Podiatry (Foot & Ankle)
Dr. John Hester is our board certified podiatrist, and is skilled in assessing and treating various foot injuries and pathologies.
He is certified in extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic heel pain.
Dr. Hester is affiliated with The New England Baptist Hospital and Boston Outpatient Surgical Suites where he performs bunionectomies, hammertoe repairs, and other surgical procedures on the foot.
A diplomat to the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
A consultant to the Boston Celtics
Treats world-class runners.
Prior to becoming a podiatrist, Dr. Hester was a practicing physical therapist.
Education: William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, 1989
1989 D.P.M Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
1983 M.S. Physical Therapy Boston University, MA
1980 B.S. Biology Boston College
Post Doctoral Training
1989-1991 Podiatric Surgical Residency Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
1989-1991 Clinical Consultant, Diabetic Foot Clinics Baylor College of Medicine
Licensure and Certifications
Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic heel pain
1991-1996 Residency Training Committee, Texas State Board of Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
1995-1996 Officer, Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
1995-1996 Quality Improvement Committee Chairman, MacGregor Medical Association
1990-1996 Medical Team, Houston- Tenneco Marathon
Oral Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Skills Examiner Committee, Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
Awards and Honors
Summa Cum Laude Graduate
1989 Proficiency in anatomy Award, Academic Proficiency Award
1985-1988 Dean’s List
1986-1988 Durlacher Honor Society
1989 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient
1987 Illinois Podiatric Medical Association Scholarship Recipient
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Fellow, American college of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Podiatric Medical Association
Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Association