About Us

A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, including, but not limited to sprains and fractures, bunions, heel pain/spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses.

Call to request an appointment or to refer a patient:
989-254-6427
 

Our Doctors

Dr Jeffrey Stone, DPM

Dr. Thimesch utilizes the latest, most advanced techniques for correcting bunions, like the Swiss Compression Technique. This new technique in bunion correction, developed in Switzerland, involves cutting the protruding bone, then realigning it using a small, stainless steel screw. The screw remains imbedded in the bone much like a filling in a tooth. This procedure is less inhibiting than the former use of pins and wires and it can be comfortably performed in our new, state-of-the-art, foot and ankle center under local anesthesia, or with intravenous sedatives administered by trained anesthesia personnel.

  • Education:
    • Iowa State University, B.S. Degree – Biology & Chemistry Graduate – 1982
    • William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine – 1986
    • Residency Thorek Hospital, 1986-1987
  • Licensure:
    • Illinois Medical License
    • Florida Medical License
  • Experience:
    • Medical Director of Contract Services for Ankle/Foot
    • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
    • Member: American Podiatric Medical Association
    • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

 

Dr Fadi Jaafar, DPM

Dr. Thimesch utilizes the latest, most advanced techniques for correcting bunions, like the Swiss Compression Technique. This new technique in bunion correction, developed in Switzerland, involves cutting the protruding bone, then realigning it using a small, stainless steel screw. The screw remains imbedded in the bone much like a filling in a tooth. This procedure is less inhibiting than the former use of pins and wires and it can be comfortably performed in our new, state-of-the-art, foot and ankle center under local anesthesia, or with intravenous sedatives administered by trained anesthesia personnel.

  • Education:
    • Iowa State University, B.S. Degree – Biology & Chemistry Graduate – 1982
    • William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine – 1986
    • Residency Thorek Hospital, 1986-1987
  • Licensure:
    • Illinois Medical License
    • Florida Medical License
  • Experience:
    • Medical Director of Contract Services for Ankle/Foot
    • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
    • Member: American Podiatric Medical Association
    • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

 

Dr Michael Holland, DPM

Dr. Thimesch utilizes the latest, most advanced techniques for correcting bunions, like the Swiss Compression Technique. This new technique in bunion correction, developed in Switzerland, involves cutting the protruding bone, then realigning it using a small, stainless steel screw. The screw remains imbedded in the bone much like a filling in a tooth. This procedure is less inhibiting than the former use of pins and wires and it can be comfortably performed in our new, state-of-the-art, foot and ankle center under local anesthesia, or with intravenous sedatives administered by trained anesthesia personnel.

  • Education:
    • Iowa State University, B.S. Degree – Biology & Chemistry Graduate – 1982
    • William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine – 1986
    • Residency Thorek Hospital, 1986-1987
  • Licensure:
    • Illinois Medical License
    • Florida Medical License
  • Experience:
    • Medical Director of Contract Services for Ankle/Foot
    • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
    • Member: American Podiatric Medical Association
    • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

 


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