Mokena, IL Podiatrist | Dr. Monif Matouk | Foot Doctor in Mokena

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Hi, I am Dr. Matouk my first name is Monif. My practice is True Care Foot and Ankle located near Mokena Illinois. I am glad to have the opportunity to speak with you today. I have really special to offer you but first I’d like to tell you a little bit about my practice.

Frequently asked Question 2:

What is the difference between a podiatrist and an orthopedic surgeon?

The difference between the podiatrist and an orthopedic surgeon is really in the scope of practice and the training. An orthopedic surgeon is an MD that was trained in orthopedic medicine for four years after medical school sometimes a little bit longer that if they wanted to specialized a particular part of the skeletal system such as foot and ankle where a podiatrist enters his specialized training in foot and ankle immediately after medical school while in residency and is trained anywhere from 2-4 years in foot and ankle medicine in surgery in particular. In addition to that, podiatrists are trained in area such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, endocrinology, anesthesia and ER as well.

Now, what I would like you to do is go to our website and see how you can get access to our most frequently asked questions and a vulture to complimentary gate analysis. God bless you and thank you for taking time out to listen to me.

Get a Complimentary Gait Analysis, call 815-534-5724.

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