OrthoVirginia Specialties


A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. Podiatrists are the most qualified doctors to care for your feet. They complete four years of training in a podiatric medical school and three years of hospital residency training. This training is similar to that of other doctors. Podiatrists can specialize in many fields, including surgery, sports medicine, wound care, pediatrics (children), and diabetic care.

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Common Conditions

  • Hammer Toe
  • Claw Toe
  • Bunion
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Ulcers and Lesions
  • Warts
  • Ingrown toenail
  • calluses
  • diabetic foot conditions

Podiatry Physicians

Lynchburg Physicians

David G. Cox, DPM

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