Dr. H. John “Bud” Visser
Dr. H. John “Bud” Visser – Cardinal Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2015
Class of 1970
Dr. H. John “Bud” Visser is an internationally recognized podiatric surgeon who graduated from Cardinal High School in 1970, Hiram College in 1974, Magna Cum Laude, and finally, the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1978. Bud is a Diplomate with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, as well as a Fellow at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. From 1985 to 1988, he served as President of the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association and as President of the Missouri Board of Podiatric Medicine from 2008 to 2012. Appointed to the Missouri State Board of Podiatric Medicine in 1988, Bud continues to serve in that capacity today. Named Missouri Podiatrist of the Year in 1995, he also received the American Podiatric Association’s Meritorious Service Award in 1997.