Articles on Podiatrist


How To Become A Podiatrist

Podiatrists must earn a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree and complete a 3-year residency program. Podiatrists must be licensed.

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Podiatric Medical School

A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine is considered a medical doctor of the foot and ankle and receives an education very similar to that of a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.).

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Amount Of Schooling To Become A Podiatrist

Podiatrists are narrowly focused healthcare practitioners who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of the foot, ankle and their related tissues and structures. The feet are unusually complicated structures, containing approximately half of the body's bones and a large number of small muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels.

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