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Podiatry Clinic

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  • Examination and treatment (medical and surgical) of ankle and foot pathology.

Appropriate patients for referral:

  • Foot / ankle deformities
  • Bunions *
  • Ingrown toe nails
  • Plantar fasciitis (does not need xray)
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Foot / ankle pain (need xray)
  • Ulcerations of the foot in diabetes / neuropathies (no work up needed)

Please do NOT refer the following patients:

  • Referrals for routine foot care including diabetic foot checks
  • Referrals for toenail debridement and/or onychomycosis**
  • Referrals for orthotics (we cannot get these for patients)
  • Pediatric patients age < 18

Documentation required for scheduling an appointment:

  • Completed Referral form
  • Past Medical History (PMH)
  • Current medication list
  • Most recent progress note describing condition for which patient is being referred.

*Pre-examination x-rays – usually a standing AP and lateral of the affected foot (feet) is required. X-rays need to be sent to the clinic with the patient

**refer to Derm

Xrays must be less than 1 year old

Revised May 2015

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