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The Chiropody Podiatry Team

Meet our Experienced and Award Winning Podiatry Foot Team

  • Highly experienced and award-winning therapists
  • Fully Registered HCPC Professionals
  • Exceptional quality foot care seven days a week

When you join us at Leigham Practice you place your care in the hands of one of the most experienced teams in the country. We introduce to you our team of foot specialists:


Gavin Fane, Podiatrist

In his NHS career Gavin has been promoted in the fields of

  • Surgery Assistant/Anaesthetics to the Podiatric Surgery Team at St Thomas’ DSU
  • Research & Development Lead Podiatrist
  • Service Development Lead Podiatrist
  • Chief Podiatrist in Lambeth for Clinical Supervision
  • Awarded the Medical Sciences Prize from the London Foot Hospital
  • Special interest in Permanent nail correction and advanced verruca treatments
  • He is an advocate for Low Level Laser Therapy and trains other healthcare professionals to treat complex and resistant problems
  • Gavin attends Tuesday to Friday


Carolyn Simpson, Podiatrist

  • A former NHS Head of Service managing a large north London trust
  • Clinical  and professional lead for over 30 podiatrists working in many health centres and two major hospitals
  • Carolyn led the development of a new purpose built Gait analysis and Biomechanics lab whilst working in Islington
  • Carolyn utilises her extensive experience and practical  skills to undertake a range of treatments to help and improve a wide variety of common foot problems including corn and callous removal, verruca therapy  and nail care
  • Carolyn attends Leigham Practice Saturdays and Mondays


Alice Miller, Podiatrist

  • Awarded best student, twice and awarded the clinical prize
  • Graduated with 1st Class Honours
  • Senior NHS Podiatrist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust
  • Treats high risk patients and those seriously at risk of foot problems
  • Developed expertise in wound care in patients with diabetes and vascular problems
  • Treats a wide variety of foot problems
  • Attends Leigham Practice on Sundays


Scott Corthine, Podiatric Surgeon

  • Biomechanics and gait analysis specialist
  • Asseses problems with walking, running and performance.
  • Has worked with Starlight Express, Really Useful Company, Disney’s Lion King, Riverdance, Cameron McIntosh and the Royal Ballet School, to name a few
  • Continues to sit on the Performance Medicine Advisory Board at Dance UK, the leading charity looking after the welfare of professional dancers
  • Has a wealth of experience treating runners and professional athletes to Elite level
  • Also a consultant Podiatric Foot Surgeon with nearly 20 years’ experience, including 7 years as Lead Clinician of the Surgical Podiatry Department at Ealing Hospital NHS Trust.
  • Able to offer an overall consensus of the best way forward for both the surgical and non-surgical options available for problems.
  • Scott attends Leigham Practice on Tuesday afternoon and evenings


Tom Gibson, Podiatrist

  • 5 years as Specialist Podiatrist working with diabetic patients in Warkwickshire
  • Treatment of the most high risk feet and problems in people with fragile health
  • Currently a Specialist Podiatrist for the Rheumatology department in Buckinghamshire
  • Able to discuss the provision of care and options for patients with a wide range of foot problems and health conditions
  • Tom attends on Saturdays