Dr. James Hong, DPM

Dr. James Hong, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. James Hong, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in podiatric surgery.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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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."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

2  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

36  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 and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • 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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14  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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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 to recommend Dr. Hong

4.8

Based on 29 reviews

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He took his time, good eye contact. Explained what was going on with my foot.
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Barbara Milakovic – Sep 18, 2018
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I was pretty bummed after tearing my Achilles’ tendon just before July 4th. I was calling around trying to find a doctor who would see me as soon as possible. Finally a friend recommended me to Dr. Hong. He was able to see me right away. He did a great job during my surgery and my recovery. He, as...Read More
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Michael in Crown Point, IN – Mar 28, 2018
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WONDERFUL, GREAT TREATMENT
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Peggy Adkins – Feb 22, 2018
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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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Debra Rowe – Jan 18, 2018
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absolutely patient concerned. Takes time to explain and answer questions.
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Michael Millsap – Jan 18, 2018
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