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Who Is Out There Providing Foot and Ankle Surgical Care?

Updated: Dec 5, 2023

Orthopedic medicine


Almost 23,000 orthopedic surgeons practice in the US. Among the states, New Hampshire has the highest number of orthopedists per 100,000 population, with 11.32. On the other hand, New Mexico has the lowest number, with only 5.48 orthopedic surgeons per 100,000 population. Additionally, the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society has a membership of 2,200, which includes both MDs and DOs. This means that approximately 8.6% of orthopedists in the US specialize in foot and ankle conditions. 


Podiatric medicine


According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), there are more than 18,000 podiatric physicians in the US. While it is difficult to determine the exact number, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons lists 7,800 members who are likely involved in surgical podiatry.

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