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.
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.
Mellanie Walford is a certified Canadian Pedorthist. She 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 spends her time running around with her young family.
Michelle is currently an Orthotic Technician working primarily at our Hamilton location. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics Honours Degree. Michelle has spent many years volunteering her time at local hospitals caring for patients. Working at the clinic she hopes further her education in lower limb care to better serve our clinics clients. In her off hours she loves spending time with her exotic Bengal cat Griffin named after her university’s mascot.
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.
Rebecca is a scanning technician at the Hamilton Foot Clinic. She attended Mohawk College for Medical Diagnosis and Administration and has 10 years of admin experience in a clinical setting. In her off time she loves exploring, going for adventures on her bicycle and cooking (especially tasting all of the recipes).
Selena is an Orthotic Technician who graduated with Honours from The University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Orthotic and Prosthetic Technical Program at George Brown College, where she learned how to fabricate a wide range of devices. Outside of work she enjoys running around with her son and rescue dog from Mexico as well as enjoying local craft beer.
Shavon is a Brock University graduate with a Bachelor of Kinesiology Honours degree. After graduating, he dedicated a couple of years doing physiotherapy with seniors where he accumulated many wise words and the interest for orthotics. When he isn't at the clinic, you may find him playing basketball while listening to a classic Sam Cooke song.
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!
Jennifer is our new Chiropodist. She graduated from the Chiropody Program at The Michener Institute April 2019. She is very enthusiastic about the importance of foot health and is eager to treat and education patients who visit the clinic. In her free time Jennifer loves to stay active, vacation to warm destinations and also enjoys spending time with friends and family.
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.
Kathy Mercanti has dedicated 18 years to the Hamilton Foot Clinic and The Foot & Ankle Institute. Kathy co-manages the clinics with Lyne Heroux. 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.
Sarah returned to school in 2016, where she obtained a medical terminology acknowledgement from Mohawk College. She has been enjoying her time in the healthcare industry ever since. Sarah also holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management from Ryerson University, as well as Marketing and Business Administration diplomas from Mohawk College. She brings a broad customer service, administrative and leadership background to the clinic. Outside of work, Sarah devotes most of her time to her very energetic four year old son, who loves to be outdoors as much as she does. She is also a big fan of hosting friends and family for dinner, boardgames and often a cheesy movie.
Lyne Heroux started with us in August 2009 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 to two beautiful girls and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also appreciates the small things in life and loves walking and gardening.
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!
Paula has been an administrator and receptionist for the past 15 years and brings those experiences with her in assisting the staff daily.
She has worked formerly in the medical field as dental receptionist and loves dealing with patients in a compassionate and friendly manner.
One of the passions in her life are her two adorable grandchildren and loves to spend time with them whenever she can. She loves being a mother to three grown children and one of her favourite past times is spending time with friends and family.