Posts for category: Podiatry
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A podiatrist is a physician and surgeon who treats the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg.
Podiatrists must complete four years of podiatric medical school to become a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). Like other medical doctors, most of the third and four years are spent training in hospitals and clinics.
Most states require post-graduate training. Current graduates have three years of residency training, similar to that of other physicians. Finally, podiatrists can earn board certification after further clinical experience and examination.
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