Meet The Team

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Andrea Castello – Podiatrist / Proprietor

Oakden / Adelaide CBD / Modbury

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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Georgina Browne – Podiatrist

Clare

Georgina graduated from a Bachelor of Podiatry degree in 2015 at the University of Newcastle. Georgina joined AC Podiatry in July 2019, previously she worked for the past two years in Broken Hill where she developed a love for country life. She has experience in biomechanical assessments, orthoses, paediatric assessments, general foot care, diabetic assesments and nail surgery. Georgina has volunteered her time during CBR48HR race in Canberra, helping people with blisters, footwear advice and taping. She also volunteered for NAIDOC week in the Central Coast, assessing the neurovascular status and providing education. In her spare time, Georgina loves playing AFL and basketball. You may see Georgina at Clare Valley Park Run. She also loves travelling and has been to Europe, the U.K and South America.

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Estelle Humphris – Podiatrist

Adelaide CBD / Oakden 

Estelle joined AC Podiatry in July 2018 and has proven herself as an indispensable asset. She graduated from a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2016. Since then she has worked in country public health, aged care and is now pursuing her interest in biomechanics. With a love for fitness, she has a special interest in stretching for recovery and helping people manage DOMs (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) during a hard week of training. She has started participating in Pilates classes and has just begun training in this area so she can teach others.

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Charani Katragadda

Modbury / Oakden 

Charani graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2018. Born in India and raised in New Zealand, her passion for podiatry began after the realisation of how essential your feet and legs are for everyday life and with our busy schedules are often neglected until things go wrong. With this, she has chosen to take on podiatry as her career. Charani’s interest in understanding and exploring the different ways our bodies move along with her experience motivated her to create patient tailored treatment plans to care for the needs of each patient. Outside of work Charani has a passion for dance and as a new comer is looking forward to exploring Adelaide.

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Scott Leslie – Podiatrist

Modbury

Scott is the newest addition to the AC Podiatry team after coming on board earlier this year. Scott has had extensive experience with lower limb mobilisation and biomechanics and has a great passion for sports podiatry. In his personal time you will find Scott with his family and out at Little Athletics coaching. You will find Scott in our Golden Grove clinic on Monday and Friday.

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Alison Vincent – Podiatrist

Oakden

Alison is a very passionate health professional, having both a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in Podiatric Services. Alison specialises in neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone Disease, as well as having experience working in the field of Mental Illness and patients with a non-English speaking background. Her enthusiasm for the profession continues to grow every day as a member of the AC Podiatry team. As a busy mum of two young boys, Alison still finds time to volunteer for her local State Emergency Service Unit. You can find Alison and her warm smile at our Oakden Clinic.

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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Will Lehman – Administration

Oakden

Will is our newest admin member and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge after working in the Allied Health Sector for almost 3 years!!
Previous to this Will has also worked as a Legal Secretary and a Paralegal.
He found a love for Reformer Pilates while working at a physiotherapist and is studying to become a qualified instructor – he has a goal of opening his own Pilates Studio and achieving a Diploma in the Pilates Methods. In his spare time, Will is an avid cyclist and enjoys studying history.

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Abby Playfair – Administration

Abby is currently the friendly face in our Clare clinic. Abby has an experienced background in customer service and has been a wonderful addition to our rural team. In her spare time Abby is building a house with her partner and loves spending time with her Labrador, Kobe. You can also find Abby playing up a storm on the court for Blyth netball team on the weekends.
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Ellie Teitzel – Administration

Modbury
Ellie is the newest addition to the AC Podiatry family, working alongside Scott in Modbury. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Criminal Justice, loves anything outdoors and has a keen interest in fitness. In her spare time, you can catch Ellie with her friends, camping or hanging out with her dog Scarlett!
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Madison Harvey – Administration

Clare 

Madison joined the AC Podiatry team in August 2017 with 5 years experience in the ares of customer service. Madison completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) in 2017 and is now completing her Masters in Social Work. You will find Madison predominately in our Clare clinic, however she likes to work in our metro based clinics too. Outside of work Madison is a keen volunteer of the Country Fire Service and has been for the past seven years.