Dr. McAleer is a podiatrist with JCMG Podiatry. He is experienced in all aspects of foot and ankle care including surgical and conservative means of treatment. He is also well-versed in lower extremity wound care and is a faculty member at the St. Mary’s Wound Care Center. Dr. McAleer has a special interest in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as the management and correction of pediatric lower extremity birth defects. He specializes in bunion/hammertoe surgery, flatfoot deformity correction, Joint arthritis management, heel pain management, repair of tendon tears/ruptures and fracture management of the foot and ankle.
Bio for J.P. McAleer, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. J.P. McAleer received his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated in the top of his class. He went on to complete his internship and residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine which is part of New York University (NYU). In 2012–13, The Mount Sinai Medical Center was recognized on the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” ranking 14th among the approximately 5,000 hospitals in the US. During his training there he earned the respect of his attending physicians and fellow residents and served as chief resident.
Dr. McAleer is experienced in all aspects of foot and ankle care including surgical and conservative treatment options. He is well versed in lower extremity wound care and is a faculty member at the SSM Health – St. Mary’s Wound Care Center. Dr. McAleer has a special interest in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as diabetic limb salvage procedures. He specializes in bunion/hammertoe surgery, flatfoot deformity correction, management of joint arthritis, heel pain, repair of tendon tears/ruptures and fracture management of the foot and ankle. He cares for both pediatric and adult patients.
Dr. McAleer co-introduced laser nail treatment for fungal toenails to the Jefferson City area. He and his partner, Dr. William Duke, helped to establish the care protocols and treatment method for this new technology. He also introduced several cosmetic foot procedures to the medical group including the use of dermal filler injections for the ‘foot-facelift’ procedure.
Dr. McAleer entered private practice in 2006. He is a shareholder partner at the Jefferson City Medical Group. He also has privileges at SSM Health – St. Mary’s Hospital, the JCMG Outpatient Surgery Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. McAleer is a member of the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce. He holds a second degree black belt in Ryu Renshi Dan Karate and is an exercise and cycling enthusiast. He enjoys spending his free time traveling with his family.
Dr. McAleer has authored articles published in several medical journals. He has lectured internationally.
Degree in Podiatric Medicine – New York College of Podiatric Medicine; internship & residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, N.Y.
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery; Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Served as Chief Resident at Mount Sinai Medical Center – New York, NY; Pi Delta Podiatric Honor Society member; Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Distinguished Scholar Award; Certificate of Recognition for involvement in the World Trade Center disaster relief efforts on September 11, 2001.