Our Podiatrists on the Gold Coast

At the Gold Coast Foot Centres, we offer highly experienced and skilled podiatrists who are passionate about providing excellence to the Gold Coast community in a friendly and professional manner.  With over 35 years’ experience the Gold Coast Foot Centres have been providing care to Gold Coast families for generations.  Having several locations across the entire Gold Coast allows easy access to our podiatrists for your entire family. 

Ben Harcourt
B.App.Sc(Pod): M.A.Pod.A., B.Sc


Where you can see Ben:

Monday: Pindara
Tuesday PM: Palm Beach
Wednesday: Robina
Thursday: Pindara
Friday AM: Pindara

Darren Gaffney
B.H.Sc(Pod), B.Nurs, M.A.Pod.A


Where you can see Darren:

Monday: Runaway Bay
Tuesday PM: Nerang
Wednesday: Pindara
Thursday: Runaway Bay
Friday: Main Beach

Nelson Pollard
B.H.Sc(Pod), M.A.Pod.A


Where you can see Nelson:

Monday AM: Mermaid
Monday PM: Parkwood
Tuesday: Pindara
Wednesday: Parkwood
Thursday: Mermaid
Friday: Nerang

Our highly qualified podiatrists have completed Bachelor of Health Science degrees in Podiatry hold current Podiatry Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency AHPRA, are members of the Australian Podiatry Association and the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.  As an essential component of maintaining the highest standards in podiatric care for our patients our podiatrists continue to advance their skills and knowledge by attending workshops and conferences around Australia.  This commitment to continuous learning and advancement guarantees that we have the best and most exceptional aptitudes and techniques ensuring your foot and lower limb health is managed in the most effective and efficient manner in accordance with the most up to date research and best practice model.

Our Affiliations

Located within the Gold Coast’s premier sports medicine clinics working alongside Queensland’s leading sports medicine professionals our podiatrists ensure you're provided with the most comprehensive treatment available.

As the leaders in the field of sports podiatry our podiatrists are proudly affiliated with several elite sporting organisations and are the consulting podiatrists for our local AFL and NRL teams the Gold Coast Suns (AFL) and the Gold Coast Titans (NRL).

Our podiatrists have current Australian Podiatry registration with AHPRA and are members of the Australian Podiatry Association and the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. 

Our podiatrists are honoured and registered to treat our Veterans through The Department of Veterans Affairs DVA, we also participate in Team Care Arrangements under Medicare and accept EPC referrals.  Those patients with private health insurance can claim on the spot rebates through our HICAPS terminals.

Our Podiatrist’s Assurance

Our podiatrist’s guarantee to you is that after your initial consultation, you will leave fully informed with all the treatment options available to you and a personalised management plan that will ensure you have all the relevant information you need to manage and treat your condition.

Our various clinics located around the Gold Coast utilise the latest technologies in Australia to ensure that fast and accurate information is provided to all our clients.

Our podiatrist’s deal with a wide range of foot and heel problems from sports related injury and functional orthotics to general podiatry and diabetes looking after patients of all ages from children and teenagers through to adults and old age. 

Regular consultations with your podiatrist will guarantee and provide an ongoing maintenance plan to prevent problems persisting in the future.During a consultation your podiatrist will assess your situation and discuss your potential treatment options dependant on your needs.  These may include; biomechanical assessment, gait analysis, foot wear advice and prescription or customised functional orthotics in conjunction with a specific exercise or training program. 

We are committed to achieving the best outcome for our clients and adhere to best practise and gold standard investigations to ensure optimal health outcomes.