About Us

Board Certified Doctors Fred M. James and Matthew R. Hahne have been working together for over 18 years, and together they provide you with the finest medical and surgical services for all of your foot and ankle needs.

At Lincoln Foot Clinic, we care about your health and comfort, and our friendly, qualified staff is dedicated to providing you with the best services we can provide. We will carefully guide you through each step of your treatment process beginning with the initial evaluation.

For your convenience, we offer seven different practicing offices throughout Nebraska and Kansas. Please visit our Locations page for more information.


Dr. Fred M. James

Dr. Fred M. James is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Lincoln High School and then left for the west where he earned a a bachelor’s of science degree at Brigham Young University. He completed his medical training at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. James subsequently completed his residency training in Podiatric medicine and surgery at Woman’s General Hospital with training also at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland Ohio.He has been board certified by the American Board of of Podiatric Orthopedics as well as the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, as well as a member of the Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. James is trained in the  surgical and medical treatment of the foot and ankle.

Dr. James was appointed Director of Peer Review for the Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association. He is also a past president of the Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. James worked with the Nebraska state legislature in formulating the standards for radiation safety for Podiatric Medicine in the state of Nebraska. Dr. James has been a guest lecturer at several podiatric medical meetings throughout the country.

Dr. James is married to Reesa James and together they have raised six children.

Dr. Matthew R. Hahne

Dr. Matthew R. Hahne

 Dr. Matthew R. Hahne grew up in Cedar City, Utah. Dr. Hahne attended school in Cedar City and then attended Southern Utah University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science degree in Zoology/Chemistry. Dr. Hahne then went on to study Podiatric Medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1989. Dr. Hahne completed his surgical residency in Denver, Colorado at the Highlands Hospital/Presbyterian Hospital program. Following his residency, Dr. Hahne practiced in Las Vegas, Nevada for six years with Southwest Medical Associates. Dr. Hahne is a board certified food surgeon through the American Board of Food and Ankle Surgeons. He recently completed the recertification process earlier in 2014. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons as well. Dr. Hahne is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Hahne is married to Leanne Hahne and is in the process of raising four children. He is very active in his religious organization and loves working with the Boy Scouts of America. In his down time, he loves to golf and take periodic trips back to Utah to see the mountains. He particularly likes to visit Zion National Park and Arches National Park.