About the Doctors

Dr. Jason Miller

Background

  • Texas native that lives in the Houston area with his family
  • Graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and the Kent State University/Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH
  • Completed a three year foot and ankle surgical residency in Houston, TX

Professional

  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Soceity of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association (TPMA)
    • Board of Directors, Region VI (2005-2011)
    • Scope of Practice Committee (2006-2008)
    • Mentoring and Young Members Committee
    • Missions Committee — Chairman (2005-2011)
    • Continuing Medical Education Committee (2007-2011)
    • Budget & Finance Committee (2009-2011)
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation — Vice President (2005-2011)
  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
    • Active Member
    • Public Health and Preventative Podiatric Medicine Committee (2007-2011)
  • Harris County Podiatric Medical Society (HCPMS)
    • President (2005-2006)
    • Secretary (2006-2007)
    • TPMA Liason (2005-2010)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA) — Member
  • Podiatry Director, Houston Marathon (2004-2010)
  • University General Hospital, attending physician and faculty (2012 - present)
  • Adjunct Clinical Facility
    • Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery
    • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Podiatric Medicine
    • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Auxiliary Faculty
    • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University
  • El Nino de la Frontera Project, Reynosa Mexico
    • Pediatric Deformity Surgical Clinic (2003-2005)
  • San Miguel Mission Project, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
    • Pediatric and Adult Deformity Surgical Clinic (2006 to 2011)
  • National Youth Leadership Forum for Medicine — Lecturer
  • Kingwood Medical Center — Attending Physician and Faculty (2003-2010)
    • Attending Physican and Faculty
    • Administrative and Educational Coordinator (2003-2007)
    • Externship/Clerkship Director (2003-2007)
    • Board Member/Trustee (2003-2007)
  • St. Joseph Medical Center Surgical Residency — Attending Physician and Faculty (2013-present)
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Areas of Special Interest

  • Pediatric, adolescent, and young adult reconstructive surgery
  • Adult corrective and reconstructive surgery
  • Arthroscopic and endoscopic foot and ankle surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Trauma
  • Complicated, re-do, and complex patients and surgery

Hospital and Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Houston Ambulatory Surgery Center (Houston, TX)
  • Kingwood Medical Center (Kingwood, TX)
  • Kirby Glen Surgery Center (Houston, TX)
  • Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood (Kingwood, TX)
  • St Jospeph Medical Center (Houston, TX)

Dr. Laura Woodcox

Background

  • Graduate of University of Colorado in Boulder, CO.
  • Graduate of Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, IL.
  • Completed a 3 year surgical residency in Houston, TX.
  • Has been practicing in the Houston area since the late 1990s.

Professional

  • Active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Faculty, St Joseph Medical Center podiatric residency program

Dr. Daren Guertin

Background

  • Graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Graduate of of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Completed a 3 year surgical residency in Philadelphia, PA.
  • 6 Time NCAA All-American in swimming and diving
  • Has been practicing in the Houston area since 2006
  • Active member of the Rotary Club

Professional

  • Active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Academic Lecturer, Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Faculty, St Joseph Medical Center podiatric residency program
  • Faculty, Kingwood Medical Ceneter podiatric residency program

Dr. Elizabeth Fernandez-Arias

Background

  • Practice in El Paso, TX from 2008 until early 2013
  • 3 year residency trained in Florida
  • Graduate of the Kent State University/Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH
  • Graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)

Professional

  • Faculty, St Joseph Medical Center podiatric residency program
  • Active member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member, Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member, Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • Harris County Podiatric Medical Society, president 2015
  • Harris County Podiatric Medical Society, secretary 2014

Dr. Jacob Hord

Background

  • Grew up in Crosby, TX
  • Graduate of Texas A&M
  • Graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA
  • Graduate of a 3 year foot/ankle surgical residency in Dearborn, Michigan
  • Practiced in Louiville, KY for 7 years prior to coming back home to Texas to practice

Professional

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Active Member of the Amercian Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active Member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Asscociation
  • Active Member of the Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • Contributing author of many published medical articles and studies

Dr. Ava Washko

Background

  • Texas native
  • Attended Baylor University
  • Graduate of Kent State University School of of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH
  • Graduate of a 3 year foot/ankle surgical residency at St Joseph Medical Center in Houston, TX

Professional

  • Faculty, St Joseph Medical Center podiatric residency program
  • Active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Active member of the Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • ACLS and BLS certified

Office Locations

Our offices are located:

350 Kingwood Medical Dr, Suite 150
Kingwood, TX 77339
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Atascocita--The Colonnade
18455 W. Lake Houston Pkwy, Suite 280
Humble, TX 77346
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Baytown
2802 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521
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Physician Specialty Center
1900 North Loop West, Suite 570
Houston, TX 77018
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Office Hours
Monday thru Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Closed noon - 1 pm for Lunch

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Dr. Guertin
Dr. Miller
Dr. Hord
Dr. Woodcox
Dr. Fernandez-Arias
Dr. Washko
Practice Administrator: Scott
Houston Location Office Manager: Kristy
Dr. Guertin's assistant: Nancy
Dr. Miller's assistant: Mary Vargas
Billing and Paperwork: Glen Langford
DME: Mindy
Reception and Paperwork: Patricia