Maidstone Podiatric Surgeons

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This is the “one stop” private foot and leg pain clinic in Kent.  Staffed by two Consultant Podiatric (foot) Surgeons, Mr Michael Wardlaw FCPodS and Mrs Carol Selth FCPodS, jointly we have many years experience.  Advice and treatment for all foot problems can be given.   

We specialise in foot and leg problems, and resolving these with simple non surgical methods such as orthotics or steroid injections, or if the simple methods are not appropriate or do not work, then surgery. 

Outpatient clinics are held at the One Ashford and the Loose Practice, Maidstone

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Mrs Carol Selth MSc BSc(Hons) DPodM FCPodS

Mrs Carol Selth is a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon. She has over 29 years NHS experience and 17 years within the specialist field of podiatric surgery.

Her undergraduate education was at the London Foot Hospital and School of Podiatric Medicine and her surgical training at Charing Cross Hospital. She is a Fellow of the College of Podiatric Surgeons and is registered under the Health Care Professions Council.

Mrs Selth holds an NHS Consultant Podiatric Surgery post in Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust. She is recognised by the major health insurance companies and is a BUPA Consultant Partner.


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Mr Michael Wardlaw DPodM FCPodS


Michael Wardlaw is an experienced clinician with a wide range of hospital and community posts, over 30 years, as a podiatrist and one of only 60 Consultant Podiatric Surgeons employed by the NHS in the UK.

His philosophy is to “try the simple things first” eg orthotics/insoles and to avoid surgery except where necessary.

You can see Mr Wardlaw under your private health insurance scheme if you wish as he is recognised by all the major private health insurance companies as a specialist