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Podiatry Service

Podiatry Service

Etienne van Niekerk MSc, BSc (Hons) MCoP

Etienne has more than 20 years’ experience of working with feet. He started his career in the running shoe retail industry in South Africa; firstly as a footwear specialist and later as branch manager. Following his move to London in 2000, he managed the Adidas Footscan force platform system for the largest specialist running retailer in the UK and Europe.  Apart from his experience in running shoes, he is also a veteran of more than 80 marathons and ultra-marathons.

He completed his degree in Podiatric Medicine at the London Centre for Podiatric Education in 2007. Since then Etienne completed a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Practice in 2016 from the University of East London. Since qualifying he continues to work in both the NHS and Private Practice. He has a particular clinical interest in the treatment of the high risk diabetic foot and also musculoskeletal conditions affecting the lower limb and foot and prides himself on providing a high quality personal service.

Etienne is qualified to prescribe certain prescription only medicine and is licensed to administer local anaesthetic. He is registered with the Health Professions Council and is a member of the society of Chiropody and Podiatrists.

Preferred method of contact:  Either on mobile 07722 047 086 or email:

Clinic details: Thursdays at Kirby Pharmacy & Dental Practice- see below for address details:

We offer a podiatry service, run by Etienne, a HCPC registered Podiatrist. We offer a comprehensive range of foot care services including:

- Routine callus removal/corn treatment
- Nail care including ingrowing toe nails
- Verrucae
- Diabetic foot care including wound care
- Foot pain
- Sports injuries and biomechanical analysis
For further information or to book your appointment, please enquire at Pharmacy.