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Podiatrists

Diagnose and treat problems with the human foot.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$80.32 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
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Job Title Examples:

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Podiatric Physician

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