Day in the Life
work in small private offices or clinics, sometimes supported by a small
staff of assistants and other administrative personnel. They also may
spend time visiting patients in nursing homes or performing surgery at
hospitals or ambulatory surgical centers. Podiatrists with private
practices set their own hours but may work evenings and weekends to
accommodate their patients. Podiatrists usually treat fewer emergencies
than other doctors.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.