Health Insurance Verification Service

Our office offers Health Insurance Verification Service.  Health care is a very complicated process and insurance is very difficult to understand. Our staff member Ava Haroldson is an expert in health insurance, having worked in many capacities for health care provider and insurance organizations.  Ava will help you to understand how your insurance works.  The … Read more Health Insurance Verification Service

ACFAS Pacific Region Complications Seminar

Dr. Hoy attended the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Pacific Region Complications Seminar held at Swedish Medical Center Cherry Hill Campus on Saturday, November 3, 2018, a continuing education program of the Western University of Health Sciences.  Resident physicians from throughout the States of Washington and Oregon presented regarding complications of foot and … Read more ACFAS Pacific Region Complications Seminar

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Meeting Days 3 and 4

On the third and fourth days of the conference, speakers lectured on the following topics: Tendinopathy, including treatments involving platelet rich plasma, extracorporeal shock wave therapy Spiraldynamic: a new rehabilitation technique Ankle Joint Osteochondral Defects Foot Orthoses for Foot and Knee Pain Rebuilding the Foot Improving Bone Health Physical Therapy Shoe Technology Nutrition

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Meeting Day 2

Excellent speakers and teachers today, including the team surgeon for the Green Bay Packers, distinguished faculty from Italy, United Kingdom and Germany, and Olympic Swimmer Gary Hall, Jr..  Dr. Hoy learned about the following topics: Plantar Fascia Rupture Jone’s Fracture Lisfranc’s Joint Injury Achilles Tendon Rupture Navicular Stress Fracture Ankle Equinus Bunion Surgery in the … Read more American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Meeting Day 2

Recent Milestones in Podiatry

South Carolina.  On May 17, 2018, South Carolina signed into law H 3622, an updated podiatry scope-of-practice act to allow doctors of podiatric medicine to medically and surgically treat the ankle, and gain greater amputation privileges as well. The podiatry scope-of-practice statute was last updated in 1976.  This scope of practice victory was achieved through extensive grass … Read more Recent Milestones in Podiatry

Ava’s Birthday Celebration, GSBA Cruise 2018

We celebrated Ava’s birthday with lunch at Tribeca Restaurant near the office, and took part in the Greater Seattle Business Association’s annual Seattle harbor cruise.  It was a great celebration and we had lots of fun.  Ava made connections with many professionals from around the area and won a prize. “This is a welcoming place … Read more Ava’s Birthday Celebration, GSBA Cruise 2018

Parking Options

We have several choices for parking, marked numbers 1-3 on the map below: Choice #1: Medical Dental Building parking lot.  This is valet parking and involves the least amount of walking.  Take the elevator up and we are to the left. Choice #2: Pacific Place parking lot.  This is across the street and the least … Read more Parking Options

Orthopedic Surgeons Support VA Provider Equity Act

July 19 marked an important milestone for the American Podiatric Medical Association‘s VA Provider Equity Act, H.R. 1058, as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) indicated their support for the bill in a letter to its primary sponsor, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH).  Dr. Wenstrup, who is board-certified by … Read more Orthopedic Surgeons Support VA Provider Equity Act