The pathway to training in podiatric surgery:
3-4 Year University Degree in Podiatry/ Podiatric Medicine.
2-3 Year MSc in The Theory of Podiatric Surgery
Assessment of Professional Skills
Podiatric Surgical Trainee
3 Year Consultant-Supervised Training
Final surgical examination
Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery
3 Year Specialist Training to consolidate surgical skills.
Can apply for a Consultant post as a lead clinician
A Minimum of 11 Years Specialist Training in managing foot problems.
Information based on “What is a Podiatric Surgeon?” leaflet produced by the College of Podiatry. See www.feetforlife.com for further information.