Dr. Andrew Kingsford
Dr Andrew Kingsford practices exclusively as a podiatric foot and ankle surgeon. Completing his primary registration undergraduate studies in 1982, Dr Kingsford established practices in central Melbourne, Elsternwick and Doncaster to provide accessibility to his patients. As an instrument-rated pilot, he also flies himself interstate to provide podiatric surgical services to regional patients and currently has admitting and surgical privileges at four hospitals.
Further study saw Dr Kingsford graduate with a Graduate Diploma in Podiatry from LaTrobe University, and a fellowship in podiatric sports medicine through the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Melbourne University. He then completed a post-graduate program in podiatric medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine at the University of California.
In 1986, Dr Kingsford was accepted as a surgical registrar (admitted into the podiatric surgeon training program) and gained his fellowship with the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons in 1994.
He was a visiting registrar at the London Foot Hospital, the Pacific Coast Hospital (San Francisco), Doctors Hospital Hyde Park (Chicago) and the Fifth Avenue Hospital (Seattle).He also worked and studied as a visiting resident at the prestigious Podiatry Institute at the Northlake Medical Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, where he later completed their rear-foot and ankle surgery training program.
Dr Kingsford has participated in several medical missions in the Philippines and in Vietnam, primarily for the correction of juvenile club foot deformities. He also completed a course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and participates in biennial update programs.
Dr Kingsford has presented scientific papers at many conferences and symposiums throughout Australia and internationally, has lectured at several universities, and has continually worked with researchers investigating various aspects of lower limb and foot health.