Podiatry is the specialty focused on the care and treatment of the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg. At Riverside Medical Clinic, we believe proper foot care is instrumental to your overall health and wellbeing. After all, your feet act as your stabilizer, shock absorber and even an engine to propel the rest of your body. In an average day, a doctor of podiatric medicine may…
Our doctors are also happy to help educate you in proper foot care. Referrals are required from your primary care physician in order to see our podiatrists.
A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM). After four years of rigorous foot and ankle training in podiatric medical school, DPMs must receive a minimum of two years of postgraduate residency training. A residency provides a combination of medical and surgical experience and may be combined with other subspecialties such as internal medicine, sports medicine and infectious disease. Both of our podiatrists are board-certified and lead an experienced staff at our three podiatry departments.
Because we are a multi-specialty clinic, our podiatrists work closely with each patient’s primary care physician or endocrinologist to ensure complete, quality foot health.