It is our mission at Foremost Podiatry to provide high quality, individualized, state-of-the-art treatment in a caring environment. We listen to our patients’ questions and concerns, taking the time to understand your individual lifestyle and situation. This personal attention allows us to offer the best and most effective treatment options tailored to YOU. Our team of physicians is experienced, compassionate and well-trained. We take pride in helping you understand your condition and treatment options. We excel in conservative treatment to help you get better without surgery, but if surgery is necessary, we are well prepared to help you with the latest surgical techniques such as internal or external fixation, joint replacement, minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery, platelet rich plasma (PRP), extracorporeal shockwave, and more. Your health and satisfaction are our greatest priorities. We look forward to serving you.
Dr. Matthew K. Thomson, DPM
Dr. Matthew Thomson is a Michigan native. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 2002. He graduated with Honors from The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2006. Dr. Thomson then completed a competitive, three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency at The Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Thomson joined Dr. Throckmorton’s Lansing practice in 2009, and has been putting down roots ever since. Dr. Thomson is on staff at Sparrow, McLaren Greater Lansing, and Memorial hospitals. Dr. Thomson is board certified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Thomson enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife and three children. Dr. Thomson and family have been all over the state of Michigan camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, skiing, and hunting. He participates in multiple types of athletics including soccer, running, cycling, triathlons, tae kwon do, archery and yoga. Dr. Thomson’s other interests include active church membership, coaching his son’s soccer team, and fly-tying.
Dr. James R. Toney, DPM
Dr. James Toney was born and raised in Genesee County, MI. As a first generation physician, he understands and appreciates the importance of bedside manner. He has a passion for teaching and therefore believes spending time to educate his patients about their condition is key in successful treatment. For this reason, he encourages questions from his patients.
He received his undergraduate degree from Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI). From there, he elected to defrost for a bit, earning his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine (Glendale, AZ). While attending Podiatry school, he was elected class president and graduated in the top 10 of his class. He completed his formal education with a 3 year, surgical based residency program at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, MI. He has extensive training in a multitude of surgical and non-surgical foot and ankle treatment modalities. His surgical training included reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, as well as management of complicated diabetic foot infections/limb salvage.
Dr. Toney is board qualified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is on staff at Sparrow, McLaren Greater Lansing and Memorial Healthcare.
He is a family man and believes spending time with his family is important for a healthy life. He and his wife have settled in DeWitt with their two children. He is a sports nut and enjoys spending time outside. He and his family enjoy taking advantage of Michigan summers by camping, kayaking and traveling the coast. He would love the opportunity to aid you in achieving healthy, happy feet.
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