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The Chiropody Podiatry Team

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

  • Held senior NHS positions with the Foot Surgery Team, Resreach & Development, Service Development and Clinical Supervision
  • Awarded the Medical Sciences Prize from the London Foot Hospital
  • Special interests in Permanent nail correction, advanced verruca treatments, diabetes foot care, high risk foot problems and wound management
  • An advocate for Low Level Laser Therapy,he trains healthcare professionals to treat painful and complex problems
  • Gavin attends Leigham Practice Tuesdays to Fridays


Carolyn Simpson, Podiatrist

  • Former NHS Head of Service responsible for managing three North London NHS podiatry departments
  • Clinical  and Professional Lead for over 30 podiatrists working in many health centres and two major hospitals
  • 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
  • Carolyn attends Leigham Practice on Saturdays and Mondays


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
  • Scott attends Leigham Practice on Tuesday afternoons 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
  • Specialist Podiatrist for the Rheumatology department in Buckinghamshire
  • Provides care and options for patients with a wide range of foot problems and health conditions
  • Tom attends Leigham Practice on Saturdays