Get Back to Doing What You Love

At Lower Cape Podiatry, we understand how difficult it can be to have foot-related concerns. This is why we are committed to making our services convenient and accessible to clients on Cape Cod. There is not need to let foot pain slow you down.

Dr. Adams, DPM

We would like to welcome Dr. Donald Adams, DPM to our practice from Framingham, MA. He is bringing his expertise to the Cape and we are so excited to have him with us!

Complete Foot Care
We offer a variety of podiatric treatments for all foot problems such as ingrown nails, bunions, heel pain, and hammertoes. All treatment options will be thoroughly discussed with you, giving you the information needed to help you, the patient, make the decision that works best for you and your lifestyle.

New Patients Welcomed!

Dr. McDermott offers 25+ years of outstanding podiatric care.

We are scheduling appointments about 2 weeks ahead.

Keeping your feet healthy is our priority!

Now Accepting New Patients

Lower Cape Podiatry prides itself on offering quality podiatric care in a small office with a family-like atmosphere. At our practice, you will never be seen as just another number. Instead, you will be treated like a member of our family.

Why Choose Us?

The hallmarks of our office are comfort and convenience. Whether you are a new client or a returning patient, you can trust our team to prioritize your well-being.

Personable Staff Members
Should you have questions or want to learn more information about the podiatry care we offer, please feel free call our friendly staff.

Prompt Scheduling
In an effort to ensure that you get the podiatric care you need as soon as possible, we utilize an efficient scheduling program and cancellation list.

Hassle-Free Insurance Claims
In order to make insurance claims easier for you, we use a fully computerized and electronic submission process.

Mission Statement

Lower Cape Podiatry staff members work with you, the patient, family members and your Primary Care Physician, to offer uncompromising excellence in podiatric care. To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve
  • Earning the trust and respect of patients, professionals, and the community
  • Exceeding your expectations
  • Ensuring a creative, challenging, compassionate, and professional environment
  • Striving for continuous improvement at all levels

Please take a few moments to look through our site to get a better idea of our capabilities and services. We also encourage you to reach out to us anytime for booking appointments or any questions that you may have.


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Meet Our Doctor

  • Moira L. McDermott, D.P.M.

    'My Patients are part of my family!'  Dr. McDermott founded her practice nearly over 30 years ago. Today, Lower Cape Podiatry has become a well-established, full-service podiatric, medical and surgical practice. Dr. McDermott is dedicated to providing her patients with superior podiatric care. 


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Your expert care regarding my plantar fasciitis pain was like a miracle. Thank you so much!"
    Hilary K.
  • "15 years later and I am still so happy that you helped me clear my toenail fungus."
    Bill M.
  • "I want to express my appreciation for the superb care and kind attention of the staff at the desk. Your kindness matters!"
    Cyndi M.
  • "Thanks for all you do!"
    Breta S.
  • "I wanted to express my appreciation for her hands-on, superb care. And for all the kind attention by all the staff at the front desk. Kindness matters!"
    Cindy D.
  • "Many thanks for making my little toe feel better. To have that pain gone has been just wonderful."
  • "My experience here far exceeds any medical experience I have received in years!"
    Rachel Y.
  • "I cannot stop raving about my care. After constant foot pain, I found instant relief. Amazing."
    Cheryl H.
  • "The staff for Dr. McDermott always has time for me. In the office, on the phone, they are always attentive, kind and I am never rushed."
    Thomas F.
  • "The welcoming and the care that I receive every time I am here: it is by far my favorite doctor's office."
    Nancy S.
  • "Dr. McDermott's care changed my life."
    Miriam B.
  • "This practice is run in the way all healthcare should: old fashioned courtesy and quality care."
    JoAnne B.
  • "You have a great chair side manner, are clean and obviously have a genuine care/concern for your patients. Thank you!"
    Priscilla F.
  • "Dr. McDermott, thank you for your compassionate care that you provided for my mother."
    Judy O.
  • "Thank you, Dr. McDermott so much for such excellent treatment!"
    Edith B.
  • "I can finally walk around pain free."
    Stephanie D.
  • "Dr. McDermott, D.P.M. provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.
  • Intermetatarsal Neuroma

    What Is a Neuroma?A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes. It is sometimes referred to as an intermetatarsal neuroma. “Intermetatarsal” describes ...

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  • Inflammation: Acute

    What Is Acute Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s normal protective response to an injury, irritation, or surgery. This natural “defense” process brings increased blood flow to the area, resulting in an accumulation of fluid. As the body mounts this protective response, the symptoms of inflammation ...

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  • Synovitis

    Synovitis is inflammation of the tissues that line a joint. It is commonly associated with specific diseases such as arthritis or gout, but may also be the result of overuse or trauma. Symptoms of synovitis may include redness, swelling, warmth, and pain with joint motion.Evaluation by a foot and ankle ...

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  • Brachymetatarsia

    Brachymetatarsia is a condition in which one of the bones in the front of the foot is significantly shorter than the others. Although it may affect any of the five metatarsals, it most commonly affects the fourth metatarsal. Looking at the foot, it might appear that the fourth toe itself is shorter than ...

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  • Bone Healing

    How Does a Bone Heal? All broken bones go through the same healing process. This is true whether a bone has been cut as part of a surgical procedure or fractured through an injury. The bone healing process has three overlapping stages: inflammation, bone production, and bone remodeling. Inflammation ...

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  • Frostbite

    Frostbite occurs when a body part is exposed to extreme cold. If conditions are cold enough for the water within the tissues to freeze and form ice crystals, cell death can occur. The feet, hands, ears and nose are particularly prone to frostbite due to their location away from the body’s core. Mild ...

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  • Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)

    What is the Calcaneus? The calcaneus, also called the heel bone, is a large bone that forms the foundation of the rear part of the foot. The calcaneus connects with the talus and cuboid bones. The connection between the talus and calcaneus forms the subtalar joint. This joint is important for normal ...

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  • Joint Pain in the Foot

    The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience pain involving one or more of these joints. The pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising, and/or increased warmth over the affected joints. Joint pain may be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, ...

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  • Custom Orthotic Devices

    Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon. These shoe inserts, which support and align the foot and lower extremities, are formed by making a plaster mold of the foot. Additional valuable information:Pediatric FlatfootHeel PainPTTDFlexible Flatfoot ...

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  • Wounds/Ulcers

    Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed, or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonly seen in patients who have ...

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