Also called: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Podiatric Physician, Podiatric Surgeon, Podiatrist
In the Air Force: Podiatrist
In the Army: Podiatry
In the Navy: Podiatrist
What they do:Diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.
On the job, you would:
- Surgically treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, and abscesses.
- Diagnose diseases and deformities of the foot using medical histories, physical examinations, x-rays, and laboratory test results.
- Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.
Arts and Humanities
Education and Training
Ideas and Logic
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Graphics or photo imaging software
See more details at O*NET OnLine about podiatrists.