Health Services


The Madigan Orthopedics Team is ready to help you to return to gardening, running, playing sports with less pain.

Do Not let Pain keep you from completing activities you want to do!

Madigan Orthopedics team consists of a wide range of specialty doctors ready to assist in providing you care. Specialty doctors include podiatry, hand, ankle, shoulder, hip, knee, and oncology. Orthopedics teams are available to treat a wide variety of diagnoses including arthritis, joint pain, sprains/strains, or other impairments which may diminish your quality of life.

Services included below:

  • Podiatry (Foot and Ankle)
  • Hand
  • Total Joint Program
  • Sports Team
  • Oncology
  • Shoulder
  • General Surgery
Thank you for choosing Madigan Army Medical Center for your upcoming procedure. No matter how extensive your procedure, we know surgery is a significant event for anyone, and we want to assure you that your multidisciplinary team of providers will care for you at all times. In addition to improving your health in the safest of environments, our goal is to ensure that your surgical experience at Madigan is a positive one. We encourage open communication with our patients, so if you have questions or feedback that would improve your experience with us, please let us know! MHS Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Foot and Ankle Team:

The foot and ankle service in the department of orthopedics provides our patients comprehensive care for traumatic, athletic, and degenerative conditions of the lower extremity.  Our team of professionals will help you navigate the care of surgical and non-surgical conditions of the ankle and foot.  We consist of one orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle reconstruction, three podiatrists, a team nurse, and support staff who are dedicated to helping our patients.  Common things we treat are fractures, tendon injuries, bone and cartilage problems, sprains, heel pain, bunions, and toe/toenail problems.
We have an in-house orthotic and brace shop that can also assist our patients. Check your TRICARE plan to see if you are eligible for their services.


Podiatry is the treatment of feet and associated ailments. A podiatrist is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), who specializes in the treatment of foot, ankle, and related structures to the leg. Podiatrists have completed rigorous work with foot and ankle training as well as hospital-based training, making them highly qualified for this part of the body. The Madigan Podiatry team are highly qualified team that are looking to assist in providing quality care and taking time to answer questions.
Staff Bios:
Dr. Huang:
Dr. Dennis Huang is a graduate of the University of Illinois. He obtained his podiatric degree at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. His podiatric residency was at Salt Lake City.
Dr. Huang has more than 20 years of experience in treating foot and ankle conditions. Dr. Huang is a Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Foot Surgery.
Dr. Jerome Benavides:
LTC Jerome Benavides earned his Doctor of Medicine and then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.  He then completed his orthopedic foot and ankle reconstruction fellowship in Houston, Texas in 2009.  He specializes in traumatic and athletic injuries to the foot and ankle.  He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.
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Address & Hours

Madigan Army Medical Center
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Selected Training Holidays.


Contact us:

To contact the Orthopedic and Podiatry clinic, please call 253-968-1790.

Option #1 will bring you to the Tricare Appointment Line

Option #2 routes to the clinic Call Center
(please LEAVE A VOICEMAIL, the clinic is on VOICEMAIL ONLY)

Option #3 routes to the Cast Room
(please LEAVE A VOICEMAIL if your call is not answered)

Option #4 to Brace Shop does NOT work (select Option 3 instead)

Voicemails are checked daily and calls returned within 3 business days.

*Another option is to send a message to the clinic via MHS GENESIS Patient Portal
(clinic names are: JBLM Madigan_Podiatry Services Messages and JBLM Madigan_Orthopedic Services Messages)
--  these messages are checked and responded to within 3 business days by clinic RN

Madigan Information

Telephone Number(s)

Madigan Directory Assistance:
(253) 968-1110
Puget Sound Military Appointment Center:
(800) 404-4506
Health Net Federal Services:    
(844) 866-9378
Madigan Referral Management Center:    
253-968-1145 option #5
Patient Assistance Center:    
(253) 968-1145 
Beneficiary Counseling & Assistance Coordinators:     
(253) 968-1145, option #3
Patient Advocacy
253-968-1145, option #4
Nurse Advice Line (always open):    
(800) TRICARE (874-2273)

Your Electronic Health Record

Location: Click Map Below for Directions

9040A Jackson Ave, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98431


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