The pathway to training in Podiatric Surgery:
Three to four year University Degree in Podiatry/ Podiatric Medicine.
Two to three year MSc (Master’s degree) in The Theory of Podiatric Surgery
Assessment of professional skills
Podiatric Surgical Trainee
Three year Consultant-supervised training
Final surgical examination
Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery
Three 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.