Meet your most dynamic team in foot healthcare!

Dr Suresh Sivacolundhu - The Foot Clinic

Dr Suresh Sivacolundhu

CEO/Principal Podiatrist, Perth

Suresh’s career at The Foot Clinic started in 1995 in Australia’s Capital Territory with Paul Fleet, then President of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM), the National Sports Podiatry body responsible for sports podiatry education and for selecting the podiatry medical teams for elite sporting competitions. Suresh’s expertise lies in the field of Sports Medicine and lower limb biomechanics. He has had extensive experience with treatment of elite athletes from the Australian Institute of Sport, the ACT Academy of Sport, the Australian Wallabies, Canberra Raiders and the Canberra Kookaburras. He was also selected for the SOCOG Medical Team to provide podiatry services at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the 2000 ITU World Triathlon Championships, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games the Perth 2013 Hopman Cup and the Perth 2019 Manchester United Tour.

Since 1999 Suresh has been the CEO and Principal Podiatrist for The Foot Clinic in Cottesloe, Perth. During this time he was also a Director of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) and WA Director for AAPSM. He was an External Advisor to the University of Western Australia’s Podiatric Medicine Unit, and road tests minimalist running shoes for optimised performance and injury prevention. He is also a Level 1 Barefoot Rehabilitation Specialist (EBFA, Dr Emily Splichal), trained in Anatomy Trains Structural Integration (Anatomy Trains Australia, Julie Hammond ), and trained in Foot Manual Therapies (FMT, Ted Jedynak).

Suresh is also no stranger to elite sports himself, having achieved an Australian record in the 4x400m, and also competing in 1st Division hockey. Now Suresh enjoys keeping fit at the gym with his 3 teenage kids, running parkruns, Masters athletics, and is still playing hockey and tennis.

Dr Ming Jay Tan - The Foot Clinic

Dr Ming Jay Tan

Podiatrist, Perth 

(Fluent in Mandarin) 

Ming Jay Tan graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences along with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Human Anatomy and Biology. He is currently undertaking further study to obtain his endorsement for scheduled medicines.

His interest lies in the application of Photobiomodulation Laser therapy, orthotics therapy and sports rehabilitation in the area of podopediatrics and biomechanics/ musculoskeletal injuries.

Outside of work, he maintains an active lifestyle by keeping to a strict gym regime and swims at the beach regularly. Believing that every individual deserves good quality of life, he endeavours to help each patient to achieve the best outcome possible.

Dillon Radford Podiatrist Perth

Dr Dillon Radford

Podiatrist, Perth

Dillon Radford graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences after completing a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Microbiology and Immunology. He is currently undertaking further specialist training in the Doctor of Podiatric Surgery program at UWA.

His interests lie in ingrown nail surgeries, injection therapies and acute injuries, with the aim of improving your biomechanics to be as efficient as possible, no matter your level of activity. He takes pride in his holistic treatment and will strive to treat the underlying cause where possible to keep you happy and healthy.

Beyond his life at work, Dillon is passionate about sports, playing soccer and travelling for snowbaording. He enjoys exceeding physical and mental boundaries, a mentality he extends to the treatment of his patients with the ultimate goal of improving your wellbeing in all walks of life.

Dr Antonio Ruffo Podiatrist Perth

Dr Antonio Ruffo

Podiatrist, Perth 

Antonio Ruffo graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences along with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, majoring in Medical Science.

Antonio practices in all areas of podiatry, with a keen interest in sporting, paediatric and diabetic conditions of the lower limbs. He prides himself in using evidence-based treatment methods and technology to get all individuals back on their feet, feeling healthy and achieving their goals.

He has competed nationally in Fencing (yes the sport!) for the past seven years which has driven his passion for all sporting conditions and developed an appreciation for the toll a condition or injury can have on those competing at a high level. He also plays social soccer and loves spending his free time with family and friends.

Shari Norrish - The Foot Clinic

Shari Norrish

Practice Manager

Shari has decades of experience working in front-of-house administrative and back-of-house management roles within the medical industry. She is "the glue that holds us all together" and in 2022 received the Practice Manager Of The Year award by the Internationally recognised Hive Practice Business Coaching.

Shari has 3 adult children and two beautiful grandchildren. She loves spending her spare time with her family and travelling the world with her partner Pat. She is also a mad keen West Coast Eagles supporter.


Lidia D'Opera

front office administrator

After having worked in the corporate space for over 20 years, Lidia has now taken the opportunity to join the Foot Clinic to focus on what she loves most: community and customer service. In her spare time Lidia is an accomplished photographer. She has travelled extensively, photographing the people she meets, some of her collections being published and displayed in competitions. Lidia is also active in the square dance community here in Perth, both as a participant and a Committee member.


Carrie Kelly

Front Office Administrator

Carrie was formerly a chef at some of our local Cottesloe cafes. Not only does she bring her bright bubbly nature to our front office, she is also an expert with our commercial grade coffee machine, making barista quality coffee!

Carrie also enjoys hiking and pilates in her free time, and spending time with her beautiful family. She loves a chat, and looks forward to helping care for our patients in her front-of-house role at TFC.