A NEW KIND OF PODIATRIST

Meet your most dynamic team in foot healthcare!

Suresh

Dr Suresh Sivacolundhu

CEO/Principal Podiatrist, Perth

Suresh’s career at The Foot Clinic started in 1995 in Australia’s Capital Territory with Paul Fleet, then President of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM), the National Sports Podiatry body responsible for sports podiatry education and for selecting the podiatry medical teams for elite sporting competitions. Suresh’s expertise lies in the field of Sports Medicine and lower limb biomechanics and he has had extensive experience with treatment of elite athletes from the Australian Institute of Sport, the ACT Academy of Sport, the Australian Wallabies, Canberra Raiders and the Canberra Kookaburras. He was also selected for the SOCOG Medical Team to provide podiatry services at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics, the 2000 ITU World Triathlon Championships, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games the Perth 2013 Hopman Cup and the Perth 2019 Manchester United Tour.

Since 1999 Suresh has been the Director and Principal Podiatrist for The Foot Clinic in Cottesloe, Perth. During this time he was also a Director of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) and WA Director for AAPSM. He was an External Advisor to the University of Western Australia’s Podiatric Medicine Unit, and road tests minimalist running shoes for optimised performance and injury prevention. He is also a Level 1 Barefoot Rehabilitation Specialist (EBFA, Dr Emily Splichal), trained in Anatomy Trains Structural Integration (Anatomy Trains Australia, Julie Hammond ), and trained in Foot Manual Therapies (FMT, Ted Jedynak).

In his spare time Suresh enjoys keeping fit at the gym, running, playing hockey and tennis and running around after his very energetic kids Alana, Lauren, and James.

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Lauren

Dr Danica Terris

Team Podiatrist, Perth

With 16 years of experience, Danica has worked both in Melbourne and Perth treating elite athletes from Western Force Rugby, Wildcats Basketball, Fremantle Dockers AFL and AFLW teams.
Now a wife and mother of 2 young kids, Danica also loves helping everyday mums, dads and kids looking to improve their feet.
In her spare time she loves running and staying active, having previously trekked the Kokoda Track twice, completed multiple marathons and triathlons, and currently is in training for her second ultra-marathon!
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Aloysius

Dr Aloysius Ong

Podiatrist, Perth

Aloysius graduated with his Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. He has worked in private practice both locally in the Great Southern Regions of Albany and Mt Barker, and internationally in his previous hometown of Singapore. He now works in Perth, Western Australia in private practice.

Aloysius is a well-rounded clinical practitioner with strong focuses on Cosmetic Foot Medicine, General Podiatric Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Nail Surgery and Foot Health Education. He is currently registered with AHPRA, and an active member of UWA's Podiatric Medicine Alumni and Sports Medicine Australia.

Dr Ong has been consistently giving back to the local community since his return to Perth, Western Australia. He started the podiatry service at Homeless Healthcare which provides healthcare to homeless and marginalised people. He currently runs a weekly clinical session in Homeless Healthcare's Transitions clinic in West Leederville. He also works closely with podiatric surgeons to treat or reduce bony deformities and deep soft tissue lesions.

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Ming Jay Podiatrist

Dr Ming Jay Tan

Podiatrist, Perth

Ming Jay Tan graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences along with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Human Anatomy and Biology.

His interest lies in the application of Photobiomodulation Laser therapy, orthotics therapy and sports rehabilitation in the area of podopediatrics and biomechanics/ musculoskeletal injuries.

Outside of work, he maintains an active lifestyle by keeping to a strict gym regime and swims at the beach regularly. Believing that every individual deserves good quality of life, he endeavours to help each patient to achieve the best outcome possible.

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Shari

Shari Norrish

Practice Manager

Shari has over 20 years experience working in reception and administrative roles within the Allied Health industry. She has loved meeting all our patients in the last year she has been here.

She has 3 adult children and a beautiful granddaughter. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, travelling around the world and is a keen West Coast Eagles supporter.

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Sofie Pontré

Front Office Administrator

With a bright and friendly presence, Sofie is always happy to help with any questions or inquiries about The Foot Clinic. She is currently studying an undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Michigan. In her spare time, she enjoys playing elite-level water polo, walking her two cocker spaniels and reading by the beach.