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The Chiropody Podiatry Team


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Our Award-Winning Foot Team

  • Experienced and award-winning therapists
  • 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 was promoted to senior and chief podiatry positions with the Foot Surgery Team, Research & Development, Service Development and Clinical Supervision. In addition to excellent medical pedicure skills, he has special interests in Permanent nail correction, advanced verruca treatments, diabetes foot care, high risk foot problems and wound/ulcer management.

Gavin was awarded the Medical Sciences Prize from the London Foot Hospital and has been treating people using Low Level Laser Therapy and trains other healthcare professionals to treat painful, resistant and complex problems.


Carolyn Simpson, Podiatrist

Carolyn is a former NHS Head of Service responsible for managing three North London NHS podiatry departments. She was Clinical and Professional Lead for over 30 podiatrists working in many health centres and two major hospitals and developed the Gait Analysis and Biomechanics Laboratory whilst working in Islington NHS.

Carolyn utilises her extensive experience and practical  skills to undertake a wide range of treatments to help common foot problems.


Nathan Fittock, Podiatrist

Nathan treats a wide range of core podiatry skills and treatments and is a running and foot pain specialist. Nathans can perform Gait Analysis, Exercise Prescription and Strength Training and Running Gait Re-training and liaises with other health practitioners such as physiotherapists and sports physicians.

He has additional skills with Foot Mobilisation Therapy, Orthotic manufacture and prescription and Dry Needling of the lower limb.


Scott Corthine, Podiatric Surgeon

  • Biomechanics and gait analysis specialist assessing problems with performance,walking, running to Elite Level
  • Specialist to London’s West End, from as far back as Starlight Express
  • Works with Really Useful Company, Disney’s Lion King, Riverdance, Cameron McIntosh and the Royal Ballet School
  • Sits 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
  • Consultant Podiatric Foot Surgeon with 20 years’ experience, including 7 years as Lead Clinician at Ealing Hospital NHS Trust
  • Can give a consensus of the best way forward for both the surgical and non-surgical options


Tom Gibson, Podiatrist

  • 5 years as Specialist Podiatrist working with diabetic patients in Warkwickshire
  • Treatment of high risk feet and problems in people with fragile health
  • Specialist Podiatrist for the Rheumatology department in Buckinghamshire
  • Provides podiatry care and options for patients with a wide range of foot problems and health conditions