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Roderick Hunter, DPM, MD

Roderick Hunter, DPM, MD

Podiatric Surgery
Roderick C. Hunter Jr., DPM completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Dallas UTD, earning a B.A. in Biology with a minor in Psychology. He then spent a year as a graduate assistant in the Sickle Cell Research Lab under Dr. Betty Pace at UTD. He matriculated on to The New York College of Podiatric Medicine NYCPM in 2005 after meeting Dr. Laurence Lowy who was very influential in his decision to pursue Podiatry as a profession.

While at NYCPM, Dr. Hunter was involved in several student organizations and served as Honor Council representative for all four years, Student Ambassador Coordinator, SNPMA Delegate, Orthopedics Club Vice-President, and Surgery Rotation Coordinator. He was also the recipient of the Michael J. Valletta Scholarship, APMA Educational Scholarship, Pedinol Award for Dermatology, and the NYCPM Scholarship.

He completed his PMS36 residency at Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood, TX in 2012. During his residency he presented several grand rounds on various topics including AO Fixation, Pedal Coalitions, Jones Fractures, and Lateral Ankle Pathology.

He enjoyed a successful practice in the Killeen-Ft. Hood area for 6 years, and is currently practicing in Plano, TX. During his time in practice Dr. Hunter has served on several committees for the American Podiatric Medical Association, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, and American College of Foot Ankle Surgeons. He currently serves as committee chair for the TPMA Young Members Committee. Dr. Hunter is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is a Prince Hall Mason. He is very active in his community, and participates in multiple volunteer events throughout the year.

Dr. Hunter proudly served as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division from 1995-1999. During that time Dr. Hunter was an airborne infantry medic attached to HHC305 PIR. He gives credit to his military experience for teaching him integrity, honor, responsibility, respect.

As a veteran, one of Dr. Hunters greatest joys is being able to serve those that serve and protect our country. Dr. Hunter's passion for serving his community is evidenced through the respect and admiration he garnered from his patients.

In his spare time, Dr. Hunter enjoys bass fishing, clay shooting, and spending time with his family.

Achilles Tendinitis

Anesthesia (Topical, Local and Regional Blocks)

Ankle Joints

Ankle Stabilization Procedures

Ankles

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthroplasty, with or without Implants, Tarsal and Ankle joints

Athlete's Foot

Bunions

Claw Toe

Clubfoot

Corns & Callouses

Debridement of Ulcer

Diabetic Foot

Digital Exostectomy

Digital Fusions

Digital Tendon Transfers, Lengthening, Repair

Digital/Ray Amputation

Excision of Accessory Ossicles, Midfoot and Rearfoot

Excision of Benign Bone Cysts and Bone Tumors, Forefoot

Excision of Sesamoids

Excision of Skin Lesion of Foot and Ankle

Excision of Soft Tissue Mass (Neuroma, Ganglion, Fibroma)

Flat Feet / High Arches

Flatfoot Progressive

Foot Pain / Metatarsalgia

Hallux Valgus Repair With or Without Metatarsal Osteotomy

Hammer Toe

Heel Pain

Incision of Abscess

Incision of Onychia

Ingrown Toenail

Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fracture

Major Tendon Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

Metatarsal Excision

Metatarsal Exostectomy

Metatarsal Osteotomy

Midtarsal and Tarsal Exostectomy (Include Posterior Calc Spur)

Morton's Neuroma

Nail Fungus Infection

Neurolysis of Forefoot Nerves

Neurolysis of Nerves, Rearfoot

Onychoplasty

Open and Closed Reduction Fractures of the Ankle and Calcaneus

Open/Closed Reduction of Foot Fracture Other than Digital or Metatarsal

Open/Closed Reduction, Digital Fracture

Open/Closed Reduction, Metatarsal Fractures

Osteotomies of Midfoot

Osteotomies of the Rearfoot

Osteotomies of the Rearfoot – Talus and Calcaneus

Osteotomy, Multiple, Tarsal Bones (e.g. Tarsal Wedge Osteotomies)

Osteotomy, Tibia, Fibula

Perform History and Physical Exam

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciotomy with or without Excision of Calc Spur

Plantar Warts

Rearfoot Fusion

Recessions

Removal of Foreign Body

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sesamoiditis

Skin Grafts

Stress Fractures

Subtalar Joint Arthrodesis

Surgical Treatment of Osteomyelitis of Ankle

Suspensions

Syndactylism Revision

Syndactylization of Digits

Tarsal Coalition Repair; Arthrodesis Tarsal

Tendon Lengthening (Nondigital)

Tendon Rupture Repair (Nondigital)

Tendon Transfers (Nondigital)

Tendon Transpositionings

Tenodesis

Tenotomy/Capsulotomy, Digit

Tenotomy/Capsulotomy, Metatarsal, Phalangeal Joint

Toe and Forefoot Fractures

Traumatic Injury of Foot and Related Structures

Treatment of Deep Wound Infections, Osteomyelitis