Hospital and Surgical Privileges for Doctors of Podiatric Medicine

A Position Statement from the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Lee C. Rogers DPM, FFPM, RCPS(Glasg)1 and James W. Stavosky DPM, FFPM, RCPS(Glasg)1
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  • 1 American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Hermosa Beach, CA. Dr. Rogers is a member of the Board of Directors of ABPM; Dr. Stavosky is the executive director.
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The Board of Directors of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine approved the following position statement regarding hospital and surgical privileges for doctors of podiatric medicine on February 27, 2019. This statement is based on federal law, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation and Standards of the Joint Commission, and takes into account the current education, training, and experience of podiatrists to recommend best practices for hospital credentialing and privileging.

Corresponding author: Lee C. Rogers, DPM, FFPM, RCPS(Glasg), Board of Directors, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, 1060 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. (E-mail: