Meet The Team at Scarborough Podiatry

Kylie Gates

podiatrist in scarborough

Kylie graduated from Curtin University in Perth in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in podiatry. Working in both public and private sectors throughout her 20+ year career and her involvement with various elite sporting teams, including the Perth Wildcats, Lions Netball and Storm Netball Club, has given Kylie a broad base of experience and knowledge.

Kylie has been a member of the Advisory Committee for Medicare in the management of diabetes in the community as well as presented and commented on case studies with leading health professionals in complex case management for people living with diabetes.

Kylie’s main areas of interest include ingrown toenails – surgical and non surgical approaches, routine podiatry, orthotics and sports podiatry.

Kylie is a former representative of state netball teams and was a state champion swimmer, beach sprinter and surf lifesaver. In her spare time she likes to travel and she still likes to play and coach netball, plus spend time with her daughter, Keira, who is also a keen and talented netballer.

Kylie has a dedicated and loyal base of patients, providing them with high quality podiatry consultations and genuine compassion.

Grace Hughes

Grace has comprehensive clinical experience with high risk feet and circulatory problems. During her time as a Podiatrist she has honed her skills in the treatment for problematic feet and enjoys the challenge of helping fix ingrowing toe nails, fungal infections and diabetic care of the feet.

Grace Hughes Podiatrist in Scarborough

Grace’s passion in Podiatry lies in exercise and sports injury rehabilitation. Using a wide range of techniques such as dry needling, bio-mechanical assessments and taping, Grace would love to help you resolve your exercise and sports injuries.

Grace is dedicated to providing a service with compassion and thoroughness, and looks forward to your next appointment with her.

Chris Pocklington

podiatrist in ScarboroughDr Christian Pocklington practices as a Specialist Podiatric Surgeon and Sports Podiatrist. He has special interests in sports injuries, biomechanics and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He currently consults privately from both the Perth Metropolitan and Peel Regions.
Dr Pocklington graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2012 with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine degree and went on to complete an internship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in 2013, specialising in the management of the high-risk foot. In 2017 he completed a Clinical Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at the University of Western Australia in order to gain specialist registration as a podiatric surgeon.
Outside of podiatry, Dr Pocklington is a keen athlete and a former player of the Subiaco Lions and Claremont Football Club. He enjoys maintaining a healthy balance of social, academic and outdoor interests.
Dr Pocklington is dedicated to providing a service with compassion and diligence, and looks forward to your next appointment with him.

As a Specialist Podiatric Surgeon, Dr Pocklington is able to offer surgical solutions for a range of foot conditions.

Some of the more common procedures include:

  • Hallux Valgus (bunions)
  • Hammertoes & clawtoes
  • Hallux Limitus (arthritic big toe joint)
  • Ingrown Toenails


  • Arthritis
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Ganglions


  • Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain)


  • Trauma
  • Revisional Surgery
  • Lumps and Bumps

If you would like a consultation with Dr Pocklington to discuss your foot condition and determine what surgical (and non-surgical) options are available to you, please call our clinic or book an appointment online. Please note: No GP referral is necessary.

Navid Wali

podiatrist in ScarboroughNavid is a dedicated and skilled Podiatrist who would love to help you solve your foot problem pain. After attaining his Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia majoring in Physiology and Pharmacology, Navid went on to study Doctor of Podiatric medicine and upon completed became a Podiatrist.
He has a keen interest in all aspects of foot health, with focus areas being Diabetic screening and education, bio-mechanical implication on foot function and ingrown toenail procedures.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with family, loves the outdoors and enjoys futsal. He would love to help you.