416-465-8737

 

TORONTO CHIROPODIST, D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUR TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST

 

TORONTO'S FOOT CLINIC

 

All our professional Foot Specialists and Chiropodists at Academy Foot And Orthotic Clinics maintain high levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in Podiatry/Chiropody and Podiatric Medicine.

Our toronto foot clinic's staff has accumulated over 800 excellent reviews on Google, RateMDs, Yelp, Yellow Pages, etc.

Dr. John A. Hardy's Toronto family foot clinic's mission is to provide honest, respected, compassionate and experienced quality foot care and products to all of our patients. My foot clinic has slowly but consistently been assembling our professional team in order to provide our patients with high quality foot care.  If you choose Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics you will be treated with the utmost respect.

IF YOU LOVE YOUR WORK, IT IS NOT A JOB AND WE LOVE OUR WORK AND IT SHOWS! 

We always treat our patients like family!

Chiropodist Staff / Foot Specialists

MARZ HARDY, D.Ch., CHIROPODIST, B.Sc. PODIATRIC MEDICINE

  • HONORS DEGREE in MICROBIOLOGY
  • One year ENGLISH UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO 1997
  • One year in ACUPUNCTURE / CHINESE MEDICINE MICHENER INSTITUTE 1998
  • Graduated MICHENER INSTITUTE as a TORONTO CHIROPODIST 2001. Did her clinical training at the MICHENER FOOT CLINIC and TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL.
  • B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE 2004, SUNDERLAND UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
  • The FIRST FOOT SPECIALIST in CANADA qualified and certified in ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE OF THE LOWER LIMB, A.R.T. 2006. RECERTIFIED MARCH, 2012.
  • Certified in ACUPUNCTURE in 2016
  • Completed POST GRADUATE TRAINING IN PHARMACOLOGY at MICHENER INSTITUTE in 2012 and a POST GRADUATE course in X-RAY READING at the MICHENER INSTITUTE.

Member of:

  • COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS OF ONTARIO (COCOO)
  • CANADIAN FEDERATION of PODIATRIC MEDICINE (CFPM)
  • ONTARIO SOCIETY of CHIROPODISTS (OSC)
  • AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (APMA)
  • CANADIAN PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION (CPhA)
  • AMERICAN PHARMICISTS ASSOCIATION (APhA)
  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN PODIATRISTS (AAWP)
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PODIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE (AAPSM)
  • ACADEMY OF PODIATRIC PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (APPM)
  • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PODIATRIC DERMATOLOGY (ASOPD)
  • PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PODIATRY ASSOCIATION (PEIPA)

A TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST AND TORONTO CHIROPODIST WHO LOVES HER PROFESSION AND IS DEDICATED TO HER PATIENTS. MARZ LIVES BY THE ADAGE, "WHEN YOU ARE GREEN YOU GROW, WHEN YOU ARE RIPE YOU ROT. STAY GREEN!"

Striving to bring you the LATEST and BEST TECHNIQUES, TECHNOLOGY and BEST POSSIBLE TORONTO FOOT CARE!

LANGUAGES spoken: ENGLISH and POLISH

Hobbies: sailing, parachuting, scuba diving, horseback riding, skiing, motorcycle riding, roller blading, jogging, wind surfing and general health and fitness.

*MARZ WORKS TUESDAYS UNTIL SATURDAYS

 

NICOLE TAM, B.Sc.(HONS.), D.Ch., CHIROPODIST

  • GRADUATED AS A TORONTO CHIROPODIST IN 2001, FROM THE MICHENER INSTITUTE. DID HER CLINICAL TRAINING AT THE MICHENER INSTITUTE AND TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL.
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONORS CHEMISTRY) 1998, YORK UNIVERSITY
  • CERTIFIED in ACIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE MARCH 2012 OF THE LOWER LIMB.
  • COMPLETED A COURSE IN ACUPUNCTURE IN JUNE OF 2016
  • Recently completed POST GRADUATE training in PHARMACOLOGY at the MICHENER INSTITUTE in 2012 and a POST GRADUATE coarse in X-RAY READING at the MICHENER INSTITUTE

Member of:

  • CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of WOUND CARE (CAWC)
  • COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS OF ONTARIO (COCOO)
  • CANADIAN FEDERATION OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (CFPM)
  • ONTARIO SOCIETY OF CHIROPODISTS (OSC)
  • PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PODIATRY ASSOCIATION (PEIPA)

Worked in high risk diabetic foot and wound care in the Hospital setting of NORTH YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROUGE VALLEY CENTENARY HOSPITAL and OAKVILE TRAFALGAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

Extensive knowledge of DIABETIC FOOT CARE.

BEST part of being a TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST AND TORONTO CHIROPODIST is helping people with painful feet walk PAIN FREE by finding the cause of their problem and correcting it. NICOLE LOVES her PROFESSION and is a VERY CARING and a DEDICATED TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST AND TORONTO CHIROPODIST.

The proud mother of 4 beautiful children.

LANGUAGES spoken: ENGLISH and CANTONESE

Practice objective: To provide EXCELLENT TORONTO FOOT CARE.

*NICOLE WORKS MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS

 

MATTHEW SHESTALO, B.A., (Kinesiology), B.Sc, RN, (Registered Nurse), D.Ch., CHIROPODIST

  • GRADUATED AS A CHIROPODIST IN 2015, FROM THE MICHENER INSTITUTE.
  • GRADUATED WITH A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN KINESIOLOGY IN 2006 FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO
  • GRADUATED WITH A BACHELOR OF NURSING IN 2008 FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO
  • REGISTERED WITH THE COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS AND COLLEGE OF NURSES IN ONTARIO
  • WORKED IN CRITICAL CARE AS A REGISTERED NURSE FROM 2008 - 2010 AT THE OTTAWA AND VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL
  • WORKED AS A MEDICAL ADVISER AS WELL AS AN ACTOR FOR TELEVISION MEDICAL DRAMA - SAVING HOPE
  • COMPLETED POST GRADUATE COURSES IN ACUPUNCTURE
  • CERTIFIED IN ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY (ART)
  • MATTHEW WORKS SUNDAYS, MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS.

INTERESTS: ARTS, FILM, ETC. MATTHEW HAS ACTED IN SAVING HOPE AND HAS ALSO WORKED AS A MEDICAL ADVISER AS WELL AS MODELLING.

Hobbies: TENNIS, GOLF, SAILING, RUNNING, TRAVELLING, WORKING OUT AND GENERAL OVERALL FITNESS.

PASSION IS TO PROVIDE THE BEST POSSIBLE PODIATRIC FOOT CARE TO PATIENTS, ALWAYS.

 

LINDA KIM, BHK., D.CH., CHIROPODIST

  • GRADUATED WITH A BACHELOR OF HUMAN KINETICS IN 2008 FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
  • GRADUATED FROM GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE WITH A DIPLOMA ON PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS IN 2010
  • GRADUATED AS A CHIROPODIST IN 2015 FROM THE MICHENER INSTITUTE
  • WORKED AS AN ORTHOTIC TECHNICIAN AT BACK2FEET INC. AND BLOORVIEW KIDS REHAB FROM 2010 - 2012
  • COMPLETED ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE (ART) IN 2015
  • COMPLETED CERTIFICATION IN ACUPUNCTURE IN 2016
  • HAS WORKED AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS SINCE GRADUATION UNTIL THE PRESENT.

INTERESTS: BIOMECHANICS AND CUSTOM ORTHOTICS

Hobbies: PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WORKING OUT, READING, COOKING AND WALKING

STRIVING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PATIENTS LIFE BY PROVIDING THE HIGHEST QUALITY FOOT CARE POSSIBLE!

*LINDA WORKS SUNDAYS, MONDAYS THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS

 

TASLEEM ISMAIL, B.Sc. (Hons.), D.Ch., CHIROPODIST

  • GRADUATED IN 2004 WITH AN HONOURS B.SC. IN KINESIOLOGY AND APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES FROM YORK UNIVERSITY
  • GRADUATED FROM THE MICHENER INSTITUTE AS A CHIROPODIST IN 2007
  • WORKED AT THE EAST GENERAL HOSPITAL IN 2006
  • CURRENTLY WORKS AT THE EAST END COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER SINCE 2009
  • HAS PRACTICED AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS SINCE 2013
  • CERTIFIED IN ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY (A.R.T.) IN 2015
  • CERTIFIED IN ACUPUNCTURE 2016
  • ONE OF THE VERY FEW ONTARIO CHIROPODISTS WHO IS CERTIFIED IN FMT (FOOT MOBILISATION TECHNIQUES)

Member of:

  • COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS OF ONTARIO (COCOO)
  • CANADIAN FEDERATION OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (CFPM)
  • ONTARIO SOCIETY OF CHIROPODISTS (OSC)
  • PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PODIATRY ASSOCIATION (PEIPA)

Hobbies: ROCK CLIMBING, CYCLINIG, SPINNING AND SOCCER.

TASLEEM JOINED OUR TEAM AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS IN 2013 AND HAS BEEN MAKING A VERY POSITIVE IMPACT ON OUR PATIENTS FOOT CARE EVER SINCE.

A PROUD CHIROPODIST WHO ENJOYS HELPING PATIENTS REGAIN THEIR HEALTH!

*TASLEEM WORKS FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS

 

NATHEE SELVENDRAN, B.Sc. (Hons.), D. Ch., CHIROPODIST

  • GRADUATED FROM QUEENS UNIVERSITY IN 2007 WITH A B.SC. IN LIFE SCIENCES
  • GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO IN 2009 WITH AN HONOURS B.SC. IN NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGY
  • GRADUATED FROM THE MICHENER INSTITUTE AS A CHIROPODIST IN 2012
  • CERTIFIED IN ACUPUNCTURE IN 2016
  • WORKS AT ST. MICHEAL'S ACADEMIC FAMILY HEALTH TEAM
  • MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS OF ONTARIO (COCOO)
  • MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (CFPM)

Hobbies: BASKETBALL AND SOCCER.

STRIVING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PATIENT'S LIVES WITH A SPECIAL INTEREST IN DIABETIC FOOT CARE.

*HAS WORKED AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS SINCE 2014 ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

 

ALI McFADYEN, B.Sc., D.Ch., CHIROPODIST

GRADUATED FROM WESTERN UNIVERSITY IN 2012 WITH A B.Sc. IN MEDICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY.

GRADUATED FROM MICHNER INSTITUTE WITH DISTINCTION IN 2015 AS A CHIROPODIST.

HAS WORKED AT ADVANCED FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS IN MIDLAND, ONTARIO SINCE GRADUATION UNTIL JANUARY 2017.

PROVIDING FOOT CARE TO BEAUSOLEIL FAMILY HEALTH CENTRE ON CHRISTIAN ISLAND NATIVE RESERVE.

ALI IS VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT HEALTH AND PROVIDING HER PATIENTS WITH THE KEY COMPONENTS THAT WILL ENSURE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AS WELL AS PREVENTATIVE AND CONSERVATIVE HEALTH CARE.

ALI IS CERTIFIED IN ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY (ART)

ALI WORKS WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

WE KNOW THAT ALI WILL BE AN IMPORTANT ADDITION TO OUR TORONTO FOOT CLINIC.

 

 

 

SHANNON HARDY, HONOURS B.Sc., HONOURS BACHELOR  OF PODIATRY

GRADUATED 2013 FROM ST. ANDREWS UNIVERSITY, ST. ANDREWS SCOTLAND WITH  HONOURS B.Sc.SCIENCE

GRADUATED 2017 FROM QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA WITH  HONOURS BACHELOR OF PODIATRY AS A PODIATRIST.

HAS WORKED AS A CHIROPODY ASSISTANT AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS IN THE SUMMER AND HOLIDAYS FOR OVER 10 YEARS.

SHANNON HAS DECIDED TO FOLLOW IN HER MOTHER'S FOOTSTEPS AND BECOME AN ONTARIO CHIROPODIST AFTER WITNESSING THE INCREDIBLE SUCCESS THAT OUR TORONTO FOOT CLINIC HAS ATTAINED.  SHANNON HAS A TRUE PASSION FOR HER CHOSEN PROFESSION AND WILL BE AN INCREDIBLE ASSETT TO OUR TORONTO FOOT CLINIC.

SHANNON WAS CERTIFIED IN ACCUPUNCTURE IN 2016.

SHANNON WAS CERTIFIED IN ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY (ART) IN 2016.

SHANNON WAS CERTIFIED IN NAIL BRACING IN 2016.

MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS OF ONTARIO.

MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF PODIATRISTS OF MANITOBA.

MEMBER OF THE SASKATCHEWAN COLLEGE OF PODIATRISTS.

MEMBER OF THE PODIATRY BOARD OF AUSTRALIA.

MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (APMA).

MEMBER OF THE ONTARIO SOCIETY OF CHIROPODISTS (OSC).

MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (CFPM).

SHANNON WORKS MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS.

SHANNON STARTED FLYING AT 13 YEARS OF AGE AND FLEW SOLO AT 14 AND HAS OVER 200 HOURS AS PILOT IN COMMAND. SHE ALSO RIDES MOTORCYCLES, SKY DIVES, SCUBA DIVES, SAILS, SKIS, ROLLERBLADES, PLAYS TENNIS AND WORKS OUT ON A REGULAR BASIS.

 


DR. JOHN A. HARDY Office Manager, Retired Chiropractor, Owner and Staff Consultant

Received a scholarship from Wilfred Laurier University from grade 12 and bypassed grade 13 in 1975 after taking one year off school and travelling around the world.

  • Was the last person to be admitted to CMCC with only one year undergraduate studies with an A+ average in 4 1st year courses and 2 second year courses.
  • Received his Doctorate Degree of Chiropractic from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 1980 at the age of 23.
  • Received his Diplomate from the American Board of Chiropractors in 1980.
  • Was licensed to practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic in both Ontario and Alberta provinces.
  • Completed 2 more years of post graduate training from the University of Toronto in 1982.
  • Did one year of post graduate studies at the Canadian Memorial College of Chiropractic in Sports Injuries in 1985.
  • Owned and managed 2 of the busiest practices in Canada with many associate Doctors for over 30 years.
  • As a retired Chiropractor is an Honorary Member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC).

Hobbies: family, friends, patients, reading, cycling, wind surfing, water skiing, skiing, parachuting, flying, scuba diving, sailing, motorcycle riding, horseback riding.

Started a Scholarship for each of the 3 years at The Michener Institute in the amount of $4500.00. This is the school where all of our Foot Specialists / Chiropodists graduated from.

Retired from active practice in 2011 to devote his full attention to managing and directing his Foot Clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics. Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics is extremely successful, operating in a state of the art facility which Dr. John A. Hardy owns outright. Our success is due to our total dedication to our patients and constant upgrading of our equipment and knowledge within the podiatry / chiropody field.

 

CHIROPODY ASSISTANTS

ANNA WORKS MONDAYS UNTIL FRIDAYS

KATHERINE WORKS WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS

SIMON WORKS SUNDAYS

ANAM WORKS DURING THE SUMMER AND HOLIDAYS

BELLA WORKS ON MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS 

SHAGANA WORKS THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS

ELLA WORKS ALONGSIDE HER MOTHER, ANNA ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

 

CHIROPODY RECEPTIONISTS

JANE WORKS THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS

CHRISTINA WORKS MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS

SONA WORKS MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS

NIKITA WORKS SUNDAYS

THERESA WORKS SUNDAYS

GRACE WORKS SATURDAYS

 

Academy Clinics has a special interest in high quality custom orthotics.

 

416-465-8737

Toronto, ON Chiropodist
Academy Foot and Orthotic

752 BROADVIEW AVENUE
Toronto, ON M4K 2P1 

Across from the Broadview Subway
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PROFESSIONAL
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CHIROPODIST / FOOT SPECIALIST,  B.Sc. PODIATRIC MEDICINE / ACADEMY FOOT & ORTHOTIC CLINICS, 752 Broadview Ave , Toronto ON, M4K 2P1 416-465-8737