Take A New Look at Foot & Ankle Surgeons

With more education and training specific to the foot and ankle than any other healthcare provider, foot & ankle surgeons are the leading experts in foot and ankle care today.

Unmatched Education & Training

  • Four years at a postgraduate podiatric medical school to earn a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree.
  • Minimum three-year foot and ankle surgical residency program approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education.
  • Fellowship in areas like reconstructive surgery, deformity correction, and sports medicine.

Certification Matters

  • Board-certified by an independent certifying agency, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, in foot surgery and/or reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery.
  • Only board-certified Fellows of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) are distinguished with the credentials of FACFAS and Associate members are board-qualified with AACFAS credentials.

Collaboration Is Key

  • Regularly collaborate on multidisciplinary teams in both in-patient and out-patient settings.
  • Experts in chronic conditions like diabetes, infections, cardiovascular disease, and arthritis, that affect lower extremities.

Did You Know?

Foot & ankle surgeons diagnose and treat all conditions of the lower extremities including:

  • Amputation prevention
  • Ankle and foot arthritis
  • Ankle instability
  • Bone infections
  • Bunions
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Foreign body injuries
  • Fracture repair
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel pain
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Nail fungus
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon disorders
  • Warts

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