The Department of Podiatric surgery is the first and one of its kind in Coastal Karnataka. It is the birth of a department intending to provide comprehensive foot solutions in the future. The department will be concentrating on prevention and management of diabetic foot problems. The services of the clinic include preventive podiatry and therapeutic podiatry. Preventive podiatric include- a detailed examination of diabetic feet and early recognition of foot at risk, special advice on foot care and footwear to prevent future complications. Therapeutic podiatry includes providing a comprehensive care for all diabetic foot complications.