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  Residency Programs - Podiatric Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Clinical experience is drawn from 22 active podiatric attending physicians on staff and from the orthopedic attending staff, which includes both an orthopedic traumatologist and an orthopedic pediatric surgeon.
The program has formal rotations in podiatric surgery, emergency medicine, anesthesiology, internal medicine, orthopedics, pathology, medical imaging, and general surgery and a podiatry clinic/office rotation.
There are elective rotations in dermatology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, rheumatology, vascular surgery and plastic surgery.
www.csmc.edu /2896.html   (119 words)

  
  Podiatrist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Podiatric physicians may independently diagnose, treat and prescribe medicine and perform surgery for disorders of the foot and in most states the ankle and leg.
Because much work in podiatric medicine and surgery involves cutting of some kind, many procedures are considered surgical by insurance companies including tasks such as the (cutting of nails, removing of corns or callus) which the general public would not ordinarily consider to be surgery.
Podiatric surgery: The certifying boards for surgery in podiatric foot, ankle and leg surgery are the American Board of Podiatric Surgery or the newly formed board the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery (directed to MD's, DO's and DPM's).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Podiatrist   (1632 words)

  
 Podiatric surgery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Podiatric surgery is surgery performed by a "foot doctor".
Unlike other specialists, a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) is a separate degree from that of a Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).
Podiatrists are often paid less for the same surgery or treatment than an M.D. or D.O. Insurance companies say this is due to a lesser degree of education, but this is very often not the case.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Podiatric_surgery   (193 words)

  
 Calgary Foot Clinic : Services : Surgery
Podiatric surgery involves procedures both simple and complex: hammertoe to tendon repair, skin biopsy to ankle arthroscopy, bunion correction to flat foot reconstruction.
Surgery is often necessary treatment for relief of many painful foot deformities and traumatic injuries.
Surgery is usually performed in a surgery centre or hospital with sedation anesthesia.
www.foottalk.com /services_surgery.html   (1148 words)

  
 Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Podiatric surgery is surgery performed on the foot, ankle, or lower leg by highly qualified podiatric surgeons who are trained specifically to deal with these problems.
Podiatric surgery differs from other surgical procedures because of the special characteristics and functions of the lower extremity.
Surgery may be performed under local anesthesia or with light sedation administered by a trained anesthesia specialist.
www.drfootfixer.com /html/surgery.html   (887 words)

  
 Alleged negligent podiatric surgery (California). | Health Care Industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After the surgery, six of plaintiff's toes no longer touched the ground, causing a shift in her balance, pain, and difficulty walking.
Plaintiff contended that defendant performed too many procedures at one time; that he negligently performed the surgeries; that some of the operative procedures were added onto the surgery center's consent form after plaintiff was sedated for surgery; and that several other procedures were performed but were not listed on the form.
Podiatric malpractice--surgery allegedly performed in non-sterile environment in defendant's office--infection--osteomyelitis to toe--subsequent resection of toe (New York).
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/article/636382-1.html   (414 words)

  
 Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
The Podiatric Surgical Residency Program began in 1970 having two residents in a one-year surgical training program. This program was expanded one year later to encompass four residents each being provided one year of surgical training.
Podiatric Surgery in year two in total consists of eight months of training. During this time the resident is refining his skills in the performance of foot surgery and is beginning to develop enhanced skills in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. ;
The Council on Podiatric Medical Education requires that residents enrolled in a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 36 program are involved in 300 podiatric surgical cases (patients).  Residents enrolled in the residency program from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005 averaged 892 such cases.
www.stjohn.org /PodiatryResidency/Description   (704 words)

  
 Penn SOM Podiatric Residency Program - Faculty
She is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Malay's works are published in textbooks of foot and ankle surgery as well as refereed journals, and his particular interests include reconstructive and traumatological foot and ankle surgery, diabetic foot infections, and management of the insensitive (neuropathic) foot.
www.med.upenn.edu /podiatricresidency/faculty.shtml   (1072 words)

  
 Podiatric Surgery
In Washington state, the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery involves the diagnosis and treatment of foot ailments.
In addition, podiatric medicine is concerned with diagnosis and treatment of structural deformities and problems affecting the foot.
Podiatric surgeons complete a postgraduate residence and are eligible to be board-certified.
www.overlakehospital.org /services/surgicalservices/specialties/podiatric.aspx   (190 words)

  
 Health Legislation Amendment (Podiatric Surgery and Other Matters) Bill 2004 (Bills Digest, no. 137, 2003-04)
Podiatric surgery is a branch of podiatry, specialising in the treatment of feet and lower limb conditions which warrant surgical intervention.
Podiatric surgeons are not recognised as medical practitioners, and therefore are not included as providers of ‘professional attention’ under the Health Insurance Act.
Patients with ancillary health cover may be eligible for limited benefits towards the cost of podiatric surgery performed in a hospital, but the patient usually has to pay the full cost of hospital accommodation and nursing care.
www.aph.gov.au /LIBRARY/Pubs/bd/2003-04/04bd137.htm   (4226 words)

  
 Podiatric surgery - Definition, explanation
Podiatric surgery is surgery performed by a "foot doctor".
Podiatrists are often paid less for the same surgery or treatment than an M.D. or D.O. Insurance companies say this is due to a lesser degree of education, but this is very often not the case.
A group of four podiatrists specializing in podiatric surgery and podiatric sports medicine as well as laser surgery in the office and general foot care.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/po/podiatric_surgery.php   (589 words)

  
 About Podiatric Sugery - AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC SURGEONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Podiatric surgery is a specialised area of podiatric practice.
Podiatric surgeons in Australia are podiatrists who have undergone postgraduate training in podiatric medicine and surgery and successfully completed the requirements for Admission to the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons (ACPS).
Podiatric surgery is also performed in other locations including day surgery centres, private consulting rooms and public hospitals.
www.acps.edu.au /surgery.html   (318 words)

  
 Barry L. Scurran, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
He served as chief of Podiatric Surgery from 1975 to 1993 and was named chief of Professional Education in 1989, chief of Clinical Information Systems in 1995, and director of Physician Support in 1998.
He served as a clinical instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine from 1987 to 1993 and clinical associate professor of surgery at the California College of Podiatric Medicine from 1978 to 1991.
Scurran is the past president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the California Podiatric Medical Association and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
www.bchealthguide.org /kbase/support/profiles/rw2048.htm   (230 words)

  
 PODIATRIC MEDICINE
When newer areas of podiatric practice - such as sports medicine — are combined with the growth of traditional areas (podogeriatrics, orthopedics, podiatric surgery, etc.) it is estimated that the number of podiatrists will have to double in the coming decade to meet the demand for podiatric health care.
Podiatric medicine is the third fastest-growing occupation in the United States among those professions that require a college education.
However, nearly all prospective podiatric physicians seek and are placed in residency programs; these are usually hospital based and range from one to four years in length depending upon the particular program.
www.oglethorpe.edu /faculty/~d_schadler/podiatric_medicine.htm   (703 words)

  
 FootPain.org.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Podiatric surgery is a specialized form of foot surgery performed by a Podiatric Surgeon.
Podiatric surgery was developed in the USA in order to improve on existing methods of surgery which tended to have poor outcomes and meant patients having to stay off their feet for several weeks after surgery.
The vast majority of Podiatric Surgery is performed using regional local Anaesthesia and is undertaken on a day case basis, with patients going home on the day of the operation.
www.footpain.org.uk /index.html   (80 words)

  
 Northwest Podiatric Foundation
He is the founder of the Northwest Podiatric Foundation for Education and Research, USA, and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Director of Scientific Affairs of this organization.
He is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
He is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
www.nwpodiatricfoundation.org /board-members.html   (1148 words)

  
 Foot health info - surgery
Podiatric Surgery is the surgical treatment of the foot and its associated structures.
Podiatric Surgery is available in many NHS trusts as well as in private hospitals and clinics.
Mr Jason Nandlal, a Specialist in Podiatric Surgery who works for both the NHS and privately, outlines the training involved, the most common problems and which patients are most likely to benefit.
www.feetforlife.org /foot_health/surgery.html   (203 words)

  
 GradSchools.com Information Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Podiatric Medicine is the highly specialized branch of medicine dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and disorders affecting the foot, ankle and lower extremities.
The podiatric doctor is often the first to detect symptoms of these disorders and becomes a vital and sometimes lifesaving link in the health care team.
Podiatric physicians are licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to treat the foot and its related or governing structures by medical, surgical, or other means.
www.gradschools.com /info/articles/podiatric-medicine.html   (624 words)

  
 College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is America 's center of excellence for innovative podiatric medical education, research, and service.
As one of seven accredited podiatric medical schools in the nation, the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is the recognized leader in curricular innovation.
As the profession's first college within a health sciences university, CPMS provides a unique opportunity for students and the podiatric medical profession to focus on the delivery of podiatric medical services as an integral part of the health care team.
www.dmu.edu /cpms   (188 words)

  
 Barry L. Scurran, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery - Quest Diagnostics Patient Health Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
He served as chief of Podiatric Surgery from 1975 to 1993 and was named chief of Professional Education in 1989, chief of Clinical Information Systems in 1995, and director of Physician Support in 1998.
He served as a clinical instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine from 1987 to 1993 and clinical associate professor of surgery at the California College of Podiatric Medicine from 1978 to 1991.
Scurran is the past president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the California Podiatric Medical Association and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
www.questdiagnostics.com /kbase/support/profiles/rw2048.htm   (236 words)

  
 Doctors warn of cosmetic podiatric surgery
Stuart Mogul, a podiatrist in Manhattan, said he has no problem with cosmetic foot surgery as long as it doesn't compromise the foot's function.
About 20 percent of his patients receive surgery to improve the appearance of their feet.
The benefits of cosmetic foot surgery might be worth the risks, Mogul said, for patients embarrassed to wear sandals or go barefoot.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/181197_hcenter08.html   (873 words)

  
 Northwest Podiatric Foundation
Dockery is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
Dockery is a nationally and internationally known lecturer and continues to travel extensively throughout the world to scientific seminars to present his diagnostic and surgical techniques and to speak on medical topics regarding the lower extremities.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
www.nwpodiatricfoundation.org /Frames/board_members.htm   (1024 words)

  
 Assisting at Podiatric Surgery
This book covers the time from the initial acceptance of a patient as a candidate for podiatric surgery to discharge after surgery.
Throughout the book highlighted 'tips' are given that cover some of the pitfalls often encountered by podiatrists during and after surgery.
It is written from the assumption that the reader is a surgical student or an assistant with little practice or no practical experience in the operating room or assisting at surgery.
www.harcourt-international.com /catalogue/title.cfm?ISBN=0443072264   (189 words)

  
 St. Vincent Charity Hospital and St. Luke's Medical Center - Podiatric Residency Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With the American board of Podiatric Surgery, he has served as an oral examiner, Chairman of the Rear foot and Ankle Examinations Committee for several years in addition to serving several examinations committees and the Board of Directors for a three-year term.
Yu is a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
He remains committed to podiatric education of both students and residents, serving in the past as Director of Podiatric Residency Training at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center and Woman's General Hospital.
www.svch.net /podiatric/leadership.asp   (1045 words)

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