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Chiropodists

Our team of dedicated licensed chiropodists are committed to providing quality care and services for all your foot and ankle needs. All our chiropodists are registered in good standing with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. They can diagnose, treat and help manage various foot conditions, from callus removal, to ingrown toenails, to bunions.

Thanh Ho

BSc, D.Ch

Chiropodist (D.Ch)

Thanh is a chiropodist from Toronto, ON. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto in Biological and Biomedical Sciences and completed an advanced graduate diploma in Chiropody at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences. She has worked in both hospital and private clinical settings, providing foot care for persons of all ages, with diabetes, dermatological, and biomechanical pathologies. Thanh has a caring and detailed approach when treating those challenged with discomfort and disability. Thanh is registered and in good standing with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.

Barbara Brehovsky

BSc, MS, D.Ch

Chiropodist (D.Ch)

Barbara graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Masters of Science in Biomedical Communications from the University of Toronto. She pursued further education at the Michener Institute, where she earned a Diploma of Chiropody with distinction. Barbara decided to follow a career in Chiropody as a result of her desire to help patients with foot pain and discomfort and to make a difference by providing them with individualistic management and treatment plans. Her nurturing nature and confident approach puts patients at ease. Barbara is registered and in good standing with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.

Connie Christou

BSc, D.Ch

Chiropodist (D.Ch)

Connie is a licensed Chiropodist, having graduated in 2020 from the Michener Institute of Applied Sciences. She holds an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto and completed externships in private practice and at St. Michaels Hospital.
Connie pursued Chiropody to service her community as an educator and advocate for foot health, with the goal to improve her patients’ quality of life. She is looking forward to meeting you and helping your feet!

Cyrus Florendo

BSc, D.Ch

Chiropodist (D.Ch)

Cyrus graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology in 2007. Soon after, he attended The Michener Institute, where he successfully completed the Chiropody program and graduated with distinction in 2011. He is currently a fully licensed Chiropodist and registered in good standing with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. Cyrus is very dedicated and eager to use his knowledge and skills to provide the best possible foot care to all his patients.

Shannon Youn

HBSc, D.Ch

Chiropodist (D.Ch) - On Maternity Leave

Shannon is eager to help and care for people in the best way she knows how. She graduated and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, double majoring in Human Biology and Animal Physiology. She then continued her education at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN enrolled in the Chiropody program where she graduated with distinction in her class. Shannon has experience in both public and private sectors of the profession working in Multi-disciplinary Medical Practices, Foot Clinics, and Community Health Centres in the Greater Toronto Area. She is passionate about her work and is committed to providing the highest quality of foot care services to her patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Chiropodist?

A chiropodist is a foot specialist. They are primary healthcare professionals that are licensed and regulated by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. All our chiropodists specialize in chronic foot disorders that impact the feet and lower limbs. They can diagnose and treat foot deformities and diseases before they get any worse. They can also remove warts, calluses and corns, treat ingrown toenails, make custom orthotics, and perform routine foot care. In addition, chiropodists can prescribe certain medications. 

For more information, visit the College of Chiropodists of Ontario website.

What is the Difference Between a Chiropodist and a Podiatrist?

There are two types of regulated foot specialists in Ontario: Podiatrists and Chiropodists.

Chiropodists are primary care practitioners that are licensed with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of foot diseases, deformities, and any other foot-related concerns. This includes:

Podiatrists in Ontario are medical doctors who perform boney surgeries such as bunion correction surgery.

What Does a Chiropodist Do?

As a licensed foot specialist, a chiropodist can address almost anything concerning the feet and lower limbs. They can help treat and manage chronic foot conditions like arthritis and metatarsalgia, prescribe and cast you for custom orthotics, eradicate warts, treat ingrown toenails and perform regular foot care. You can learn more about the extensive array of services provided by our chiropodists on our services page. You can also check out our conditions page to learn about the many foot conditions treated by the chiropodists at our foot clinic.