All our professionals at Simcoe Foot Clinic maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in podiatry.
Simcoe Foot Clinic's practitioners are chiropodists. Chiropodists and podiatrists are the only regulated foot specialists in Ontario. Moreover chiropodists and podiatrists are the only regulated health professionals in Ontario whose legislated scope of practice includes the provision of orthotics. The present scope of practice for chiropodists in Ontario is the following:
"The practice of chiropody is the assessment of the foot and the treatment and prevention of diseases, disorder or dysfuntions of the foot by therapeutic, orthotic or palliative means."
The Chiropody Act, 1991 S.O. 1991, Chapater 20, s.4.
"In the course of engaging in the practice of chiropody, a member is authorized, subject to the terms, conditions and limitations imposed on his or her certificate of registration, to perform the following:
1. Cutting into the subcutaneous tissues of the foot.
2. Administering, by injection into feet, a substance designated in the regulations.
3. Prescribing drugs designated in the regulations.
4. Administering, by inhalation, a substance designated in the regulations."
1991, c. 20, s. 5 (1); 2009, c. 26, s.2 (1). The Chiropody Act, 1991 S.O. 1991, Chapater 20
Ian McLean, Chiropodist
B.Sc., D.Ch., B.Sc. Podiatric Medicine
Ian McLean has been practicing as a chiropodist for 20 years and is owner of the Simcoe Foot Clinic in Alliston, Ontario.
Ian obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada (1990); Diploma in Chiropody at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Canada (1996); and a Bachelor of Science in Podiatric Medicine at Sunderland University, England (2005).
Ian is licenced by the College of Chiropodist of Ontario and is a member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists and the Prince Edward Island Podiatry Association. He is also a Clinical Coordinator for the chiropody intern students at the Michener Institutet for Applied Health Sciences.
Ian Volunteered on the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) Board of Directors from 2010-2015, fulfilling the position of CFPM President from 2011-2015. He is a member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists and has also been an advisory member of the Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Alliston) since 2008.
Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine Student Mentor Award 2012
Michener Institute for Applied Health sciences Clinical Education Recognition Award 2014
Front Desk Receptionist
Amy has a background in customer service and is trained in orthotic fitting.
Patient Representative / Communications Coordinator
Stephanie holds a Diploma in Media Communications from Humber College and acts as a liason between the Simcoe Foot Clinic, its staff and patients. In 2016, Stephanie obtained a Medical Emergency certificate.
Alyssa is a highschool student and has been with us part-time since 2015.