with my patients from teenagers to senior citizens and believe that all of their conditions and/or injuries need to be addressed and treated quickly and efficiently so we can work together towards a common goal of becoming pain-free."
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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hammer Toe
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • North Chicago Va/Mount Sinai Hospital (Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hong to family and friends
4.8
based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hong's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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I met Dr Hong June 2017. He was very attentive about my needs. He was very patient with and just a great bedside manner.
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absolutely patient concerned. Takes time to explain and answer questions.
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IS PROACTIVE WITH MY CARE. DISCUSSES ALL AVAILABLE OPTIONS TO TREAT MY CONDITION AND GIVES REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OF SUCCESS- PROS AND CONS OF EACH TREATMENT HE DISCUSSES.
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in Merrillville, IN |
GREAT
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Dr. Hong is very pleasant and very thorough. He removed my toe nail in the office and I didn't even realize it. Will recommend to everyone
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hong accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Community Hospital
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Munster, IN 46321
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Franciscan Health Crown Point
1201 S Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Franciscan Health Dyer
24 Joliet St
Dyer, IN 46311
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Franciscan Health Hammond
5454 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
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Franciscan Healthcare Munster
701 Superior Ave
Munster, IN 46321
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Methodist Hospital Southlake
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Pinnacle Hospital
9301 Connecticut Dr
Crown Point, IN 46307
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St. Mary Medical Center
1500 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
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