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YES... We are open and treating patients!

We are committed to maintaining our patients' and our staff's health during this period

  1. We screen all patients entering our office for:
    • Fever/Cough/SOB
    • Traveling from any CV hot Spots
    • Any contact with someone who has contracted Covid-19
  2. Your temperature will be taken upon arrival.
  3. We are sanitizing everything possible between patient visits and throughout the day.
  4. Limiting the # of people in the building.
  5. Maximizing the distance between patients during your office visits.
  6. Wearing PPE.
  7. We are offering Telehealth Visits.

Board Certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

dr james c meadePost Graduate Training

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency - St. Mary Medical Center & Merrillville Surgical
  • Center (1992-1993)- Hobart & Merrillville, IN

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center - Hobart, IN
  • The Methodist Hospitals - Gary & Merrillville, IN
  • Broadwest Specialty Surgical Center - Merrillville, IN
  • Franciscan Health - Michigan City, IN
  • Lake Park Surgicare - Hobart, IN
  • Pinnacle Hospital - Crown Point, IN
  • LaPorte Medical Group Surgical Center - LaPorte, IN
  • Franciscan Health - Crown Point, IN
  • LaPorte Hospital - LaPorte, IN
  • Woodland Surgical Center - Michigan City, IN


  • 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


  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified

Professional Affiliations

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


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.

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