Below is a list of the top and leading Podiatrists in Christchurch. To help you find the best Podiatrists located near you in Christchurch, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Christchurch’s Best Podiatrists:
The top rated Podiatrists in Christchurch are:
- Howard Nicholas – Footprints Podiatry
- Jacky Lee – Footprints Podiatry
- Ian Graham – Papanui Foot Clinic
- Charlotte Russell – Feet First Podiatry
- Andrew Hawkey – Feet First Podiatry
Howard Nicholas – Footprints Podiatry
Howard Nicholas graduated with honours at the Central Institute of Technology Podiatry in Wellington, New Zealand. The Christchurch-based podiatrist joined Footprints Podiatry and brought along with him more than 20 years of podiatry expertise. His specializations are biomechanics, sports injuries, and orthotic manufacture. He also assists patients with children’s gait issues, performs post-surgical orthoses and helps develop a new orthotic type that would benefit sports injury patients. With his calm nature and professional tone, he advises patients as well as recommend a treatment method that could minimize and resolve pain problems.
Sports Injuries, Biomechanics, Orthotic Manufacture, Post-Surgical Orthoses, Children’s Gait Problems
“My husband reluctantly went to see Howard after years me nagging about the sad state of his feet and he came back saying he’d go twice a year to have his feet checked! This is from a man who’s not been to the doctor in 24 years. Thank you Howard.” –Shelley Hollows
Jacky Lee – Footprints Podiatry
Jacky Lee came from Hong Kong and relocated to NZ during his teens. He studied in Christchurch and is committed to providing the best podiatry care to the community. Jacky first studied Microbiology and Immunology from Otago University then proceeded with a Podiatry degree at AUT in Auckland. He joined Footprints Podiatry to help a bigger part of the Christchurch neighbourhood recover fast from their injuries. His multiple degrees combined with his extensive experience helped a lot of patients especially those participating in competitive sports.
Human Movement, Injuries
“Received a number of treatments at Footprints Barrington and highly recommend Podiatrist Jacky. Very professional, knowledgeable and courteous – sorted the issue – Thank you.” –Jackie Glen
Ian Graham – Papanui Foot Clinic
Ian Graham graduated from Brighton University with a BSc Hons in Podiatry. He also has a post-graduate certification from the NZ College of Podiatric Surgeons. Joining the Papanui Foot Clinic he aimed to help more patients to be free of their pain problems. He caters to all patients regardless of the age and background. Ian performs an expert assessment, diagnosis and intervention techniques to promote better foot, leg, and ankle health. The podiatrist serves the Christchurch area and surrounding locations. Among his regular clients are young professionals, recreational athletes, children, and elite sportspersons.
“Ian and his team have been looking after my feet for many years. As a Type 2 Diabetic it’s important to maintain my feet, and Papanui Foot Clinic certainly do that.” –Dave Fahey
Charlotte Russell – Feet First Podiatry
Charlotte Russell is the founder and director of Feet First Podiatry in Christchurch, New Zealand. She studied in Wellington and obtained her post-graduate certificate from the University of Brighton in the United Kingdom. Her studies sponsored by the Winston Churchill Scholarship focused mainly on the management of diabetic foot. She worked as a Senior Podiatrist for 13 years at the Christchurch Diabetes Centre while managing her podiatry clinic named Charlotte Russel Podiatry. Charlotte established Feet First Podiatry in 2002 after Charlotte Russel Podiatry‘s 20 years of operation.
Diabetic Foot Management
“Great podiatrist and friendly receptionist. Able to get appointment that week. Thought I needed an operation but didn’t and great treatment suggestions. Now have shoes for sale.” –Michelle A.
Andrew Hawkey – Feet First Podiatry
Andrew Hawkey is a highly qualified podiatrist currently practising in Christchurch New Zealand at Feet First Podiatry. He graduated in 2001 and has trained extensively in Wellington after. During this training, he gained valuable knowledge regarding the assessment and treatment of leg, ankle, and foot problems. Andrew worked for both the public and private sector in Invercargill and Queenstown before joining Feet First Podiatry in 2006. He is a sports enthusiasts and loves to be updated with New Zealand Sports scene where he obtains useful information about the human movement and sports podiatry.
“Friendly staff and very professional!” –Timothy V.