Podiatrists

 

Dr Earl Louis (Podiatrist)

Earl graduated from Curtin University of Technology with a Bachelor of Science (podiatry) in 1998.

He then worked in Shepparton, Victoria whilst furthering his studies at LaTrobe University. He moved back to Perth in 2000 to undertake further research projects at Curtin University. Earl’s studies included research with Princess Margaret Hospital in relation to children with diabetes and the West Australian Police Force assessing footprints at crime scenes.

Earl is  the past president of the WA branch of the Australian Podiatry Association and board member of the Podiatrists Registration Board of WA. Earl has held positions on the UWA school of medicine education advisory board and The Athletes Foot retail podiatry advisory board. He is a clinical supervisor to the UWA podiatry students and the current Podiatrist working for West Australian Police. He has worked with Betts kids and Airflex in shoe development in the past.

He enjoys his spare time with his wife and two energetic boys – Jake and Josh. Earl is a managing director at all 3 Prime Podiatry clinics. His available for appointments is as follows:

Monday morning and Friday afternoons – Floreat
Monday afternoon-Friday morning – Noranda

 

Dr Ben Morrell (Podiatrist)Ben

Ben graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine and has worked with Prime Podiatry since then. He also has a Bachelor of Science from Curtin University.

Ben is a clinical supervisor of UWA podiatry students and is a member of the external review board for the podiatry course.

He has extensive experience with general foot and lower limb conditions with a strong interest in sports and running injuries, biomechanics, children’s foot problems and ingrown toenail surgery. Ben can speak Serbo-Croatian. He is a keen distance runner and surfer. He has a two daughter’s 6 and 2 years old.

He is a managing director of the Darch and Floreat practices. His availability for appointments is:

Monday – Darch

Wednesday – Darch

Thursday – Darch

Dr Katrina Creighan (Podiatrist)

Katrina graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from University of Western Australia in 2013.Katrina

Katrina enjoys all aspects of podiatry with particular interests in paediatrics, musculoskeletal podiatry, injury management and diabetes.

In her spare time Katrina enjoys playing squash, acrylic painting and reading.

Katrina’s availability for appointments is:

Saturdays – Noranda

Dr Paul Pappas (Podiatrist)

Paul graduated from The University of Western Australia in 2020 with a Dr of Podiatric Medicine.

With previous studies in Exercise and Health Science, as well as Health and Safety, Paul is able to tailor safe and effective patient specific treatment plans for a miriad of Podiatric pathologies.

Paul has keen interests in injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as biomechanics and diabetic foot care. Paul also has a thorough understanding of footwear having worked in footwear retail for more than 10 years.

In his spare time Paul plays amateur soccer, enjoys all things health and fitness and spending time with family and friends.

He looks forward to helping you on your health journey and getting you back to pain free or achieving your goals! Paul is available on the following days:

Monday – Noranda

Wednesday to Friday – Floreat

Dr Hannah Hancock (Podiatrist)

Hannah moved to Perth from Malaysia after high school. She completed a bachelor of science before pursuing Podiatry and graduated with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Australia in 2016. Growing up in a diverse background, Hannah is fluent in several languages including Malay and Mandarin.

Hannah enjoys all aspects of podiatry and has particular passion for musculoskeletal podiatry, diabetes management, ingrown toenail complications and geriatric footcare. In her spare time she enjoys reading, home interior decorating and going on park runs with her very spoilt dog, Tessie.

Hannah’s availability for appointments is:

Monday – Noranda
Wednesday – Noranda

Thursday – Noranda

Dr Monica Zheng (Podiatrist)

Monica is an experienced podiatrist with a keen interest in all areas of podiatry. She has extensive experience in the treatment and management of dance related lower limb injures, pre-pointe assessments and MDM dancewear footwear ballet shoe fittings. She is also studying currently medicine at the University of Western Australia.

Monica’s availability for appointments is:

Saturdays – Floreat

Dr Nirali Parikh (Podiatrist)

Nirali graduated with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia in 2020. She has previously completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Neuroscience, also from UWA. 

Nirali enjoys all aspects of podiatry with a keen interest in diabetic foot care, podiatric dermatology, and musculoskeletal podiatry. 

In her spare time, Nirali enjoys dancing, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family. Nirali can also speak Gujarati and Hindi. 

Nirali is available on the following days: 

Tuesday – Darch