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.
Hook J, Martini, C, Potter, B. Key Insights On Retrograde Intramedullary Fixation Of Distal Fibular Fractures, Podiatry Today, January 2019
Hook J. Wilson, J, Wirt C. Benefits of Gastrocnemius Recession for Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis. Lower Extremity Review, August 2018.
Hook J, Martini C. Do Eccentric Exercises Make a Difference in Conservative Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy? Lower Extremity Review, April 2018.
Hook J, Wirt C. A Closer Look At The Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair. Podiatry Today, February 2018.
Hook J, Wilson J. Why All Stages of Hallux Rigidus Deserve Consideration of Cheilectomy as a First-line Surgical Intervention. Podiatry Today, January 2018.
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