Dr Gaza Aboki attended Boston University (Boston), and Curry College (Boston) and obtained his undergraduate degrees in Biological sciences and Psychology (out of interest!) in 2003. While pursuing a Masters degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, he was introduced to Podiatry by a college professor.
Dr Gaza obtained his Medical Degree in Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio in 2008. He proceeded to complete a two-year surgical residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Howard University Hospital in 2010. In his final year he served as the Chief Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Resident. His residency training involved providing instructions to students, with emphasis on reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, trauma, sports medicine, wound care, and infectious disease and limb salvage.
Upon completion of residency training, Gaza proceeded to complete a fellowship in Diabetic foot/Wound management and Limb Salvage at the Central Kentucky Diabetes Management Cumberland Foot and Ankle Centre.
Gaza has been in Australia since 2012 first practicing in the private sector for a large practice for almost five years, while there, he was a Senior Podiatrist and Head of Clinical Development. During this time he also participated in the Regional Aboriginal Outreach FIFO (Fly-in fly-out) Program twice a month to perform podiatry services.
Gaza’s areas of interest include:
- Diabetic assessment treatments
- Deep tissue needling therapy
- Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
- Wound care management
- Peripheral Vascular Disease assessment and care
- Gait analysis and corrective treatment
- Laser treatment for nail fungus.
- Sport medicine and injuries – injection therapy
Associations and Affiliations:
- Associate of American Professional Wound Care
- Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association
- Member of the American Association of Podiatric Practice Management
- Member of the Australian Podiatry Association NSW&ACT
- Member of Diabetes NSW
- Member of the Australasian Podiatry Council
- Member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
At Good Foot Podiatry, our goals are:
- To provide the best podiatric care possible.
- To treat our patients with care, respect and compassion.
- To treat everyone the way we would want to be treated.
- To encourage patient participation in their own care by asking questions, listening, and giving you a better understanding of your concern to enable you to make the right decisions about your treatment plan.
- To make our office an environment where patients and staff have a positive and pleasant experience, and are comfortable seeing the podiatrist.
- To take a more holistic approach to patient care to achieve overall health and wellness.
During an average day of walking, the total forces on your feet can total hundreds of tons, equivalent to an average of a fully loaded cement truck.