A 38-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how can i become a orthopedic surgeon that specializes in foot and ankle and will i have to do back surgery?
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Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: You need to attend medical school and then do an orthopedic residency and then a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery.
You will be exposed to back surgery but may not have to do any depending on the program.
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Podiatry 28 years experience
You don't have: To do anything you don't want to. You can specialize in foot and ankle......First step is getting into medical school....
So you need to take mcats.
There are required pre-med classes to take.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 27, 2013
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