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Private Practice

Goals

To gain an appreciation of private practice in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.


Objectives

To provide the podiatric surgical resident with:

  • Experience in the evaluation and treatment of common foot and ankle ailments and deformities.
  • Experience in the preoperative evaluation and assessment and postoperative care of patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery.
  • An appreciation of the complexity of the management of a private practice.
  • Opportunity to observe and participate in the management of patients in a private practice setting or managed health care setting.


Methodology

  • The residents are encouraged to periodically present interesting cases seen during this rotation at the Tuesday radiology conference. All x-rays borrowed ar to be returned in a timely manner.
  • It is the responsibility of the resident to contact the physician to confirm the date and time. In addition, the resident must be sure all other duties and responsibilities are completed.
  • It is the responsibility of the resident to contact the physician to confirm affiliation agreements are on file and signed in the podiatric office.