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Medicina y Cirugía Podiátrica

​​​​​​​​​​​Doctors of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (podiatrists) are physicians/surgeons who diagnose, evaluate and treat a wide range of conditions that affect the foot, ankle and lower leg.

All Baylor Scott & White podiatrists are board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) or the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) and are members of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association (TPMA).

Common Podiatric Problems:

  • Artritis
  • Ankle sprain
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Bunions/Tailor’s bunion
  • Corns and calluses
  • Diabetes-related foot problems
    • Diabetic shoes and inserts
  • Pie plano
  • Foot perspiration and order
  • Foot ulcer
  • Dedos de martillo
  • Dolor en el talón
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Plantar warts
  • Peripheral edema
  • Prescription orthoses
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Toenail fungus
  • Venous insufficiency​​

Baylor Scott & White podiatrists are also part of a comprehensive medical team that addresses more complex health concerns such as diabetes, arthritis and sports injuries.

Baylor Scott & White Footwear Center

The Baylor Scott & White Footwear Center, a retail podiatry store located in Temple, TX, carries shoes, shoe supplies, various bandaging and wound care supplies to care for your foot care needs.


  • Compression hosiery
  • Calcetines
  • Shoe inserts
  • Arch supports
  • PediFx pads
  • Full line of shoes from Dr. Comfort
  • Full line of Bako Lab products
  • Prescription strength medications for feet and toenails​

Foot Wound Clinic

The Foot Wound Clinic focuses on treating patients with healing and non-healing wounds of the foot and ankle commonly associated with complications from:

  • Diabetes
  • Vascular disorders
  • Pressure sores
  • Heridas traumáticas

Working in conjunction with the Baylor Scott & White Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic, our physicians use leading-edge treatment modalities to promote wound healing, including:

  • Terapia de herida a presión negativa (aspiración de herida)
  • Aplicaciones de tejido de bioingeniería
  • Total de contacto de fundición
  • Tratamiento quirúrgico o reconstrucción para salvamento de la extremidad
  • Terapia larval
  • Perdorthic services available​

Podiatric Wound Care: Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP)

Patients with diabetes mellitus or any condition that results in loss of protective sensation in the feet can benefit from the LEAP program.

  • This program can dramatically reduce the likelihood of lower extremity amputations through:
  • Regular foot evaluations
  • Educación del paciente
  • Daily self-inspection
  • Footwear selection
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