Meet the Hunter Podiatry Team
Senior Podiatrist / Managing Director
Luke moved to the Newcastle region in 2003 taking a position at Hunter Podiatry services as a young podiatrist wanting to empower and improve the people of his community. 17 years on Luke is just as passionate about providing an optimal quality of life to patients of all walks of life.
With over 20 years clinical experience Luke has postgraduate training in running analysis and technique analysis, dry needling, shockwave therapy, tendon pathology and paediatric development and has had practical and theoretical training in the surgical correction of range of foot and ankle pathologies.
Luke can be found at the Maitland clinic and splits his time between consulting patients and managing the operations of the 4 centres.
Luke is a father to 3 young girls and partner to Jessica. Luke enjoys spending his weekends exploring the local area in his 4×4 with the family, taking the girls to parkrun and nippers and participating locally in a range of running, cycling and triathlon events.
Luke is passionate about bringing an unrivalled patient experience and level of podiatric care to the people of Newcastle and the Hunter and has grown and developed the Hunter Podiatry centres and brand to reflect this commitment over the past 10 years.
Meet the Hunter Podiatry Admin Team
Lara is our Admin weapon at our Rutherford clinic. She runs park run every Saturday, is an active member of her local church and is a big North Stars ice hockey fan. She loves spending time with her dog Lacey and playing board games in downtime.
Amy is our Greenhills practice manager and enjoys staying active with her family on the weekends. She is a regular at Maitland Park run and is always hunting a PB.
Carol brings years of medical admin experience and one of the kindest people you’ll meet. Carol helps induct our new team members and organises our work with the RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) and ADF (Australian Defence Force) members. She’s our expert baker and makes the world’s best Carrot cake with cream cheese icing.
Tania steers the admin ship at Maitland and is the go-to when it comes to NDIS (national disability insurance scheme) and DVA (department of veteran affairs). She loves spending time with her kids on a weekend getting out and about.
Melody joins us to share the podiatrist assistant and client experience role. She has a history in surgical assistance and is a world class organiser. Her family take to the tracks most weekends in racing V8 Dirt Modifieds and Go Karts.
Sonia comes from a long history of customer service- working nearly 20 years for a bank. Her professionalism and work ethic are second to none.