What Is a Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon?


FIRST

It’s important to realize that FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS are doctors – MDs and DOs who have completed medical school and passed a national certification test. That means FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS are highly-qualified physicians who are trained to care for a full spectrum of medical issues.

Why does this matter?

Because FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS can evaluate your medical issues within the context of your overall health. With their extensive knowledge of the whole human body, you can be confident that their diagnoses and treatments will take your existing medical conditions into account and won’t conflict with any other treatment you’re receiving.

SECOND

FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS are fully trained and certified in orthopaedic surgery. They’ve completed five years of specialty training in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery.

Why does this matter?

Because FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS have proven skills and expertise in orthopaedic surgery. They understand the pros and cons of different surgical techniques and know which one to use in any case – simple or complex – to ensure that your bones, muscles and soft tissue will function normally.

THIRD

FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS have completed an additional one-to-two years of specialized training specifically for foot and ankle care.

Why does this matter?

Because FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS are passionate about the work they do. No other healthcare professionals have the depth and breadth of experience to keep your feet healthy and resolve concerns when they arise. You can rely on a FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON to provide the most effective, comprehensive care whenever you have a foot or ankle problem.

Don’t take chances with your feet. Look for the “O” when you have a foot or ankle issue.

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