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Founded in 1978

The ACPS promotes and advocates for the speciality of podiatric surgery in Australia whilst preparing trainees to become competent well rounded podiatric surgeons.

ACPS Seminars 2019

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The Australasian College
of Podiatric Surgeons
ACPS is a professional organisation for podiatric surgeons in Australia and is the leading advocate for podiatric surgical standards, professionalism and surgical education in Australia.

Podiatric Surgery

Fellows of the ACPS are podiatrists who have completed extensive, post-graduate medical and surgical training, which enables them to perform reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.

Selection & Training

The ACPS Training Program has a three-part structure, which takes a minimum of three years of full-time equivalent work to complete

Research & Publications

The ACPS places an important emphasis on research and this is an integral requirement of the training process. Fellows are encouraged to undertake research projects related to foot and ankle surgery.

Courses & Seminars

The Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons has a proud history of providing continuing education.
About ACPS
The Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons is a national organisation, the roles of which include the development, implementation and monitoring of guidelines for the practice of podiatric surgery within Australia

Years Of Experience

Podiatric Surgeons

Three-Part Structure Training Program

Training Hours

Podiatric Surgery
Around the world, podiatric surgery has a long history of leadership and innovation in the field of foot surgery. Fellows of the ACPS are unique, having dedicated their energy over many years in research, investigation and mastery of medical and surgical therapeutics of the foot and ankle. For most disorders there is more than one form of treatment and management of foot and ankle problems may involve surgery, medicines, casts or splints and allied therapies.

A podiatric surgeon will discuss the merits of conservative and surgical treatment options for each individual patient and help one to select the best treatment plan to enable an active and functional life


Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons
Registrar Program – 2020 Intake – closes 2 August 2019

The ACPS Training Program
The ACPS Training Program uses a variety of teaching methods that have both practical and theoretical components. These include (but are not limited to) the following activities and practices:





Case studies


Skills development courses


Clinical rotations


International Preceptorship Training