What Is a Podiatrist?

Podiatrists are doctors who diagnose and treat disorders of the human foot and ankle.

Podiatrists in the United States have a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree. This degree is awarded by accredited four year colleges of Podiatric medicine and surgery.
All graduates of a Podiatric college will go on to a two or three year residency program in surgery and medicine. There are many Podiatric physicians that will choose an area of Podiatry to sub-specialize in, including biomechanics of the foot and ankle, Geriatric care, or Pediatric care. Some will continue their education with a fellowship in surgery, sports medicine, or limb salvage. Podiatrists often recognize systemic disease by its manifestation in the foot. Examples of this include diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, and vascular disease.

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