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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.
  • Fracture-Toe

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

    What Is PTTD?The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch. This results in flattening ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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