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Brisbane and Gold Coast Podiatric Surgeon

Welcome to Brisbane & Gold Coast Foot Surgery

Brisbane & Gold Coast Foot Surgery is a specialist podiatric surgery service established by podiatric surgeon Dr. Ji Soo Kim.

Dr. Kim is an industry leader in podiatric surgery in Queensland and brings significant advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) foot surgery to Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

At Brisbane & Gold Coast Foot Surgery, we are dedicated to working with you to accomplish the best possible outcomes for your foot health, mobility, and quality of life. We specialize in conditions affecting the feet and ankles for patients both young and old, through surgical and non-surgical treatments.

A GP referral is welcome however it is not essential for an appointment.

What is Podiatric Surgery?

Podiatric surgery is a field of Podiatry that specializes in the complex management of the foot and ankle. From the reoccurring ingrown toenail or plantar wart to the ‘keyhole’ minimally invasive foot surgeries, we diagnose and treat a range of conditions which include:

  • Bunions & Tailor’s Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Flat Feet
  • Bone Spurs
  • Heel Pain
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Ganglion Foot Cysts
  • Corns & Calluses
  • Plantar Warts
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Long/Short Toes
  • Syndactyly
  • Trauma-Related Injuries including foot fractures and dislocations

Podiatric surgeons are podiatrists who have completed extensive, post-graduate medical and surgical training. They are registered as specialists under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Our Procedure Rooms

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Our procedure rooms in Southport and Kelvin Grove are where Dr. Kim can perform minor surgical procedures under local anaesthetic.

All procedures are undertaken with hospital standard attention to equipment, sterilisation practices and protocols.

Patients can appreciate the convenience of treatment at a time that suits them to avoid unnecessary hospital admission for minor procedures.

Minor surgical procedures performed are:

  • Ingrown toenail surgery (Winograd or Partial Nail Avulsion with Phenolisation or Zadek’s procedure)
  • Wart curettage
  • Ultrasound-guided joint, tendon or intralesional injections
  • Cyst excision or simple soft tissue procedures
  • Percutaneous tenotomy for flexible hammertoes
  • Diabetic wound irrigation and debridement

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Procedures

    • Ingrown Toenails

      Ingrown Toenails

      Don’t wait for that ingrown toenail to become infected and painful.
      Don’t suffer any longer from recurring or chronic ingrown toenails, there is a cure!

    • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Keyhole

      Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Keyhole

      MIS foot surgery doesn’t involve a long incision. It results in less trauma to muscles & soft tissue surrounding the foot & in most cases less pain & faster recovery.

    • Bunion

      Bunion

      Do you have a bony, painful bump at the base of your big toe? Bunions can form at this joint and will not go away on their own. This doesn’t mean that your lifestyle has to be affected, we can help.

    • Plantar Warts

      Plantar Warts

      Most plantar warts usually go away without treatment. If you are concerned, book a consultation with Dr Kim.

    • Corns and Calluses

      Corns and Calluses

      Are you experiencing pain when walking? Does it feel like you have a rock in your shoe when you walk? You may have a corn or callus.

    • Hammertoe

      Hammertoe

      Common in adults who will experience pain or irritation when wearing shoes, corns or calluses on the toe, a burning sensation and in more severe cases ulcerations.

    • Ganglion Cyst (skin lesions)

      Ganglion Cyst (skin lesions)

      Usually, simple wear and tear on a particular tendon or joint is the cause of a ganglion.

    • Plantar Fasciitis

      Plantar Fasciitis

      If you are experiencing pain that is worse first thing in the morning, or after you have been standing for long periods of time, then you may have Plantar Fasciitis.

    • Flat Feet

      Flat Feet

      There is a treatment that is minimally invasive and affordable, so you no longer have to feel like your entire life is being controlled by flat feet.

    • Morton’s Neuroma

      Morton’s Neuroma

      It can feel like a small knob and when pressed produces a shooting pain, numbness and tingling between the toes and in the ball of the foot.

    • Hallux Limitus/Rigidus (Cartiva)

      Hallux Limitus/Rigidus (Cartiva)

      This may develop due to big toe joint overuse in workers who squat & stoop, or athletes who put too much pressure on the joints.

    • Webbed Toes (Syndactyly)

      Webbed Toes (Syndactyly)

      Some individuals are self-conscious and go to great lengths to hide their webbed toes.

From The Blog

    • APRIL 13, 2024

    Plantar Wart Surgical Treatment: Is It the Right Choice for You?

    Plantar Wart Removal Plantar warts are a common skin condition that affects the feet. These warts appear on the soles of the feet and can be quite uncomfortable, causing pain and irritation. While there are various treatments available, including over-the-counter medications and home remedies, sometimes surgical removal of the plantar wart may be necessary. If

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