Our team

Dr Ned Buckley – Specialist Podiatric Surgeon

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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).

He completed a clinical rotation and has attended training programmes in Forefoot surgery at the Podiatry Institute in Atlanta Georgia under World renowned pioneer of foot and ankle surgery Dr John Ruch.

Dr Buckley also currently holds a position at UWA providing clinical supervision and  training of postgraduate podiatry students  enrolled in the Doctor of podiatric medicine programme.

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 been the head volunteer podiatrist for the annual Oxfam Trailwalker Event – A 100km fundraising walk to assist people living in poverty.

Ned also holds a Bachelor of Arts (History and English) from UWA.

As a Specialist Podiatric Surgeon, Dr Buckley is able to offer surgical solutions for a range of foot conditions including including Hallux Valgus (bunions), retraction deformities of the forefoot including  hammertoes and clawtoes, floating toes, fractures, Hallux Limitus (arthritic big toe joint), mid foot conditions including arthritis, tendon pathologies, ganglions and skin lesions, heel pain, and ingrown toenails.

Dr Buckley takes great pride in providing excellent medical care and takes the extra time to explain your problems and the treatment options in detail.

Christian Pocklington – General Podiatrist

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Mr Christian Pocklington practices as a General Podiatrist and has special interests in sports injuries, biomechanics and podiatric surgery. He currently holds a surgical registrar position with The University of Western Australia. Mr Pocklington consults privately from West Perth as well as in Mandurah.

Mr Pocklington graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2012 with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine degree and went on to complete an internship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in 2013, specialising in the management of the high risk foot. He is currently completing a clinical doctorate at the University of Western Australia in order to gain specialist registration as a podiatric surgeon.

Outside of podiatry, Mr Pocklington is a keen athlete and a former player of the Subiaco Lions Football Club. He enjoys maintaing a healthy balance of social, academic and outdoor interests.

Mr Pocklington is dedicated to providing a service with compassion and diligence, and looks forward to your next appointment with him.