Doctor J. John Hoy

Dr. Jinwah John Hoy

Dr. Jinwah John Hoy is an experienced Seattle podiatrist, foot and ankle physician and surgeon.  He is highly trained and has been in practice for 20 years.

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Education.  Born and raised in Seattle and a Washington Scholar, Dr. Hoy started his pre-medical studies in 1989 at the University of Washington in Seattle through its Honors Program, earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell and Molecular Biology in 1994.  

His interest in medicine brought him to the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995. He served as class delegate to the American Podiatric Medical Students Association. Dr. Hoy’s schooling was interrupted in 1996 to care for his parents during his father’s terminal illness. He then transferred to the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco in 1997, where he graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 2000.  

Residency. Dr. Hoy completed a hospital-based podiatric medical and reconstructive surgical residency in San Francisco and San Diego, California from 2000 to 2002. His residency was based at his medical school and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco.  He worked under some of the finest foot and ankle surgeons and other doctors of the University of California San Francisco/Stanford University Medical Center, San Francisco, and Kaiser Permanente, San Diego. Focuses of training included outpatient and inpatient hospital care in world-class facilities, trauma, diabetes and limb salvage, and reconstructive foot surgery.

Licensed.  Dr. Hoy has served patients in California, Texas, and Washington.  After his residency, he worked for a group of 11 podiatrists in 2002-2003 in San Antonio, Texas. He returned to Seattle to purchase a practice in his hometown in 2004 and has been practicing in this Downtown office since then.  He is licensed in the State of Washington as a Podiatric Physician and Surgeon.

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American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Certified.  Dr. Hoy is a Diplomate of both boards recognized by the American Podiatric Medical Association.  These certifications are from the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, granted in 2006 and recertified in 2015, and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, with Board Certification in Foot Surgery, granted in 2007 and recertified in 2015.

Hospital Privileges. Dr. Hoy has had active hospital privileges at Swedish Medical Center for inpatient care and surgery since 2004. He primarily operates at the Ballard Campus.

Professional Organizations.  Dr. Hoy is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (member since 2002). He is a member of the American (since 2001) and Washington State (since 2004) Podiatric Medical Associations, serving on the latter’s Board of Trustees.  He is also an Associate Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (since 2018). 

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Teacher.  Since 2005, Dr. Hoy has been a member of the Clinical Faculty of the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, as a Clinical Associate.  He instructs residents of the Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency Program.  He has also worked with residents of the Swedish Podiatric Surgical Residency as an attending physician in surgery and in the wound healing center, with nurses, pre-medical students from the University, and on the Board of Advisors of a local allied health professions school.  Read more.

Certified, American Institute of Healthcare Compliance
PAHCOM CMM certification

Practice Administrator.  A compliance professional and President of the practice, Dr. Hoy received the accredited Certified Medical Manager credential by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management, granted in 2012.  He is also certified by the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance as a Certified Healthcare Billing Specialist, granted in 2012, and a Certified Healthcare Collections Manager, granted in 2013.

“I am very happy with attention, medical experience I got in your clinic. Dr. Hoy is one of the best experienced doctors I’ve met. I would sure recommend him to the people who need this type of help. Thank you again.” -Irina O.