About Dr. James R. Hirt, DPM
Dr. Hirt grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, where he completed his undergraduate studies at Lake Superior State University. He graduated with honors from the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society, earning a Bachelorís degree in Biology, with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. During undergraduate training, Dr. Hirt was selected for a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Grant for the study of Neuro-physiology of Parkinsonís disease at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Hirt completed his foundational medical education at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California, where he graduated with recognition from The National Scholars Honor Society. He went on to receive advanced podiatric training at prominent medical institutions in California, which included advanced training in diabetic wound care at the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital San Francisco.
Upon completing his medical school education, Dr. Hirt wanted to return to Michigan for further training. He was accepted for advanced foot and ankle surgical training residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center.
Dr. James R. Hirt, DPM
Accreditations and Affiliations:
Advanced training in diabetic wound care
Advanced training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery
Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association www.APMA.org
Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management www.AAPPM.org
Member of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association www.MPMA.org
Board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery www.ABPS.org
Dr. Hirt lives in the Fenton area with his wife, where they are raising their two young children.
The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 42(2):86-89, 2003
Abstract for Efficacy of Allogenic Bone Implants in a Series of Consecutive Elective Foot Procedures
"Dr James R. Hirt, guest speaker on teaching residents at Genesys, surgical procedures and techniques.