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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."
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."
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
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Fractured Lower Leg
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
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
Nail Avulsion and Excision
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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
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