Dr. Richard M. Hilker is board certified in foot and ankle surgery by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
Fort Wayne Podiatry Profile & Services
Dr. Richard M. Hilker, a highly-regarded podiatrist in Fort Wayne, brings over 25 years of experience to the podiatric field. The practice offers a wide array of foot and ankle care including treatment for bunions, neuromas, heel pain/spurs, flat feet, warts, hammertoes, in-grown toenails, corn and callouses. Besides treating these conditions, podiatric surgeons are uniquely qualified to detect the early stages of diseases that exhibit warning signs in the lower extremities, as well as manage those foot conditions which can pose an ongoing threat to a patient's overall health. Such illnesses include diabetes and its complications, arthritis and cardiovascular disease.
Procedures and Services we provide
We have available state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and well-trained staff for in-office procedures:
- Digital Ultrasonic Diagostic Imaging System
- PADnet+ (Biomedix) for detecting Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
- Digital Gait Software (with Digi-Pressure Platform for casting-free custom-fit foot supports)
- Custom-fit popular brand therapeutic shoes for diabetic Medicare footware program
Dr. Hilker is trained in TOPAZ (ArthroCare System) for problems with tendon and fascia, and current surgical procedures.
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