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qualifications & Affiliations
Bachelor of Podiatry - University of Newcastle
Post Grad. Dementia Prevention - University of Tasmania
Endorsement for Scheduled Medicines - LaTrobe University
Member of the Australian Podiatry Association
Member of the Advanced High Risk Foot Group
Member of Diabetes Australia
Member of Wounds Australia
Compentency in Acupuncture and Dry Needling
NSW Health Clinical Competency - Total Contact Casting
NSW Health - Chronic and Complex Wound Management
nICOLA CALLENDER - Podiatrist | Clinical Director
b.pod (UoN) | Preventing Dementia (UTAS) | M.APodA
Member of the Advanced High Risk Practising Podiatrist Group
Member of Wounds and Diabetes Australia
Our Podiatrist, Nicola, brings a unique skillset and diverse knowledge base to Lakeside Podiatry Services. Since graduating from The University of Newcastle, Nicola has owned and operated podiatry service clinics in Newcastle and Sydney and spent time as a Podiatrist in the High-Risk Foot Service at St Vincent’s Public Hospital. Nicola currently holds an appointment within Sydney Local Health District as a High Risk Podiatrist, this role sees Nicola practising across Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Hopsital. Nicola has also had the opportunity to work in collaboration with some of Australia’s most highly regarded surgeons and continues to consult alongside podiatric surgeon Dr Haydar Ozcan.
Through her years of exposure Nicola has developed a special interest in the ongoing care and management of patients with diabetes and chronic disease. Nicola’s commitment and clinical mission is to support patients in maintaining mobility. Nicola has a passion for empowering her patients to maintain their mobility and independence.
Nicola incorporates evidence-based practices into her treatments and adopts holistic patient engagement through person-centred care. She is currently in the process of undertaking additional study to obtain her endorsement for scheduled medicines and to become an accredited Diabetes Educator. Currently Nicola holds postgraduate qualifications in wound care, minimally invasive suture techniques and the management of patients with dementia.
Nicola welcomes all patients warmly to Lakeside Podiatry Services and ensures only the best care is delivered to her patients each and every time.