Meet The Team

Paula Ceely

Title
Senior Podiatrist at PodMed Podiatry Centre
Qualification
BSc (Hons) Podiatry
Bio

Paula graduated from Aston University in England in 2008 with a BSc (Hons) Podiatry. Since graduating, Paula has enjoyed travelling within Australia and settled in Perth for 6 years. Whilst there, she worked as a Podiatrist in a number of Public Hospitals which provided her with a vast exposure to a variety of complex Podiatric conditions, she particularly gained extensive experience working with chronic diabetic foot complications and now considers this her specialty. A year ago Paula decided to relocate to Sydney and is happy to call it home. Paula loves to travel, her work experience at a Summer Camp in America was a definite highlight as she was able to care for and teach children and adults with mental and physical disability. Paula’s passion lies in interacting with people and helping them with their health care as much as she can.

Edward Murray

Title
Podiatrist
Qualification
B.Podiatry B.Applied Science Human Movement
Bio

Ed is passionate about helping people understand how their body moves and functions. He places importance on explaining complex problems in simplified and accessible ways. He is a Podiatrist with a background in Human Movement, and also has a wealth of experience with athletic and running products.A keen sportsman, Ed plays AFL and has enjoyed success as a young athlete and cricketer. More recently, he has developed a love for running –both on and off road.He has experience with coaching school athletics and football, and has worked internationally for a specialist outdoor education company. He also enjoys cycling and has presented at the Tour Down Under cycling village on foot and leg biomechanics. He has worked extensively with many leading dance schools, helping a range of the country's most exciting classical, contemporary and competitive dancers.Ed has experience in using manual therapy techniques such as dry needling, foot mobilisation, muscle testing and strengthening as part of a well-rounded approach to his podiatry treatment.

Sam Christie

Title
Principal Senior Podiatrist and owner of PodMed Podiatry Centre
Qualification
B.App.Sc (Podiatry), M.A.P.A, M.S.M.A
Bio

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 biomechanics and postural alignment, sports injuries of the lower limb and children’s podiatry. Sam has a very 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 too 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.