Meet The Team

Learn more about the professional and friendly team at Gillian A Michael & Associates. We are located in the prestigious John, Bell & Croyden on Wigmore Street in the heart of London.

We are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. The team are also members of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists.
Gillian A Michael

Gillian A Michael - B.Sc(Hons) M.Ch.S

Gillian graduated in Podiatric Medicine with a first-class honours degree in 1995 at The University of Westminster. She opened the practice within John Bell & Croyden in June 1996. The practice consists of Gillian's two Associates, Heather and Theresa. Not forgetting the very efficient Yvonne, PA/Receptionist

Gillian is a long-established and dedicated podiatrist and chiropodist, committed to keeping people on their feet and moving pain-free. Her expertise extends beyond routine podiatry and chiropody to focus on lower limb biomechanics and orthotic solutions, particularly on sports-related injuries.

Gillian has worked alongside professional sports teams, including Q.P.R., Luton Town F.C., and the Wasps Rugby team. Her experience isn't limited to the pitch; She's collaborated with runners, netball players, and even performers on the prestigious West End stage.

Her approach to patient care is characterised by empathy and a friendly demeanour that puts my patients at ease. Her goal is to provide the best treatment and outcomes, ensuring that each patient's individual experience in my clinic is exceptional and that they can receive the maximum comfort and support.

Gillian regularly engages in continual professional development to stay at the forefront of my field. This involves active participation in networking, local branch meetings, study groups, seminars, and conferences, ensuring that my patients benefit from the latest advancements in podiatry and chiropody.

Outside of her profession, you'll find her spinning, enjoying leisurely walks with her adorable and delightful Cockapoo companion, Hugo, and cheering on her beloved Tottenham Hotspur—an unwavering passion since her early childhood.

Gillian A Michael Podiatrist London

Heather Johnson - B.Sc(Hons) M.Ch.S

(Associate Podiatrist)

Heather has a strong commitment for excellence and has undertaken extensive post graduate training since qualifying in 1984.

She has much experience across the spectrum of chiropody and podiatry including, General footcare (nail care and corn and callus management), Vascular and neurological assessment of the feet, Management of the 'high risk' foot disorders (as in diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis), Local anaesthesia, Ingrown toenail treatments, as well as Verruca therapies including Needling procedures, Electro-surgery procedures and Shoe fitting.
Heather is committed to explaining the advantages, disadvantages, cost and time required regarding treatment options. This is so patients can make informed decisions about their care. She is committed to keeping her patients happy so that they feel comfortable referring their family and friends.

Theresa Dawes - B.Sc.Pod

(Associate Podiatrist)

Theresa trained in London. After qualification, she practiced in various clinics in Swansea, Ipswich, Norwich and London. She ran a clinic in Barnet and also worked part time in Selfridges (1985 - 1988). Theresa graduated with a B.Sc.Pod in 2005 from Durham University.

Postgraduate studies include anaesthetics in Belfast in 1987 and many courses and seminars for her continual professional development. Theresa's wider experience includes all aspects of Fast Care including nail surgery.

She represented our profession at The London Marathon in 1995 and 1996 and received the accolade of one of the three 'Best Chiropodists' in The Daily Express, June 1991.