Foot and Ankle Surgery
Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, foot and ankle surgeons deal with adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, adult foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine foot and ankle, and children's foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: title modified, definiton added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abos.org/.
Separate board certification is not currently offered.
ACGME Accredited Residency Program Requirements: 1 year of training with 5 years Orthopedic Surgery for a total of 6 years.