Training in Podiatric Surgery

The pathway to training in Podiatric Surgery:

Three to four year University Degree in Podiatry/ Podiatric Medicine.

Specialist Podiatrist
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

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.