Our Staff

All professionals at Podiatric Medical Associates PC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


James C. Meade, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, Indiana Podiatric Medical Association

Post Graduate Training

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency - St. Mary Medical Center & Merrillville Surgical
  • Center (1993-2007)- Hobart & Merrillville, IN

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • The Methodist Hospitals - Gary & Merrillville, IN
  • Broadwest Specialty Surgical Center - Merrillville, IN
  • St. Anthony Memorial Hospital - Michigan City, IN
  • Lake Park Surgicare - Hobart, IN
  • The Medical Group Surgery Center - Michigan City, IN
  • St. Anthony Medical Center - Crown Point, IN

Education

  • Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (Cum Laude) - Chicago, IL
  • St. Louis University, B.S. Biology (Magna Cum Laude)
  • J.D. Darnall High School, (Honors) Geneseo, IL

Accreditations

 

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified

Personal

Dr. Meade has practiced in NW Indiana since 1992, where he is actively involved in community organizations and his church.  He has been extensively involved in a podiatric surgical residency program since 1993 as an active board member and attending physician.  Dr. Meade has given numerous lectures to the community and health-related groups on medicine and surgery of the foot and ankle.  He has participated in various health fairs providing foot screenings and professional advice.  Being a past (and current) athlete, Dr. Meade has a keen interest in sports medicine and helping athletes return to competition as soon as possible.  He graduated with honors from medical school and completed his post-graduate surgical residency training in NW Indiana.  He and his wife, Tammie, live in Valparaiso, Indiana.


Stephen K. Grandfield, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Past President of the following:

Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
Broadwest Surgical Center
Indiana Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
Ogden Dunes Lions Club

Post Graduate Training

  • U.S.A.F. Regional Hospital, Podiatric Surgical Residency, Chanute, A.F.B. - IL

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • The Methodist Hospitals - Gary & Merrillville, IN
  • Broadwest Specialty Surgical Center - Merrillville, IN
  • Vibra Hospital - Crown Point, IN

Education

  • Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (Cum Laude)- Chicago, IL
  • Indiana University, A.B. Zoology - Bloomington, IN
  • Hammond Gavit High School - Hammond, IN  

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Subsection Chief - St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • Director of Podiatric Medical Education - St. Mary Medical Center & Illiana Medical & Surgical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency Program (1990-2007)
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Education
  • Member, Indiana Podiatric Medical Association - Past President

Accreditations

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified

Personal

Dr. Grandfield is a long time resident of Ogden Dunes where he lives with his wife Ana Maria. He is active professionally, especially in educating young podiatrists.  He is active in his community and church.  He enjoys antique cars, hiking, and is an avid boater.


Christopher S. Grandfield, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Past President of the following:

Indiana Podiatric Medical Association

Post Graduate Training

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency, St. Mary Medical Center
  • Broadwest Surgical Center, Hobart & Merrillville, IN 

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • Broadwest Specialty Surgical Center - Merrillville, IN
  • LaPorte Hospital - LaPorte, IN
  • LaPorte Medical Group Surgical Center - LaPorte, IN
  • Regency - Portage, IN

Education

  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
  • Indiana University, B.A. Biology - Bloomington, IN
  • Andrean High School - Merrillville, IN 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
  • Associate Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Assistant Director, Podiatric Surgical Residency Program of St. Mary
  • Medical Center & Broadwest Specialty Surgery Center

Accreditations

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified

Personal

Dr. Christopher Grandfield has practiced in NW Indiana since 2001.  He is very active with podiatric medical and surgical education.  His hobbies include home improvement projects, and everything automotive, and nautical.  He lives in LaPorte, with his wife Jennifer, and his sons Nicholas and Christian.


Jesse T. Murphy, DPM, AACFAS

 

Post Graduate Training

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency
  • Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Hospital – Maywood, IL  

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • Porter Regional Hospital - Valparaiso, IN
  • La Porte Hospital – La Porte, IN
  • St. Anthony Medical Center - Crown Point, IN
  • Regency Hospital - Portage, IN
  • Vibra Hospital - Crown Point, IN
  • Pinnacle Hospital - Crown Point, IN
  • La Porte Surgical Center – La Porte, IN
  • Broadwest Surgical Center- Merrillville, IN

Education

  • Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - North Chicago, IL       
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay,  BS in History and Biology - Green Bay, WI
  • Rich East High School – Park Forest, IL
     

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
  • Associate Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Accreditations

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified

Personal

Dr. Murphy has practiced in NW Indiana since 2014. Before becoming a Podiatrist he served in the Navy as a Corpsman. He  is an avid outdoorsman, loves football and golf, and plays the bagpipes. He and his wife Sharon,  live in Crown Point.