Training in Podiatric Surgery

The pathway to training in podiatric surgery:

3-4 Year University Degree in Podiatry/ Podiatric Medicine.

Specialist Podiatrist
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.

Podiatric Surgeon
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 for further information.