Reza Naraghi BSc DPM PhD
Reza is a registered specialist Podiatric Surgeon (Foot Surgeon) who has over 19 years experience in dealing with structural issues of the feet that require surgery (e.g. ingrown toenails, verrucaes, bunions, hammertoes etc). Prior to this he also practiced as a podiatrist and has completed many non-surgery courses such as mobilization, dry needling etc. This enables him to consider a non-surgical approach prior to foot surgery.
He is an Associate Professor who graduated as Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with Honours from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2000. Following his graduation Dr Naraghi completed his surgical residencies in New York and Los Angeles and as part of his residency training in Los Angeles, he partcipated in Baja project for children with disabilities in Mexico gaining valuable experience in management of complex paediatric deformities.
He was on the Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society in 2000, on the Dean’s List, (1996-2000) and received the New York College of Podiatric Medicine Academic Scholarship Award in 1996-2000.
Dr. Naraghi has been teaching in the Podiatric Medicine Unit within the School of Surgery at the University of Western Australia (UWA) since 2007. Dr Naraghi currently is unit coordinator of Doctor of Podiatric Surgery Program and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine courses at UWA and is actively involved in training and supervising future podiatric surgeons.
Dr Naraghi completed his PhD studies at UWA in 2018 with his thesis on “An investigation into the epidemiology and aetiology of Morton’s neuroma” from which four publications were produced in high calibre foot and ankle journals.
He is a registered specialist podiatric surgeon (foot surgeon) and Fellow Australian Association of Podiatric Surgeons. He has surgical privileges at UWA Podiatric Surgery Clinic , Westminster Day Surgery Centre, McCourt Street Day Surgery and Park Private Hospital.