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Diagnose and treat problems with the human foot.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
>$100 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  1.8%    Read more about outlook


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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