Can doctors besides orthopedics and podiatrists commit foot malpractice?
Yes, many other medical specialties treat the foot. In addition to foot surgery, patients can be victims of malpractice by non-surgical treatment or by doctors other than podiatrists or orthopedic surgeons. Many different specialists treat the foot. Some of these doctors include general practitioners, family doctors, primary care physicians, internists, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, radiologists, chiropractors, vascular surgeons, and emergency room doctors. The attorneys listed on Footlaw.com have represented clients who have been treated by some of these specialists.