Morris Zoladek , D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
Morris Zoladek is a Podiatrist with over 30 years experience. He has worked with numerous clinics across the GTA and worked closely with orthopaedic surgeons advising on surgical and conservative treatments. ‘Z’ practices out of both our Hamilton and Burlington locations.
Thomas Hewak, Chiropodist
Thomas Hewak is a registered Chiropodist with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. He is a specialist with diabetic foot care as well treating patients with orthotics. Tom practices out of our Hamilton, Dundas and Burlington clinics. Tom is very out going and has a love for travel and restoring cars.
Heather Rudkin, Chiropodist
Heather Rudkin is a practicing Chiropodist, registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Podiatric Medicine and the Ontario Society of Chiropodists. Heather is certified in local anesthesia and nail surgery. Heather has a caring, personal approach when treating those challenged by a wide variety of discomfort and disability. She eagerly looks forward to meeting new clients.
Andrew Longbottom, Pedorthist
Andrew is a Certified Pedorthist with an Hons. Bachelor of Science from McMaster University. He enjoys playing a large variety of sports, running and having some painfully spicy food in his free time.
Linda Smyth, Nurse
Linda is our nurse at the Hamilton Foot Clinic assisting the foot specialists with procures and routine foot care. Linda enjoys vacationing and travelling the globe!
Heidi Waddell, Nurse
Heidi has been nursing in a hospital surgical setting since 1993 and has transitioned to a role as nurse in both the Hamilton and Burlington Foot clinics. Heidi looks forward to continuing to help the community in this new role.
Mellanie Walford, Orthotic Technician
Mellanie Walford has a Bachelor of Kinesiolgy Science Hons. from McMaster University and a Prosthetic and Orthotic Technician diploma from George Brown College. When not taking care of feet, she divides her time between good food, her large Doberman puppy Nala, and long distance running. In the near future Mellanie hopes to complete her first marathon.
Jennifer Seecharan, Orthotic Technician
Jennifer graduated from Brock University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology Honours degree. She is hoping to further pursue a career in Chiropody. In her free time Jennifer loves to stay active by playing lacrosse for The Hamilton Bengals, and also enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Selena Schaffner, Orthotic Technician
Selena is an Orthotic Technician working at both The Hamilton Foot Clinic and The Burlington Foot Clinic. She graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She subsequently graduated from the Orthotic and Prosthetic Technical Program at George Brown College, where she learned how to fabricate a wide range of devices. Outside of work, you can usually find her exploring her passion for good, local craft beer and food, as well as growing her extensive board game collection.
Patty Thachuck, Technician
A friendly voice on the phone and compassionate care in providing 3D Laser Scanning for your custom orthotics. Patty Thachuk has been an employee with Hamilton Foot Clinic for the past 6 years. Patty brings over 15 years experience in the foot/orthotic industry. As an Associate Member of the CFPM Patty keeps up to date with the newest techniques in 3D Laser Scanning and has years of experience in Plaster Casting.
Kathy Mercanti, Administrator
Kathy Mercanti has dedicated 14 years to the Hamilton Foot Clinic. Kathy oversee the Foot and Ankle Department, organizing the Orthopaedic Surgeons that work with us on a regular basis. Kathy also manages the Receivable Accounts for both clinics and acts as Patient Account Coordinator. Kathy has two beautiful children and one adorable grand daughter who is the love of her life! Her passion in life is cooking and baking from love for her family & friends! She enjoys it very much.
Lyne Heroux, Administrator
Lyne Heroux has devoted five years to this clinic, becoming head of Administration. She brought with her over 20 years of management experience and her ease with the French language. She is a loving mother of two beautiful teenage girls and one adorable puppy Stitch. Recently Lyne has completed her first Around the Bay race and hopes to train to complete many more.
Paula Beck, Clinic Coordinator
Paula is our friendly face at the front desk assisting with the daily organization of our patient care and she is an expert ‘rice krispie square’ baker!