Podiatric medicine and surgery is a specialty that strives to improve the overall health and well-being of people by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the foot and ankle. My goal is to provide information to you that will help you stay active and keep your feet healthy.
Terence Vanderheiden, DPM, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering podiatry. He is a podiatrist in Massachusetts with a subspecialty in the area of podiatric sports medicine.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science from South Dakota State University and his Master of Science at Minnesota State University, Dr. Vanderheiden completed medical school at Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. He then participated in a clinical research fellowship at Des Moines University. Dr. Vanderheiden did his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital (affiliated with Harvard Medical School) in Boston, Mass. He then continued his post-graduate work by completing a sports medicine fellowship at Palo Alto Medical Foundation (affiliated with Stanford University Medical Center) in Palo Alto, Calif.
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