Jonathan Hook DPM

Jonathan Hook DPM


Dr. Jonathan L. Hook is board certified in foot, rearfoot reconstruction, and ankle surgery. He received comprehensive training in the operative and non-operative management of foot and ankle disorders. He is accomplished in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and specializes in complex reconstructive procedures, sports medicine, trauma, arthroscopy, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr. Hook completed a three-year surgical residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago in 2017. He received his Doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine and Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Rosalind Franklin University in 2014. Dr. Hook earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Bradley University in 2010. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Hook acts as the Fellowship Program Director of the WFAI Advanced Foot & Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship.

He also remains actively involved in resident education and lecturing, and is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Hook places a strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine and individualizing the care of each patient to ensure successful outcomes. He provides all treatment options including preventative care, conservative management, and operative intervention. His passion for the foot and ankle is clearly seen in the dedication and compassion he has for his patients.


Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine – Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences/Pre-Medicine – Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Additional Training

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with additional credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) – Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL


Dr. Hook is actively involved in both research and education. He has presented research posters at local and national conferences on topics ranging from Achilles ruptures to Jones fractures. Additionally, he has published papers on topics ranging from plantar fasciitis to ankle fractures. Dr. Hook believes in research-based approach on clinical practice and is constantly attending conferences on new concepts in foot and ankle surgery. He also has a special interest in resident education and is heavily involved in the residency program at Mercy Hospital and Medial Center.
  • Narcisi F, Hook J, Wirt C. The Effects of True Weightbearing on Common Radiographic Measurements of the Foot. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2019.

  • Narcisi F, Hook J, Wirt C. Comparison of Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the Foot Based Upon Percentage of True Weightbearing. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL, 2018.

  • Hook J, Narcisi F. The Effect of Weightbearing Status on Common Radiographic Measurements in Foot and Ankle X-rays. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Nashville, TN, 2018.

  • Hook J, Narcisi F. Use of Tendon Balancing Procedures and Skin Plasty Technique for Primary Wound Closure on Cavovarus Deformity after Complete 5th Metatarsal Resection: A Case Study. 12th Annual International External Fixation Symposium, San Antonio, TX, 2017

  • Berns D. Burgess B, Hook J. The Effectiveness of A 5.5mm Intramedullary Screw For Fixation of Acute Jones Fracture. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL, 2017.

  • Mehta R, Burgess B, Hook J.  Screw Presence in The Fifth Metatarsal-Cuboid Joint  After Intramedullary Screw Fixation of Acute Jones Fractures. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL, 2017.

  • Hook J. Burgess B, Mehta R, A Minimally Invasive Approach to Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Viable Alternative to Open Repair.  ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2017.

  • Hook J. Burgess B, Berns D. Evaluation of Cellular Allogeneic Bone Graft on High Risk Hindfoot and Ankle Arthrodesis. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago IL, 2016

  • Berns D, Burgess B, Hook, J. A Minimally Invasive Approach to Correction of Fibular Ankle Fractures with the Fibulock TM Intermedullary Nail. Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago IL, 2016

  • Hook J, Perns S. Warfarin Induced Skin Necrosis in Foot and Ankle. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Austin, TX, 2016.

  • Hook J, Mehta R, Miklos R. C. Re-Amputation Rate Following Partial First Ray and Partial Fifth Ray Amputations. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, Austin, TX, 2016