Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Podiatry services are provided with the goal of preventing hospitalisation and foot amputations. Podiatrists try to improve the foot health of people who are at risk of foot complications.

Patients who reside within the boundaries of North Shore Ryde Health Service and suffer from a foot problem may be eligible to attend one of our podiatry services.



Patients referred to the Podiatry department should reside in North Sydney, Lane Cove, Mosman, or Willoughby Local Government Areas. They should have one of the following comorbidities:

  • Diabetes
  • Renal failure
  • Spinal injury
  • Rheumatoid disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • History of foot ulceration or amputation or Charcot neuroarthropathy.


Written referral from a GP or other registered health practitioner.

Urgent cases

Urgent cases can be reviewed by telephoning 02 9463 1400 and requesting an urgent appointment.

Other Information

Podiatry services are provided on an ongoing basis to patients with an identified clinical need. All patients will be assessed against clinical risk factors for foot pathology. People found to have no active risk factors will be discharged to community providers of foot care.

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Ambulatory Care Centre, Level 3, Royal North Shore Hospital,
Reserve Rd
St Leonards, NSW 2065

Finding Us: The Podiatry Department is located in the Ambulatory Care Centre on the ground floor (Level 3) of the Acute Services Building at Royal North Shore Hospital.

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8.30am - 5pm

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‚Äč02 9463 1400