The Colorado Foot & Ankle Society promotes the art and science of complete foot and ankle care and the betterment of public health.
Doctors of Podiatry/Foot & Ankle Care
A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) is the only health care professional whose total training (from medical school through residency) focuses on the foot and ankle. Podiatrists are trained to treat, prescribe for, correct or prevent disease, pain, injury of the toe, foot, ankle, tendons that insert into the foot and soft tissue below the mid-calf. Podiatric physicians receive surgical training and may go on to attain board certification in foot and ankle surgery. They are members of the medical staff of Colorado hospitals and surgery centers. There are currently three training or residency programs in the state.
The Colorado Foot & Ankle Society (CFAS)
Also known as the Colorado Podiatric Medical Association, CFAS is a professional organization representing doctors of podiatric medicine and offering continuing education programs for practitioners of this specialty, Founded in 1963, CFAS has grown to represent over 100 foot and ankle specialists throughout Colorado.
A professional organization of podiatric physicians who are recognized by the public and the healthcare community as the primary provider of foot and ankle care.
An organization of dedicated professionals advocating quality and ethical foot and ankle care.
- Utilize Internet Technology to assist the podiatric health care consumer in making timely, appropriate, and convenient decisions about their foot care needs.
- Patient accessibility to quality foot and ankle care statewide.
- Marketing the benefits of integrating foot and ankle care with overall wellness.