Bio – Dr. Mark Hinkes

DPM Podiatrist | Consultant | Educator | Author

Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM, is one of America’s leading authorities on diabetic foot health, foot care, and amputation prevention. He has been practicing Podiatric Medicine and Surgery since 1976. He has been the Chief of the Podiatry Service and Director of Podiatric Medical Education for the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, part of the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System. He was Chairman of the Preservation Amputation Care and Treatment (PACT) Program for more than a decade.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Professional Wound Care Association and is a diplomat of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is also a consultant for several medical device companies and travels nationally and internationally as a speaker.

Dr. Hinkes is the author of Keep the Legs You Stand On, and Healthy Feet for People with Diabetes. For more details on Dr. Hinkes’ education, experience, background, and credentials please visit