Meet The Team

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Andrea Castello – Podiatrist / Proprietor

Magill / Malvern / Clare

Andrea graduated from the University of South Australia in 1999 and has worked in the public and private sectors in both the country and the city. After completing a Masters Degree in Health Services Management in 2006, Andrea decided it was time to put his education to work and start his own practice, which culminated in the inception of AC Podiatry in late 2007.As a podiatrist, Andrea has spent much of his professional career refining his skills with particular attention given to biomechanical, sports and paediatric podiatry. In addition to standard podiatric skills, Andrea has also completed numerous workshops in Dry Needling and Mobilisation. He is a member of Sports Medicine Australia, South Australian Sports Medicine Association, the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, a Mentor to final year students and new graduates, and is currently the podiatrist for the Central District Football Club in the SANFL. Outside of work, Andrea is a father of two who loves nothing more than spending time with his family. His other interests include playing football (soccer), watching NFL, and travelling.
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Kris Marinos – Podiatrist

Oakden / Magill

Kris joined our team in March 2020, Kris has a passion for all aspects of podiatry with specific interests in Biomechanics, Athletic rehabilitation, injury prevention, and strength and conditioning. Having suffered injuries through sport Kris understands the importance and impact rehabilitation has on patients. Outside of work Kris is an avid fan of most sports, loves to run and keep fit in his free time he enjoys reading about philosophy and history.

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Estelle Humphris – Podiatrist

Adelaide CBD / Oakden / Malvern

Estelle joined AC Podiatry in July of 2018 and has proven herself as an indispensable asset. Since graduating in 2016, she has worked in country public health and aged care, has a high level of experience in wound and routine care, and with her gentle touch you can trust that your feet are in good hands! Estelle’s special interests are in biomechanics and helping patients with the management of DOMs (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) after a hard session of training. Estelle also has a Certificate IV in teaching Mat Pilates which has helped her approach to exercise prescription and viewing the body holistically.

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Ben Glover – Podiatrist

Modbury / Adelaide CBD / Oakden

Ben joined our team in January 2021 following a year working as a Podiatrist in Darwin. Ben has worked through all aspects of podiatry and has a strong interest in all musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and leg as well as nail pathologies. In his spare time Ben plays footy for his schools Old Scholars, spends time with his dog at the park and enjoys exploring Adelaide’s surrounds.

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Sophie Xian – Podiatrist

Oakden / Modbury

Sophie joined AC Podiatry in 2021. In her final year of studies, she completed placements at Noarlunga Hospital, Whyalla Hospital, and Broken Hill. Sophie is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and she is passionate about all aspects of podiatry with special interests in biomechanics, sports, general podiatric care, and pediatrics. Outside of the clinic, Sophie enjoys playing tennis, swimming, dancing, and yoga. She was trained in a tennis team for 7 years and she is a huge fan of Roger Federer.

Administation Staff

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Isabel – Practice Manager

Oakden / Adelaide CBD / Clare / Modbury

Isabel joined AC Podiatry as a receptionist at the end of 2015. After finishing her Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing/ Management) she began the role of Practice Manager in January of 2018. Isabel has a keen eye for organisational systems and ensures the clinics can all run smoothly. You will find Isabel at our Oakden location, although she loves to pop into all of our rooms. Outside of AC Podiatry Isabel is a keen athlete, and always finds time for netball on the weekends, Pilates and the gym.

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Teresa Parnis – Administration

Adelaide CBD 

Teresa joined AC Podiatry as a receptionist in September of 2018, working primarily at the Halifax Street Clinic. As well as working as a receptionist, Teresa is currently completing a double degree in Law and Arts, majoring in History. When she is not working hard or studying, Teresa keeps fit by competing in aerobics competitions and playing women’s footy, and passes the time by playing music.
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Deb Hanley – Administration

Oakden

Deb comes to us with an incredible 35 year plus career within the South Australian Travel Industry. From booking passengers around the world to working with our valued Oakden patients, Deb thoroughly enjoys her role. She enjoys bush walks with her husband, live music, hanging out with friends, and spending time with her two crazy dogs.

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Ellie Teitzel – Administration

Modbury

Ellie works out of our Halifax clinic, having been with us for over a year. She recently graduated from a Bachelor of Criminal Justice and loves playing team sports. In her spare time, you can catch Ellie with her friends, volunteering at the RSPCA or hanging out with her dog Scarlett!
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Niamh Leahy – Administration

Modbury

Niamh joined AC Podiatry in November of 2020 and is enjoying her role working as part of a vibrant and progressive team. She is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Psychology and hopes to one day practice as a clinical psychologist. In her spare time she enjoys playing netball and football as well as spending time with family and friends.
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Taylor Robson – Administration

Clare 

Taylor joined AC Podiatry as a receptionist at our Clare Clinic in January. Currently she is studying a Bachelor of Nursing. In her spare time she loves to play a game of netball with friends, hanging out by the beach or playing with her dog Cleo!