2017 Podiatrists
Median Pay: US$119,340
Entry Level: Doctoral or professional degree
Summary
Podiatrists provide medical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery involving the lower extremities.
Duties

Podiatrists typically do the following:

  • Assess the condition of a patient's feet, ankles, or lower legs by reviewing his or her medical history, listening to the patient's concerns, and performing a physical examination
  • Diagnose foot, ankle, and lower leg problems through physical exams, x rays, medical laboratory tests, and other methods
  • Provide treatment for foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments, such as prescribing special shoe inserts (orthotics) to improve a patient's mobility
  • Perform foot and ankle surgeries, such as removing bone spurs, fracture repairs, and correcting other foot and ankle deformities
  • Advise and instruct patients on foot and ankle care and on general wellness techniques
  • Prescribe medications
  • Coordinate patient care with other physicians
  • Refer patients to other physicians or specialists if they detect larger health problems, such as diabetes
  • Conduct research, read journals, and attend conferences to keep up with advances in podiatric medicine and surgery

Podiatrists treat a variety of foot and ankle ailments, including calluses, ingrown toenails, heel spurs, arthritis, congenital foot and ankle deformities, and arch problems. They also treat foot and leg problems associated with diabetes and other diseases. Some podiatrists spend most of their time performing advanced surgery, such as foot and ankle reconstruction. Others may choose a specialty such as sports medicine or pediatrics.

Podiatrists who own their practice may spend time on business-related activities, such as hiring employees and managing inventory.

Podiatrist (Section Chief)

Type: Part Time
DutiesSummaryIncumbent serves as Section Chief of Podiatry within the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pmFinancial Disclosure Report: Not requiredResponsibilitiesserves as a fully credentialed Podiatrist with prescription, surgical privileges on foot and...
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Part-time Podiatrist - Flexible Schedule

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
OverviewHealthDrive has an exciting opportunity for a part time podiatrist to cover nursing facilities in Dallas,TX and surrounding areas.
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Mobile Podiatrist - Flexible Schedules

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
OverviewHealthDrive has an exciting opportunity for a full-time podiatrist to cover nursing facilities in Austin,TX and surrounding areas.
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SCH PHYSICIAL THERAPIST-PT/PD

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
General Purpose of Job:Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs, and provide physical therapy interventions to patients. Delegate and supervise physical therapy activities performed by others.Essential Duties:This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a...
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LVN Surgical Specialty Clinics - Martinez

Type: Part Time
DutiesSummaryRotates across multiple Surgical Specialty Clinics such as Eye, ENT, Ortho, Podiatry, etc.Documents patient care electronically. Assures informed consents and time outs are accomplished for procedures. Must demonstrate the ability to observe, identify and respond to patient needs for...
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SCH PHYSICIAL THERAPIST

Type: Part Time
General Purpose of Job:Description:Positions Location: St. Johns, MIJob DescriptionGeneral Purpose of Job:Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs, and provide physical therapy interventions to patients. Delegate and supervise physical therapy activities performed by others.Essential Duties:This...
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IT Coordinator (Intern)

Type: Internship
NOTE: Announcement is open until filled. Cut-off for certificate issuance will be every 15 business days.OTHER RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED: Recruitment Incentive may be authorized up to 15%.As a Physician (Psychiatrist-Emergency Department), your duties may include the...
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Endocrinology

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Seeking a Board Certified Endocrinologist to join a multi-specialty Group just outside St. Louis, MO.Practice Details:Hospital-owned clinicAll consults telephone onlyOutpatient Only-No callGrowth potential is abundant for an Endocrinologist practice as our primary and secondary markets are...
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Group Neurology position in Chesterfield - St. Louis

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Seeking a Board Certified Endocrinologist to join a multi-specialty Group in Edwardsville area.Practice Details:Hospital-owned clinicAll consults telephone onlyOutpatient Only-No callGrowth potential is abundant for an Endocrinologist practice as our primary and secondary markets are undeserved...
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Endocrinology

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Seeking a Board Certified Endocrinologist to join a multi-specialty Group in Edwardsville area.Practice Details:Hospital-owned clinicAll consults telephone onlyOutpatient Only-No callGrowth potential is abundant for an Endocrinologist practice as our primary and secondary markets are undeserved...
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