Podiatry is the medical specialty focused upon problems with the feet and ankles. Doctors Of Podiatric Medicine-also known as DPM’s-are specifically trained to diagnose and treat all pathology within the human foot/ankle. Podiatric physicians are educated in medical schools across the country involving a rigorous four-year medical curriculum. Further training after graduation from medical school is accomplished through the process of residency education. Most physicians seek further qualification through a process of board certification following their residency.
DPM’s work in a variety of clinical settings including private offices, multi-specialty clinics, orthopedic practices, wound care clinics, private hospitals, Veterans Administration Hospitals, and surgery centers.
If you are seeking medical attention from one of our physicians and would like to contact a podiatric physicians nearby to where you live-please visit our “Find a Podiatrist“ tool.
If you are interested in a career in podiatric medicine-please contact us to shadow and visit with one of our members about their career. You may also visit the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine: