Meet Our Friendly Team

Our specialists at the Foot  and Ankle Centre comprise of chiropodists, podiatrists and podiatry surgeons, who specialise in gait assessment, surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle problems

Our Team members

Joseph Olivelle | Clinical Director

MSc, BSc (Hons)

Qualified with a BSc (Hons) degree in Podiatry and completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Podiatry and a Masters in Sports Medicine. I have been in practice for over 15 years now and work as Specialist Podiatrist at The BMI Garden Hospital and The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. I have also worked as Specialist Podiatrist to Wimbledon Football Club, The MCC, England Cricket team and I am currently working with Sri Lanka Cricket.


  • Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of The Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of The FA Medical Society
  • Member of British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Member of British College of Podiatry
  • Member of British Association of Day Surgery

Mr. Stuart A Metcalfe | Consultant Podiatrist

BSc(Hons), MPhil, FCPodS

I graduated in 1990 with and immediately decided to continue my studies in foot surgery. After several years and with the support of my long suffering wife I was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of Faculty of Surgery, College of Podiatrists. After a further three years working within the NHS as junior Fellow I was appointed as Consultant Podiatric Surgeon for Solihull NHS Trust.

I have trained further in the USA on numerous advanced course both learning and developing new techniques. What remains the most important to me beyond my family is to always do my best for patients and to do what is in the best interests of the patient. A simple but essential philosophy in my work.

Shefali Gupta - Chiropodist/Podiatrist

BSc (Hons)

I have been in private practice for over 15 years. I have worked as senior Podiatrist at Haringey NHS Trust


  • Member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Member of The Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of The British College of Podiatry
  • Member of MSK:UK

Melanie | Receptionist & Secretary

Melanie is the first point of contact for all new patients and follow-up patients. For confidential help and advice on booking a chiropody appointment or an initial consultation with one of our consultants, as well as arranging surgery. This includes dealing with individuals' Private Health Care Insurance or helping with self-funding patients. Melanie has been working at the Foot and Ankle Centre for over a year now and will make our patients' individual wishes our priority.