Podiatrist in United States

at a Confidential Company

Healthcare / Medical
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Podiatrist Job Description

*Podiatrists treat diseases of the foot.

*They treat foot disorders such as infections.

*They also treat problems associated with diabetes such as foot ulcers, corns, and arches.

*They prescribe physical therapy, surgery, drugs, and shoes to correct long-term foot problems that also include deformities.

*They order laboratory tests and make long-term foot care referrals.

Duties and Responsibilities

*They perform surgeries in hospitals.

*They also work with sufferers of diabetes and manage foot problems of overweight patients.

*They diagnose circulatory problems and apply leg braces.

*They diagnose foot problems. They evaluate X-ray tests. They interpret findings.

Training and Education Requirements

*Podiatrists typically have a bachelor’s degree in an undergraduate degree such as biology or chemistry.

*Students must first complete four years of undergraduate study.

*They enroll in courses such as biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, and other introductory sciences.

*The specialty also requires students to complete an additional four years of pre-medical and podiatric coursework.

*During the first two years of post-graduate study, students must take courses in general sciences and pre-medical studies.

*They must have great interpersonal skills and a business management aptitude.
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