Personal Characteristics of Podiatrists

Podiatrists often use X-rays to diagnose disorders of the feet.

Podiatrists often use X-rays to diagnose disorders of the feet.

Podiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating a variety of illnesses, injuries and diseases related to the feet. They also perform surgical procedures on ankles and feet. Of course, podiatrists are trained experts in their field of medicine, but the job also requires personal qualities to be successful in their career.

Academic Requirements

Interpersonal Skills

Physical and Mental Abilities

Career Outlook

2016 Salary Information for Podiatrists

 

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Elvis Michael has been writing professionally since 2007, contributing technology articles to various online outlets. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in information technology at Northeastern University.

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