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Foot Care Institute in Windsor, ON is a private practice that specializes in foot health. We employ a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of foot conditions, including those that arise due to an underlying health problem, such as diabetic foot ulcers.

Our practice was founded more than 22 years ago. We have a satellite clinic located in London, ON. We treat patients of all age and activity levels, and referrals are not necessary.

Foot Care Institute operates under the leadership of Millicent Vorkapich-Hill, DPM, and James W. Hill, DPM, FACFAS. Millicent Vorkapich-Hill, DPM, is licensed as a Podiatrist and James Hill is registered as a Chiropodist in ON and also practices as a Podiatric Physician and Surgeon at the VA Hospital in Detroit Michigan. We are members of the following esteemed medical organizations:

Licensed

Private Practice

Foot Care Institute, Windsor, ON

General podiatric medicine and surgery, 1995 – present

Residency Training

Merrillville Health Center, Surgical Center, Merrillville, IN

Podiatric surgical residency, PSR-12 (trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the forefoot, rearfoot and ankle), 1993 –1994

Education

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), 1989 –1993

Niagara University, Lewiston, NY

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude 1985 – 1989

Leamington High School, Leamington, ON

Grades 9-13, 1980 –1985

Honours and Activities

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario

Assistant Adjunct Professor at the Department of Family Medicine, 2013 – 2018

Federation of International Podiatrists

Speaker – World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007
Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Hallux Limitus

Canadian Podiatric Medical Association

Speaker – Banff, AB in 2009 and Whistler, B.C. in 2008
“Suplasyn md: What is the current clinical thinking?”
Treasurer, 2005 – 2010

Ontario Podiatric Medical Association

Speaker – 83rd Annual Scientific Conference, Toronto, ON in 2007
Hallux Limitus
Past President

Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Conference

Speaker – Indianapolis, IN in 1994
Subtalar arthroereisis

Special Olympics Fit Feet Program

Volunteer – Windsor, ON in 2010

Niagara University Women’s Basketball Scholarship

1985 – 1989

Registered as a Chiropodist

Private Practice

Foot Care Institute, Windsor, ON

General podiatric medicine, 1998 – present (licensed as a chiropodist in Ontario)

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI

General podiatric medicine and surgery, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, trauma, rearfoot and reconstructive surgery, January 2015 – present

Athens Podiatry Group, Brownstown, MI

General podiatric medicine and surgery, diabetic limb salvage, trauma, rearfoot and reconstructive surgery, April 2005 – October 2013

Residency Training

Columbia North Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX

Podiatric surgical residency, PSR-24 (trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle, including diabetic limb salvage and trauma), 1996 – 1998

Education

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 1992–1996

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1988 –1992
Merit Scholar (Full-Tuition Academic Scholarship), 1988 – 1992

Farmington Hills Harrison High School, Farmington Hills, MI

Hospital Affiliations

Oakwood Southshore Medical Center, Trenton, MI

2005 – 2013

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, MI

2008 – 2013

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI

2015 – present

Honours and Activities

Special Olympics Fit Feet Program

Volunteer, 2005 – 2008

Healing the Children

Volunteer 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, Pediatric Foundation of Guatemala

Rotary Club Medical Brigade

Volunteer 2012, Nicaragua Medical Mission

Ontario Podiatric Medical Association

President, 2008 – 2009, 2016 – present

Ontario Podiatric Medical Association

Chairman, Annual Scientific Conference Committee, 2008 – 2009

Canadian Podiatric Medical Association

Secretary, 2005 – 2010
Vice-President, 2008 – 2009, 2016 – present

Michigan Surgical Hospital

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, July 2015 – present

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified in Foot Surgery
Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow, 2008 – present

American Podiatric Medical Association

Member

Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Peer Reviewer, 2017 – present

AO Podiatric Advanced Course

Attendee, Toronto, ON, 2004

Federation Internationale de Podologues, 2007 World Congress of Podiatry
Copenhagen, Denmark

Speaker
“Accessory Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle Presenting as Symptomatic Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome”

Ontario Podiatric Medical Association 2007 Annual Scientific Conference

Toronto, ON
Speaker
“Accessory Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle Presenting as Symptomatic Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome”

AO Podiatric Advanced Course

Attendee, Los Angeles, CA, 2008

Oakwood Healthcare System Speakers Bureau

Speaker, Canton, MI 2011
“Fixing Your Feet - A Foundation for Better Overall Health”

AO Podiatric Masters Course, Minimally Invasive Osteosynthesis Surgery (Cadavers)

Attendee, Las Vegas, NV, 2011

STAR Total Ankle Replacement Training Certificate

Chicago, IL, 2013

INBONE II/INBONE PROPHECY Total Ankle Replacement Training Certificate

Memphis, TN, 2013

Michigan Podiatric Medical Association, State Conference and Great Lakes Conference

Speaker, Troy, MI, 2013
“Podiatric Surgery in Central America, Lessons Brought Home to Michigan”

STAR Total Ankle Replacement Training

Las Vegas, NV, 2015

Lapiplasty Bioskills Training Course

Southfield, MI, 2017

Volunteer Work

We aim to serve our community by joining worthy initiatives and supporting nonprofit organizations. Our team raises funds for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the shoe drives of the Downtown Mission. Additionally, we participate in the CMHA’s annual Ride Don’t Hide event, to raise awareness and money for essential mental health programs.

To speak with one of our practitioners, call our office at 519-258-3668 and schedule an appointment.
A referral is not required.

 
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