OAR 847-080-0022
Qualifications to Perform Ankle Surgery

Ankle surgery must be conducted in a certified hospital or in an ambulatory surgical center certified by the Health Division. To be eligible to perform ankle surgery in the state of Oregon, the licensed podiatrist shall meet the qualifications from one of the following sections prior to being approved by the Board to perform ankle surgery:


Completion of a Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) approved surgical residency; board certification by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS); documented clinical experience as approved by the Board; and current clinical privileges to perform reconstructive/rearfoot ankle surgery in a Joint Commission approved hospital; or


Completion of a CPME approved surgical residency; and board qualified by the ABFAS in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery progressing to board certification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery within seven years.

Source: Rule 847-080-0022 — Qualifications to Perform Ankle Surgery, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=847-080-0022.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 847-080-0022’s source at or​.us