Welcome to Pod Med Podiatry Centre
Thank you for choosing us to look after your foot health. We are looking forward to meeting and providing you with our high level and professional care at your upcoming initial appointment and beyond.
Below is some information about the Podiatrist who will be looking after you, our clinic and your initial appointment.
Your Podiatrist –
Sam Christie B.App.Sc (Podiatry), M.A.P.A, M.S.M.A Principle Senior Podiatrist and owner of PodMED Podiatry Centre
Sam has been an Accredited Podiatrist since 2002, following completion of a B.Sc Podiatry at the University of South Australia. His passion for sports medicine and health care was ignited while training for international competitions at the Australian Institute of Sport. In addition to general podiatric treatment, Sam specializes in lower limb bio mechanics and postural alignment, sports injuries of the lower limb and children's podiatry. Sam has a strong commitment to patient education and involving patients in their health care. He is driven by finding solutions to patient health problems; no challenge is far to great or too small. Sam is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and of Sports Medicine Australia, and he is also an on-call Podiatrist to St. Vincent's Private Hospital.
- Location: We are located at 491 New South Head road in Double Bay. We have 2 onsite parking spaces: behind the main garage and the first park next to the clinic. Please contact us if you are unable to find a spot. Click on link to see a map. http://www.podmedpodiatry.com.au/?page=contact
- We encourage you to come in 5-10 minutes early to your first appointment. This allows you to relax into the clinic, enjoy a coffee or tea and fill out your confidential new patient forms.
- Our opening hours are Tues, Wed,Thursday 8am to 6pm, Friday 8am to 5.30pm and Saturdays 8am to 12pm.
- PLEASE ADVISE US 4 HOURS IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT AND WE WILL BE HAPPY TO RESCEDULE A TIME FOR YOU.
Some of the services we provide at Pod Med include:
General Podiatry Care Children’s Podiatry
Laser treatment for fungal nailsPlantar Warts
Orthotic therapy(digitally generated/soft orthotics) Skin Conditions
Biomechanical/postural assessment Ingrown Nail Surgery
Video gait analysis Veterans Affairs
Footwear assessment/ advice Sports Injury
On- call: St Vincents Private, St Lukes & WolperWorkers comp
Your Podiatrist is University qualified and extensively trained in all aspects of foot and leg health. Your Podiatrist has completed a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine or International equivalent. In addition we have an ongoing commitment to professional development, membership to The Australian Podiatry Association and registration with APHRA (Australian Health Practitioner Agency).