Oftentimes patients who present to a podiatrist do not have primary care physicians. A primary care physician is an MD or DO doctor who sees a variety of health problems and takes care of individuals in a general sense. Examples of primary care physicians include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Pediatrics. Patients often tend … Read more
The most diverse area of Seattle is growing, and there is a great need for foot and ankle medical and surgical services. Dr. Hoy was born and raised in South Seattle, still living on Beacon Hill. He is part of a Chinese- and now Mexican-American family. Dr. Hoy attended Rainier Beach High School, stayed locally … Read more
If you are in the Northgate area of Seattle, hop onto the Link Light Rail 1 Line if you need professional foot and ankle medical and surgical care. Our office is 13 minutes away from the Northgate Station. Get off at the Westlake Station and walk one block north. Thank you.
If you are in the Roosevelt/Green Lake area of Seattle, hop onto the Link Light Rail 1 Line if you need professional foot and ankle medical and surgical care. Our office is 10 minutes away from the Roosevelt Station. Get off at the Westlake Station and walk one block north. Thank you.
Our office has been meeting the foot and ankle medical and surgical needs of the faculty, staff and students of the University of Washington. An alumnus of the University (1994, Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology), Dr. Hoy is a Teaching Associate in the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. … Read more
Dr. Hoy will diagnose and treat your source of ankle pain and get you back to activities. There are several injuries that may be experienced, which can precede uncomfortable ankle pain. These may include falling or tripping in which a fracture can occur, or a medical condition such as ankle arthritis. Throbbing, aching, or feeling … Read more
Dr. Hoy can advise you on the qualities of a good shoe that will promote health of the feet, as well as make recommendations for shoes and inserts that you will need. Research has shown that wearing shoes that fit properly may aid in preventing uncomfortable foot conditions from developing. Ingrown toenails may occur if … Read more
Our office treats running injuries, and painful conditions that can be brought on by running, especially in bad shoes. For people who love the sport of running and jogging, it’s beneficial to learn what can be implemented to prevent running injuries. Research has shown the importance of having a physical examination prior to pursuing any … Read more
Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic arthritis that affects the whole body. It is important to see a primary care physician and maybe even a rheumatologist for medication to control this disease. It may also cause deformities in the feet that may require surgery, or painful calluses that need regular care. The condition known as rheumatoid … Read more
People who regularly stretch their feet and toes are more likely aware of the many benefits that may accompany these movements. These may include increased blood flow into the feet, the muscles in the sole of the feet being properly stretched, and possibly helping to balance flat feet or fallen arches. Many people may discover … Read more