Beginning with an initial assessment visit, our two podiatrists will outline the type of care you will receive based specifically on your needs. Meet our experienced team of podiatrists!
Dr. Wendy Janes, B.Kin.C., D.Pod.M.
President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Podiatric Medicine since 2017
Dr. Janes received her Bachelor of Kinesiology from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2006, before moving to Toronto to study Podiatry at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences. Upon completion of her program in 2009, she moved back home to Newfoundland, where she has been practicing Podiatry ever since. She is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) and is the President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Podiatric Medicine (NLFPM) since 2017.
With over a decade of experience, Dr. Janes is one of Newfoundland's senior podiatrists. She has successfully treated a wide range of patients with a variety of diagnoses and conditions, including podopediatrics, workplace injuries, sports medicine and patients with diabetes and vascular insufficiencies. She has extensive knowledge pertaining to the assessment, prescription and dispensing of custom foot orthotics to treat a wide range of foot injuries. These injuries include recurring and persistent plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, mortons neuroma and metatarsalgia.
Dr. Kathryn O’Rielly, B.Sc., D.Ch.
Secretary/Treasurer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Podiatric Medicine
Dr. O’Rielly received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2014. She then continued her education in Toronto, where she graduated from the Podiatry program at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences at UHN in 2017. She jump started her career in Newfoundland by completing internships in podiatry clinics in the province throughout the last year of her education, as well as the Ottawa Hospital in Ontario. She returned to Newfoundland in 2017 and has since become a welcomed addition to the East Coast Podiatry team. Dr. O’Rielly is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) and the current secretary and treasurer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Podiatric Medicine (NLFPM).
Dr. O’Rielly has extensive knowledge pertaining to a wide range of foot and ankle related pathologies including sport injuries, diabetic foot care and lower limb pain. After utilizing the soft contact cast as a successful treatment for ulcerations, Dr. O’Rielly has specific interest in both the prevention and treatment of diabetic wounds. Her specialized training in this area makes her an asset to the field of Podiatry in this province.
Dr. Krista Tobin, B.Kin.C. (Hons.), D.Ch.
As a proud resident of Conception Bay South, NL, Dr. Tobin completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology cooperative degree with honours at Memorial University Newfoundland and Labrador (MUN) in 2017. During her Kinesiology work terms, she discovered her passion for lower limb rehabilitation and foot care, leading her to pursue a career in Podiatry. Dr. Tobin continued her education in 2017 in Toronto, where she attended The Michener Institute for Applied Health Science at UHN for Chiropody (Podiatry). Her studies included many internships at podiatry clinics, both public and private, as well as extensive training in diabetic and vascular wound care at Ottawa’s Hospital rehabilitation centre. She’s excited to continue her career in her home province of Newfoundland!