ORS 677.805¹
Definitions for ORS 677.805 to 677.840

As used in ORS 677.805 (Definitions for ORS 677.805 to 677.840) to 677.840 (Fees):

(1) "Ankle" means the tibial plafond and its posterolateral border or posterior malleolus, the medial malleolus, the distal fibula or lateral malleolus, and the talus.

(2) "Board" means the Oregon Medical Board.

(3) "Podiatric physician and surgeon" means a podiatric physician and surgeon whose practice is limited to treating ailments of the human foot, ankle and tendons directly attached to and governing the function of the foot and ankle.

(4) "Podiatry" means the diagnosis or the medical, physical or surgical treatment of ailments of the human foot, ankle and tendons directly attached to and governing the function of the foot and ankle, except treatment involving the use of a general or spinal anesthetic unless the treatment is performed in a hospital certified in the manner described in ORS 441.055 (Rules) (2) or in an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the Department of Human Services and is under the supervision of or in collaboration with a physician licensed to practice medicine by the Oregon Medical Board. "Podiatry" does not include the administration of general or spinal anesthetics or the amputation of the entire foot. [Formerly 682.010; 1999 c.785 §2; 2005 c.760 §4; 2007 c.71 §221]

Note: 677.805 (Definitions for ORS 677.805 to 677.840) to 677.840 (Fees) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 677 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

See also annota­tions under ORS 682.010 in permanent edi­tion.

Notes of Decisions

Where podiatrists brought Sherman Anti-Trust suit against health plan and others and made sufficient factual showing on horizontal price-fixing and group boycott issues, and case is rife with factual complexity, summary judg­ment should not have been granted. Hahn v. Oregon Physician's Service, 868 F2d 1022 (9th Cir. 1988)

Chapter 677

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 677—Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors677.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 677, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­677ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information