David Survepalli – BHSc (Pod) (Honours), MPhil (Pod) (Honours), BSc (BioChemistry)
David qualified as a podiatrist (with honours) 14 years ago in New Zealand. Prior to this he completed his Masters in Podiatry as well as his Biochemistry degree (again with honours).
He is currently performing a PHD at UWA researching the involvement of lower leg muscle groups and how they affect venous return. He has experience in all aspects of podiatry from routine care to an acute ankle sprain.
David has a passionate interest in biomechanics and how the lower limb from the feet to the back is inter-related. He has worked with high risk patients at various hospitals including wound care and diabetic foot ulcer management. He has also done further study into falls prevention with the elderly and ankle sprain rehabilitation.
David speaks fluent Hindi and Telegu.