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​Providing the highest level of Podiatric Care to help improve your quality of life

​Specialists in Podiatric Care

The Foot Place is dedicated to helping resolve foot disorders. With clinics in Oamaru and Timaru, we provide the highest standard of podiatric care, utilising internationally recognised gold standard diagnosis and treatment. Stefan has over 30 years of podiatric clinical experience within podiatric medicine. Originally working within the UK, in both the NHS and private practice, he migrated to New Zealand in 1995, since then working with his own private practice. 

Our services

We believe the secret to our success is that we simply have a passion for what we do. You tend to be good at things you enjoy.

Improving quality of life for our patients

​I believe achieving good results depends on obtaining a correct diagnosis and to achieve this, in my view, the most important thing that I can do is listen. Listening to my patient, let them talk, taking the time to let them explain why they are seeing me, their experiences and effect of their disorder. Asking questions, taking the time to allow them to answer. In my view this is vital to help to achieve a good outcome.

It’s also important to keep up to date with current knowledge and the use of advanced diagnostic equipment. If I can treat it, if I can’t it’s also important to utilise the expertise of other medical specialists and refer patients to receive help when necessary.


1992 B.Sc (Hons) Podiatric Medicine UK
2003 Diploma in Podiatric Surgery NZ / USA
2005 Fellowship New Zealand College of Podiatric Surgery NZ / USA
2010 Registration Podiatric Radiographer NZ
2018 Advanced Pharmacology for Podiatrists AUS


​Do you have a foot or ankle problem? We can help.