Podiatrists provide medical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery involving the lower extremities.
- Education Requirements: doctorate degree
- Soft skills: Compassion, critical thinking and detail oriented
- Average annual salary: $124,800
- 3 in state Schools: Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), Western Oregon University (Monmouth, OR), Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR)
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