Dr. Nathan Hunt Joins OCR

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For Immediate Release: September 16, 2010

Contact: Armi Hall, (970) 419-7140, ahall@orthohealth.com

Dr. Nathan Hunt Joins Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
as Podiatrist, Diabetic Foot & Wound Care Specialist

Dr. Nathan Hunt has joined the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies as a podiatrist caring for patients with foot and ankle conditions and injuries, including those who have diabetes-related problems such as recent or chronic wounds.

Appointments with Dr. Hunt may be made at the Orthopaedic & Spine CenterМ_s offices in Fort Collins and Loveland. Call 970-419-7050 or 800-722-7441.

Dr. Hunt is a native of Fort Collins who is returning here to practice podiatry medicine.

Dr. Hunt is OCRМ_s second podiatrist, joining Dr. Thomas Hecker. They are two of OCRМ_s team of foot and ankle specialists, together with orthopaedic surgeons Drs. Michael Houghton and Wesley Jackson.

Dr. Hunt is seeing patients at OCR after moving here from the Scott & White Hospital at the Texas A&M School of Medicine, where he completed a two-year research and patient care fellowship in diabetes and wound care. Dr. HuntМ_s fellowship was sponsored by the American Diabetes Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Fellowships provide additional, specialized training for doctors following completion of their residency. The additional training gives physicians the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and expertise in their area of interest.

Prior to the diabetes-wound care fellowship, Dr. Hunt completed his three-year podiatry residency at Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Illinois (2005-08). He earned his podiatry medical degree from the Scholl College of Podiatry at Rosalind Franklin University in the Chicago area (2003-2005).

Dr. Hunt was born in Fort Collins and grew up in Idaho, where his parents live and his father has practiced as a veterinarian.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Hunt enjoys spending time with his family and reading, writing, and running.

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