Dr. John McGarry received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1985 and established Foot Specialist Associates, PC in 1987. He is a past director of the Residency Training Program at Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Hospital, serving in this capacity from 1993 until 2004. He has been active in education at both the state and national levels throughout his career. Dr. McGarry is also a past president of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. McGarry is married and has two adult children. He has a great love for the outdoors and for endurance sports. He has climbed all of the 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado at least once, is a fourth degree black belt in aikido and has also ridden his bicycle across the United States from the West Coast to the East Coast. Dr. McGarry is a devoted trail runner and has run many races including marathons and 100 mile races. He is most passionate about the Leadville 100 and has run that trail race on four different occasions. As a result of his own personal devotion to running, he feels a great commitment to treating athletes of all sports and abilities in addition to treating patients for other types of foot issues.
Currently, Dr. McGarry's interests include playing the guitar. He is a member of a local band and has played with his group at local venues. Dr. McGarry's professional affiliations include the Colorado Podiatric Medical Association, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.