Learn the general principles and basic science behind treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the foot and ankle.
Our foot and ankle rotation gives you experience evaluating and diagnosing common foot and ankle conditions and formulating treatment plans.
You’ll strengthen your knowledge of obtaining a thorough patient history, and we’ll familiarize you with the details of physical exams and the interpretation of appropriate radiographic and diagnostic studies.
Additionally, we’ll instruct you on both surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and you’ll participate in clinical discussions on the care of foot and ankle conditions.
Our foot and ankle rotation will provide you with experience in multiple settings within our training site, including:
As a second-year resident, you can expect to deepen your understanding of the biomechanics and anatomy of the foot and ankle. You’ll participate in the study of anatomical foot and ankle dissections.
Our faculty will help you develop your ability to describe the pathogenesis and treatment alternatives for:
We’ll also teach you to interpret X-rays for trauma, infection, degenerative and inflammatory conditions.
As a trainee in your fifth year, you will become proficient with clinical examination, investigation and nonoperative and operative treatment of patients with traumatic, inflammatory, degenerative and neuropathic conditions affecting the foot and ankle.
With the guidance of our faculty members, you will initiate investigations, recommend treatment plans and manage postoperative follow-up.
You can expect to develop surgical skills in managing:
You will have opportunities to see patients with conditions including: