(medicine) A health care practitioner who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of foot ailments.
‘I visited my podiatrist to get a new pair of orthopedic inserts for my sneakers.’;
A podiatrist or chiropodist
a specialist in care for the feet
A podiatrist (/poʊˈdaɪətrɪst/ poh-dye-eh-trist) or podiatric physician is a medical professional devoted to the treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. The term originated in North America but has now become the accepted term in the English-speaking world for all practitioners of podiatric medicine.