Hello, I am looking into both dental and podiatry schools. Was interested in medicine for a while but these 2 professions seem pretty interesting to me too. I would like a healthcare field being some sort of doctor and also have a good number of options for specializing/taking call/working in hospitals/etc. I especially like the idea of being a foot and ankle pod physician/surgeon. I'm wondering how much routine care procedures are done by a DPM once they are out of residency and in practice? The ankle and foot surgeries sound pretty interesting, along with diabetic limb salvage and trauma but I'm not sure how much one can be involved in these procedures/treatments. The things that don't "sound" too great are routine nail care, ingrown toe nails, fungal nails, corns/callouses, etc. Can one base their practice around mostly surgical cases or does it always usually involve some about routine procedures? Also, do some of the pods take trauma call at hospitals? Anyone have experience working in an orthopeadic practice? I'm curious if the pods there are doing the tough foot/ankle cases or mostly providing regular care. Any comments are appreciated, thanks.