Podiatric Surgeon Team

Specialist Podiatric SurgeonS & Perth PodiatristS

Dr Andrew Knox

Podiatric Surgeon
Dr Andrew Knox is a specialist podiatric surgeon and industry leader in the development of minimally invasive foot surgery in Australia, being the first podiatric surgeon to introduce keyhole bunion surgery to WA in 2018. Andrew is now widely-recognised as the premiere provider of keyhole bunion surgery in Perth, and due to the significantly faster recovery that keyhole surgery offers, Andrew established a second practice in Brisbane in 2019, Keyhole Foot Surgery Australia. Andrew has been practicing since 2011, and is President of the Australian Association of Podiatric Surgeons and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia. He provides treatment for all foot and ankle problems, and specialising in surgery for bunions, hallux rigidus, heel pain, morton’s neuroma, and revisional foot surgery.

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Dr Burke Hugo

Podiatric Surgeon

Dr Burke Hugo is a podiatric surgeon and has extensive experience in both surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions. He previously practiced in both Claremont and Subiaco but has now transitioned all of his private work to Perth Podiatric Surgery in Cottesloe. Burke is also Head of the Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Division at UWA and provides surgical treatment for conditions including hammertoes, ingrown toenails, bunions, and plantar warts.

Dr James Knox

Dr James Knox is a podiatrist that completed a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine at The University of Western Australia in 2013, and subsequently completed an internship at Royal Perth Hospital. Since this time he has worked for the past 6 years in private practice, having most recently worked within Perth CBD. He practices general podiatry and has a special interest in diabetic foot care, sports rehabilitation and paediatrics. An avid weightlifter, James placed at the State ICN Championships in 2017 as a fitness model – a background which he draws upon in practice to advise on safe ways to get back into to exercise post-injury.

Dr Natasha Knox

Sports Podiatrist

Dr Natasha Knox is a sports podiatrist who provides post-operative care and rehabilitation on-site for patients at Perth Podiatric Surgery. She completed a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine at UWA in 2014 and a Masters of Sports Medicine in 2021 through the University of Melbourne. Natasha has experience in lower limb injury prevention, holistic person-centred care, and carefully considered return to play decisions to prevent re-injury. She particularly enjoys guiding patients back to optimum function following foot and ankle surgery.

Alex Kim

Practice Manager

Alex Kim is responsible for overseeing our Perth practice, and has been with our team since October 2019. Prior to this, she had worked extensively in medical administration and helped run a day surgery for another specialist in Brisbane..

Abbey Mayor

Patient Liaison Officer & Business Development Manager

Abbey Mayor is front-line staff at Perth Podiatric Surgery and assists in the day-to-day clinic running including new patient enquiries, and surgical treatment coordination. She also is responsible for business development activities for our practice including organising educational seminars, and being the primary point-of-contact to referrers within our network including podiatrists and physiotherapists.

Megan Alder

Patient Liaison Officer & Specialist Medical Admin

Megan is front-line staff at our practice, and is able to offer support to patients at all stages of their journey from initial enquiry, through to treatment and post-surgical aftercare. This includes a range of administrative tasks including liaising with our surgeons and rehab physicians, hospital admission paperwork, and health fund checks, to ensure that patients are provided with an efficient service. She has extensive experience in customer service, and previously worked as the state manager for My Beauty Spot in Western Australia.