Mark, originally from Toronto Canada, is a third generation Foot Specialist with a passion for Podiatric medicine. After completing his first undergraduate degree at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario Canada he went to work in his father’s Private Practice as a Podiatry Assistant. At the same time he also volunteered as a medical researcher at the renowned Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto investigating the relationship between gait and posture disorders.
In 1999 Mark was lucky enough to win an international student scholarship to read the BSc Honours degree in Podiatric Medicine at the University of Brighton School of Health Professions. He was nominated year 1 student Podiatry course board leader as well as international student representative. Since graduating as a Podiatrist Mark advanced his clinical skills by working in the public and private health sectors in Canada, UK and Australia where he learned advanced skills in treating foot & ankle disorders from Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors. Throughout this time Mark has developed special interests in Lower Limb Biomechanics, Prescription Orthotic Therapy (medical grade insoles/Foot beds), Diabetes and Arthritis.
Following the birth of Mark’s first child he decided to permanently settle in the area. Mark’s personal interests include foreign travel, running, ice hockey and British & American Politics.