Family Foot Health Specialists Resources

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons -
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is the professional organization for podiatric surgeons, doctors of podiatric medicine (DPM) who are graduates of four-year podiatric medical colleges and have completed surgical residencies. The organization was established to develop surgical standards for the care of the foot and ankle, to sponsor research, and to conduct continuing education. Providing education to consumers on topics relating to foot health, foot and ankle deformities and injuries, care of the diabetic foot, and foot and ankle disorders caused by arthritis, aging, trauma and sports injuries, as well as congenital deformities and disease, is a key element of the College’s mission.

The American Podiatric Medical Association -
The American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation's Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). The APMA represents approximately 80 percent of the podiatrists in the country. Within APMA's umbrella of organizations are 53 component societies in states and other jurisdictions, as well as 22 affiliated and related societies.

The American Board of Podiatric Surgery -
The purpose of ABPS is to serve the best interest of the public and medical profession by evaluating the initial and continuing qualifications of podiatric surgeons. The board reviews the credentials of voluntary candidtes, conducts oral and written examinations, and issues certificates.

The Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association -
Here you will find patient information about your own foot health, we will assist you in finding a Podiatrist close to where you live and even more helpful tips and informative nuggets about your foot health. The information placed on this site is in no way intended to replace a physical physician visit. A history and physical examination is necessary when diagnosing any foot ailment or disease.