Originally from New York City, Dr. Charles Tirone, DPM, ABFAS and his family have made Kentucky their home since 1981. He is a graduate of the Jesuit St. John’s University in Queens, New York and studied Podiatric Medicine in Chicago in what is now the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine within the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine.
His post-graduate training was taken in the United States Army Medical Corp while stationed in Nuremberg, Germany and later at Ireland Army Hospital, Fort Knox, Kentucky. His military career continued after separation from active duty at the rank of Major as a brigade surgeon in the 1/623 Field Artillery of the Kentucky National Guard.
In addition to being board certified in both forefoot and rearfoot surgery, Dr. Tirone has an esteemed teaching background, with noted positions as the previous director of the podiatric surgical extern program for the United States Army as well as a medical instructor for the Army’s Special Forces units in Germany and Fort Knox. He is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center Family Practice Residency, as well as the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and has taught many student doctors throughout the last 25 years.
He has also had the privilege of serving as past President with the Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association and is a member of the Kentucky Board of Podiatry. He currently is Treasurer for the Kenton County Fiscal Board of Health, a member of the State of Kentucky Emergency Management Critical Response Team and serves as a Special Deputy for the Kenton County Sheriff, Chuck Korzenborn.
Dr. Tirone has numerous interests and spends his free time reading history, bird watching, gardening, target shooting, farming and playing guitar. Spending time with his wife of 43 years, 4 children, and 3 grandchildren is a priority.
His medical philosophy has always been to treat his patients with respect and dignity and to treat them in the same way he would wish to be treated if he were the patient.