Our Team

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Dr Ned Buckley
Specialist Podiatric Surgeon

Dr Ned Buckley is an experienced and highly qualified foot and ankle specialist, holding both a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Dux) and a Doctorate of Clinical Podiatry from University of Western Australia. He is a founding member of the Australian Association of Podiatric Surgeons (AAPS).

Dr Buckley has completed clinical rotations in Foot and Ankle surgery and training programmes in Forefoot surgery and osteosynthesis at the Podiatry Institute in Atlanta Georgia and Memphis Tennessee under World renowned pioneer of foot and ankle surgery Dr John Ruch.

Dr Buckley has a long standing interest in foot problems and pathology and has worked with feet in various capacities for the past 16 years. Prior to becoming a foot surgeon and Podiatrist, Dr Buckley pursued a career in the ski industry, specialising in customised footwear options for skiers and snowboarders.  He founded a Specialist Custom Boot fitting Operation in Japan, Boot Solutions, in 2006, where he now continues to run three stores across Niseko and Hakuba with a team of 30 Podiatrists and Master Bootfitters. He has also been a boot fitting instructor for Masterfit University since 2013.

Ned enjoys working with the community and for the past 5 years has led the voluntary Podiatry team for the annual Oxfam Trailwalker Event – A 100km fundraising walk to assist people living in poverty.


Bachelor of Podiatry Medicine (Dux) – University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Arts (History and English) – University of Western Australia


Doctorate of Clinical Podiatry – University of Western Australia



Professional Memberships and Fellowships

Founding member and fellow of the Australian Association of Podiatric Surgeons (AAPS).


The Park Private Hospital –  Mt Lawley

UWA Podiatric Surgery Centre – Crawley

McCourt Street Day Surgery Centre – West Leederville

Special Interests

Hallux Valgus (Bunions)

Retraction deformities (Hammertoes, Clawtoes)

Hallux Limitus (Arthritic big toe joint)

Flexible flatfoot

Personal Interests

When Ned isn’t spending time with his wife Erin and two young boys, Xavier and George, you’ll probably find him hiking mountains in Japan in search for the perfect untouched powder line.

Dr Kent Hungerford

Dr Kent Hungerford graduated as a Podiatrist in 2014 after completing his Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice through La Trobe University. It was during this training that he found a love for surgical podiatry and began looking for further opportunities to develop the surgical arm of his podiatry practice. Dr Hungerford was accepted at the University of Western Australia into the Doctor of Clinical Podiatry as a Podiatric Surgical Registrar in February of 2016.
During his time in Perth Dr Hungerford has learnt further about sports medicine, and chronic and acute pain conditions through his increased exposure to complex cases. In particular, he employs numerous conservative interventions to provide immediate relief for those with lower leg and foot nerve entrapments for which he has a special interest in.
Dr Hungerford acts as a locum in Dr Buckley’s absence.

To book a consultation with Dr Ned Buckley for any foot or ankle concerns you have, please contact our clinic on 9481 8194 or use our online booking system for an instant appointment.

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