FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY
Foot and ankle surgery is a sub-specialty of orthopedics and podiatry that deals with the care, diagnosis and prevention of conditions of the foot and ankle.
The typical training of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon consists of four years of college, four years of medical school, one year surgical internship, five to six years of orthopedic training and a one year fellowship in foot and ankle surgery. Training for a podiatric foot and ankle surgeon consists of four years of college, four years of podiatric medical school and two to four years of a surgical residency.
Foot and ankle surgery can be crucial to the treatment of a number of conditions, including:
- Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis
- Fracture Repair
- Achilles Tendon Disorders
- Flat Feet
- High Arch/Cavus Feet
To schedule an appointment with an expert foot and ankle surgeon at the Foot and Ankle Institute of San Francisco, call (415) 433-3668 today.