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Podiatric medicine

  1. 1. Podiatric Medicine: Your Partner in Patient Care Doctor’s Name Name of Practice City, State, Location
  2. 2. Education and Training <ul><li>Four years undergraduate degree </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( Your undergraduate school and degree ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four years in podiatric medical school </li></ul><ul><li>( Your podiatric medical school and degree(s ) </li></ul><ul><li>2-3 years of residency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( Location of residency program(s), specialization of program(s ) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Scope of Practice/Specializations <ul><li>State of ( list your state ) </li></ul><ul><li>Scope of practice covers… </li></ul><ul><li>Specialization in ( list, if applicable ) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Partnering in Patient Care <ul><li>Trauma </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetic Care </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatology </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Biomechanics/ </li></ul><ul><li>Surgical Interventions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trauma <ul><li>Foot and Ankle Fractures </li></ul><ul><li>Soft Tissue Trauma </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(lacerations, nail injuries) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strains/Sprains </li></ul><ul><li>ER On-call </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diabetic Care <ul><li>Multi-disciplinary Care </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetic Education and Preventive Care </li></ul><ul><li>Wound Care </li></ul><ul><li>Inpatient and Outpatient Diabetic Foot Care </li></ul><ul><li>Medicare Diabetic Shoe Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Footwear Recommendations </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dermatology <ul><li>Onychomycosis – Topical and Oral Treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Bacterial/Fungal Infections (Athlete’s Foot) </li></ul><ul><li>Cysts, Warts, Blisters </li></ul><ul><li>Corns/Calluses </li></ul><ul><li>Nails – Ingrown, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sports Medicine <ul><li>Coordinating care of athletes from “weekend warriors” to serious athletes in training (high school, college and professional) </li></ul><ul><li>Kids to Adults </li></ul><ul><li>Walking/Running </li></ul><ul><li>Footwear Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Orthotics, Shoe Inserts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Arthritis <ul><li>Coordinating Patient Treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Conservative Care: Orthotics, Shoe Modifications, Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Surgical Care: Joint Fusions, Joint Replacement, Joint Implantation </li></ul>
  10. 10. Biomechanics <ul><li>Forefoot Pain and Injury </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress Fractures and Injuries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neuromas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bursitis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capsulitis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leg Pain and Cramps </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular vs. Vascular </li></ul>
  11. 11. Biomechanics <ul><li>Rearfoot Pain and Injury </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heel Pain – Multiple treatment options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plantar Fasciitis, Orthotics, Physical Therapy, Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achilles Tendonitis </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Surgical Interventions <ul><li>Bone Deformities and Conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bunions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hammertoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tumors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Neuromas/Soft Tissue Lesions </li></ul><ul><li>Ingrown Nails </li></ul>
  13. 13. (Your name) <ul><li>Hospital Affiliations ( list ) </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance(s) Accepted ( list ) </li></ul><ul><li>Name of contact person ( staff in your office ) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone number, fax number, website </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the APMA since _________ </li></ul>

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