Referring to a Podiatric Surgeon
If your patient is experiencing an issue with their foot or ankle, most likely a Podiatric Surgeon can help! Podiatric Surgeons meet a wide range of needs including diabetic limb salvage, trauma, sports medicine and foot and ankle reconstruction.
Some of the common issues we see include:
How can I refer a patient to a Podiatric Surgeon?
Please send a referral along with all relevant diagnostic imaging and tests. Find a Podiatric Surgeon that is closest to your patient with the shortest wait time here. If your patient is currently suffering from a diabetic wound we provide extensive services specifically for Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Wounds at the Diabetic Foot & Limb Preservation Centre.
Learn more about the clinic and how to refer a patient to this centre.
It is also important to note that Alberta Heath Care provides coverage for Podiatric Surgeon consultation and many surgical services provided out of AHS hospitals. View a full list of Alberta hospitals where Podiatric Surgical Services are provided here.
Download the AAPS Referral Form.