Mr Paul D’Arcangelo | University Hill, Bundoora Clinic
Mr Paul D’Arcangelo
Director │ Podiatrist
Mr. Paul D’Arcangelo is the Director of The Podiatry and Orthotic Group. Paul gained his qualification as a Commonwealth Accredited Podiatrist in 2007, after completing his undergraduate Podiatry degree at La Trobe University. Paul graduated with first class Honours after completing his research thesis, which was then published in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Research (JFAR). The following year in 2008, Paul was awarded the Jennifer O’Meara Award, for which he was nominated by his podiatry colleagues, for excellence in the field of Podiatry. Paul is currently completing a Masters of Podiatric Medicine at The University of Western Australia. The Masters is an intensive program focused largely on complicated foot and ankle pathology, medical and pharmacological issues that affect the foot and lower limb, clinical rotations and extensive research. Paul has extensive clinical and theoretical knowledge in the podiatric field. He has a keen interest in all aspects of podiatric medicine, in particular orthotic management for foot conditions, heel pathology, Plantar Fasciitis & ingrown toenail surgery. Paul is also passionate about preventative care and management of chronic diseases, in particular Diabetes and its effect on the lower-limb.
Paul is also the founder & principle practitioner of the Ingrown Toenail Group (ITG). The ITG, developed in 2012 is a specialty clinic, also located at the 240 University Hill Complex. If you suffer with ingrown toenails and want to find out more information about ingrown toenail treatments, please visit the ITG website: www.ingrowntoenailgroup.com.au
Paul’s interests outside of the ‘world of feet’, involves spending quality time with his two wonderful girls, his wife Vassie and his young daughter Elle, along with his extended family & friends.
Mr Ayden Pickering | Epping Clinic
Mr Ayden Pickering
Masters in Podiatric Practice
Ayden grew up in the rural fruit growing region of Harcourt situated near Bendigo. He graduated from a double degree in Podiatric Practice from the Latrobe University, which included a Bachelor in Health Sciences with a Masters in Podiatric Practice. Ayden expressed an interest early on to relocate to Melbourne in order to join the team at the Podiatry & Orthotic Group.
Ayden has a keen interest in the management of the plantar fascia, Achilles tendon injuries, ankle ligament pain, high-risk diabetes and peripheral arterial disease.
At the Podiatry & Orthotic Group, we pride ourselves on our Podiatrists abilities to use Orthotics for the management of a variety of foot and ankle pathologies. Ayden has a keen interest in advanced biomechanics, orthotic management and ingrown toenail procedures.
Ayden’s previous experience of playing high level football and tennis gives him an insight into ‘the athlete’ and he is passionate about preventing and treating sporting injuries. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Hawks and will enjoy attending games now living in Melbourne.
Mrs. Andrea Eade | University Hill, Bundoora Clinic
Mrs. Andrea Eade
Andrea graduated from Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia in 1999 with a Bachelor of Podiatry (Science). Andrea has been practicing Podiatry for over 14 years in Perth and has a wealth of experience in all facets of clinical practice. Andrea has worked in hospitals, community-based podiatry and private practice. For the past seven years Andrea has worked in private practice, whilst also successfully initiating and managing a government tender initiative for Podiatry in Perth. This program involved setting up and running multiple clinics in Perth, which specialized in providing Podiatry care to seniors and also to people with disabilities.
Andrea has a wealth of knowledge and clinical skills and is competent in all areas of Podiatry including general foot care, diabetic high-risk foot related conditions, ingrown toenail surgery, biomechanical assessments and orthotic therapy. Andrea is passionate about all aspects of Podiatry and has a particular interest in the paediatric foot.
Andrea has a natural empathy for people and prides herself on excellent rapport with her patients. Andrea has recently relocated to Melbourne due to her husband’s career and is excited about living and exploring a new city and state. She has a keen interest in travelling and has travelled extensively. She also enjoys spending quality time with family.