28May, 2014

Podiatrist vs Orthopaedic Surgeon?

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We are often asked what is the difference between a podiatrist and an Orthopedic surgeon and when is it a wiser choice to see an Orthopedic surgeon. So we thought we would dedicate this month’s blog to addressing this very important question. The biggest differences: An Orthopaedic surgeon is a Doctor of Medicine, who graduates from Medical School. A podiatrist does not graduate from Medical School but rather podiatry school and is not a Doctor of Medicine. An Orthopaedic surgeon has a global understanding of a patient’s musculoskeletal health and […]