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How do they do podiatry procedures? In the clinic or hospital?

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In brief: Many outpatient

Depending on the equipment your podiatrist has, many procedures can safely be done out patient, in the clinic.

In brief: Many outpatient

Depending on the equipment your podiatrist has, many procedures can safely be done out patient, in the clinic.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This depends on the provider and the location of the provider's practice.
Many providers practice in several settings for surgery; outpatient surgery centers (aka ambulatory surgery centers) or hospitals.

In brief: Depends

This depends on the provider and the location of the provider's practice.
Many providers practice in several settings for surgery; outpatient surgery centers (aka ambulatory surgery centers) or hospitals.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Both

Some procedures are typically performed in an office setting, while others are done in a surgicenter, outpatient in a hospital or inpatient for major/complicated cases.

In brief: Both

Some procedures are typically performed in an office setting, while others are done in a surgicenter, outpatient in a hospital or inpatient for major/complicated cases.
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Simple procedures such as biopsies, warts or ingrown nails can be done in the office.
Bunions, hammertoes, bone spur removals are usally done in a hospital or surgery center.

In brief: Depends

Simple procedures such as biopsies, warts or ingrown nails can be done in the office.
Bunions, hammertoes, bone spur removals are usally done in a hospital or surgery center.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
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In brief: It depends

Most simple procedures are done in the office setting but more complex surgeries are done in the hospital or a surgi-center.

In brief: It depends

Most simple procedures are done in the office setting but more complex surgeries are done in the hospital or a surgi-center.
Dr. Richard Taddeo
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Depends on procedure

Some procedures are performed in the clinic or office, while others need to be performed at the hospital.

In brief: Depends on procedure

Some procedures are performed in the clinic or office, while others need to be performed at the hospital.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry

In brief: Most are outpatient

Most foot and ankle surgeries can be performed on an outpatient basis(meaning you can go home the same day).
These are performed either in a surgery center or a hospital. Some, less involved, procedures can be performed under local anesthesia in an office setting discuss options with your foot surgeon. Dr l.

In brief: Most are outpatient

Most foot and ankle surgeries can be performed on an outpatient basis(meaning you can go home the same day).
These are performed either in a surgery center or a hospital. Some, less involved, procedures can be performed under local anesthesia in an office setting discuss options with your foot surgeon. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
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