Are podiatrists considered physicians?

Answer A podiatrist isn't a physician. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a physician holds either a degree as a medical doctor (M.D.) or a doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.). A podiatrist ha... Read More »

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What do podiatrists treat?

As Baby Boomers grow older and people become more physically active, more are going to need to seek the care and advice of a podiatrist. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, job... Read More »

What degree do podiatrists have?

Podiatrists treat medical conditions and injuries affecting the feet and ankles. A podiatrist holds a degree as a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), earned after four years of graduate education a... Read More »

Are podiatrists quacks?

On One Hand: Podiatrists Receive Extensive TrainingAll 50 states and the District of Columbia require podiatrists, or foot doctors, to have licenses, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statis... Read More »

Are podiatrists doctors?

A podiatrist is also known as a doctor of podiatric medicine, or DPM. To legally practice medicine, podiatrists must finish the certification process that includes undergraduate schooling, a four-y... Read More »