Erina Podiatry has been established for over 30 years on the Central Coast. We have 5 experienced podiatrists who can help you with a wide range of foot related problems.
We are equipped to make custom made orthotics on-site and have a wealth of knowledge and experience in this area.
With over 40 years in the industry we have a wealth of experinece in treating foot related problems.
We offer taylored solutions for practically any problem from truly custom-made orthotics, footwear modifcations to surgical options.
We aim to provide meaningful and realistic treatment outcomes for our patients.
Owner, Co-Founder and Chief Podiatrist
Together with his wife Cathy, Gary is the co-founder and director of Erina Podiatry which began in 1980. He is a general podiatrist with a special interest in Paediatrics and Sports Medicine. A Foundation Member of the Australian Academy of Sports Medicine he has completed a Sports Science course and also regularly attends conferences and meetings. He has extensive experience in dealing with Paediatric foot problems studying both within the U.S.A. and Australia. He has also completed a Footwear Fabrication and Modifications program at the Footwear school at Sydney Technical College which has been a great assistance in the practice of Podiatry. He has been a Counsellor with the Australian Podiatry Association (NSW) and was involved with the Medical team at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sydney 2000.
Recreationally he has a massive interest in rugby union and also enjoys tennis, fishing and the odd game of golf.
Owner and Co-Founder
Cathy is the co-founder and owner with husband Gary. She has enjoyed 32 years of helping people stay on their feet.
During these years Cathy has built up a loyal client base with a general treatment based practice. She has consistently attended continuing education courses and attended conferences regularly over that time. Her special interest lies in assisting the elderly stay mobile and comfortable on their feet with significant knowledge in careful debridement techniques, offloading and padding.
As the business has grown Cathy has also taken upon much of the business administration roles which come with running a busy practice.
You can often see Cathy walking the streets of Terrigal with friends for fitness.
Simon Walters graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry. He began working at Erina Podiatry in 2009 where he has become a valuable member of the Erina Podiatry Team. In 2010 Simon was recognised for his vocational achievements in podiatry winning the Rotary award Central Coast Young Champion Award for vocational excellence. His interests incorporate all aspects of podiatry ranging from paediatric development, sports pathology, to geriatric foot complaints.
Outside of podiatry Simon enjoys tennis, basketball and skiing. He spends time landscaping and gardening as he comes from a farming background.
Angus began working with Erina Podiatry several years ago as a Laboratory technician in the manufacture of custom made orthotics and equipment maintenance. He graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010 where he was awarded the “Golden Stethoscope” for topping the clinical examinations. He previously completed a degree in Medical Science at the University of Sydney where he also studied units in Engineering. He has experience training in the United Kingdom during his placement and also with the high risk foot clinic in Launceston, Tasmania. After working for the Sydney Local Health District for 5 years in Aborginal Health and Orthopaedic clinics, Angus now teaches in the Orthotic laboratory at the University of Newcastle.
Angus is an avid Rugby Union supporter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu player and also enjoys fishing and bush walking. .
Elisha King is our new graduate podiatrist who completed her bachelor of Podiatry degree locally at Newcastle University, Ourimbah campus in 2017. Elisha first met the Erina Podiatry team during her final clinical placement and has also gained clinical experience with Walgett Aboriginal Medical Services, Port Macquarie Community Health and the High Risk foot clinic in Launceston, Tasmania. Elisha is an avid believer in preventative care and takes pride in providing patients with the best possible care based on research and clinical evidence.
Outside of podiatry Elisha has interests in all outdoor activities in particular Horticulture, Diving and Rock Climbing and loves spending her weekends exploring her home town – the Central Coast
Lenise and Gloria
Our experienced and friendly staff are always ready to help.