Dr Peter Shelton (Accredited Podiatrist)
Peter is a senior Podiatrist and Director of Coastal Podiatry.
Peter is a Podiatrist with an additional Diploma in Sports Therapy. Originally from Yorkshire in England he completed his Studies in his home town at the University of Huddersfield.
On his arrival to Australia Peter helped establish the current Podiatry service within Robinvale hospital in Victoria and founded their Nail surgery clinic which serviced surrounding districts.
Peter has been working in Private practice on the Sunshine Coast since 2006 and now calls this beautiful part of the world “home”.
As an ex-professional Rugby League player Peter has a special interest in foot & leg pain. He has spent a lot of time working on a treatment called Foot Mobilisation Therapy and also employs a combination of acupuncture techniques and Low Level Laser Therapy within his clinical practice. This has translated into many great success stories with his patients.
As an Accredited Podiatrist Peter is committed to lifelong learning and furthering his education to the benefit of his patients.
Peter has extensive knowledge in musculoskeletal and soft tissue related injuries spanning over 15 years. Peter has worked with elite athletes to retirees so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.
Outside of work Peter has two active young sons and enjoys spending family time on the coast.
Katie Ormerod (Podiatrist)
Katie is a highly regarded member of the Coastal Podiatry team. Katie graduated from the University of Huddersfield in England with a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry Degree with Honours.
Since then Katie has gained valuable experience in a range of clinical settings. Her special interest and passion is Diabetic care, education & management and enjoys looking after high risk patients as well as general practice.
When Katie is not at work she enjoys spending time with her fiancée and friends in discovering new places and enjoying what the beautiful coast has to offer.
Katie is actively involved in updating her knowledge and clinical skills through regular continued professional development as well as attending many courses and seminars around the country, to enable her to provide the latest in evidenced based treatment to her patients.