About Deepika Patel

Deepika Patel has been practicing as a qualified Podiatrist for almost 18 years in South Africa, initially in Gauteng and currently in the Western Cape. She has a passion for foot health care, and dreams of a future in which foot health care can be accessible to all through the public health system.

As a member of the Podiatry Association of SA (PASA) and Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA), Deepika has kept up with advancements in the profession, including providing laser treatment and producing digital orthotics, in order to provide the best care possible for patients.

Deepika has seen and continues to see patients of all ages (from paediatric footcare to geriatric footcare) over the years, and has a special interest in diabetic footcare and arthritic care; sports and running assessments and general foot health. Her interests also include footwear designs which contributes to patients’ health, and has completed training in footwear design.