About Us
Our Practitioners
Dr Ahmad Banai - Principal/Director

 

Ahmad Banai graduated from a B.App.Sci (Podiatric Medicine) from the University Of Western Sydney in 2004. He started his career working under the tutelage of a Podiatric Surgeon and Horsnby Hospital High Risk foot department. 

 

Ahmad enjoys his profession with a well rounded interest in all aspects of Podiatry with special interest in Lower Limb Biomechanics, Paediatrics, Sports Specific Orthotic solution and Surgery.

 

Ahmad has recently completed a graduate certificate in Podiatric Therapeutics through Queensland University of Tecnology and is endorsment in the use of scheduled medicines to treat and manage podiatric conditions. Ahmad is among few Podiatrist in NSW with Prescribing rights.

 

Ahmad enojys keeping active and daily takes part in Cross-Fit, Pilates, and Martial arts. 

 

 

 

ABOUT US

Castle Hill Podiatry was conceived to provide a modern, comprehensive Podiatry services to the Hills District and Greater North Western Sydney. We pride ourselves in providing a friendly and professional service to our clients.  Our Current Principal Podiatrists/Directors Ahmad Banai and James Teo has been servicing the Hills District for many years. Castle Hill Podiatry is an accredited practice and associated with Australian Podiatry Association, Diabetes Australia and Sports Medicine Australia.

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James Teo graduated in Podiatry from Curtin University. He started his career working with the National University Hospital (Singapore) where he became the consulting podiatrist to the Orthopaedics and Paediatrics departments in the hospital. He went on to become a senior Podiatrist with the high risk foot clinic of Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, where he also acted as the clinical supervisor for the university clinical program.

 

James also has special interests in children's foot conditions and has published a paper regarding rotational disorders in children's legs. He also has interest in sports podiatry and has performed many surgical procedures in his career. James has completed a Master Degree and has advanced qualifications in paediatrics, biomechanics and podiatric medicine.

In his free time, James enjoys playing basketball, and is an active member in the Hills District Dads basketball group. James is also fluent in Mandarin.

 

 

Meet The Team

Dr Ahmad Banai

Principal Podiatrist/Director

Ahmad Banai graduated from a B.App.Sci (Podiatric Medicine) from the University Of Western Sydney in 2004. He started his career working under the tutelage of a Podiatric Surgeon and Horsnby Hospital High Risk foot department. 

 

Ahmad enjoys his profession with a well rounded interest in all aspects of Podiatry with special interest in Lower Limb Biomechanics, Paediatrics, Sports Specific Orthotic solution and Surgery.

 

Ahmad has recently completed a graduate certificate in Podiatric Therapeutics through Queensland University of Tecnology and is endorsment in the use of scheduled medicines to treat and manage podiatric conditions. Ahmad is among few Podiatrist in NSW with Prescribing rights.

 

Ahmad enojys keeping active and daily takes part in Cross-Fit, Pilates, and Martial arts. 

Dr James Teo

Principal Podiatrist/Director

James Teo graduated in Podiatry from Curtin University. He started his career working with the National University Hospital (Singapore) where he became the consulting podiatrist to the Orthopaedics and Paediatrics departments in the hospital. He went on to become a senior Podiatrist with the high risk foot clinic of Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, where he also acted as the clinical supervisor for the university clinical program.

 

James also has special interests in children's foot conditions and has published a paper regarding rotational disorders in children's legs. He also has interest in sports podiatry and has performed many surgical procedures in his career. James has completed a Master Degree and has advanced qualifications in paediatrics, biomechanics and podiatric medicine.

In his free time, James enjoys playing basketball, and is an active member in the Hills District Dads basketball group. James is also fluent in Mandarin.

Dr Siobhan Kelly

Podiatrist

Siobhan graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine. She has a passion for biomechanics, movement and helping others. Siobhan has a strong knowledge of footwear, working at The Athletes Foot for 5 years throughout university.

She enjoys keeping active and takes part in F45 daily as well as competitive netball. In her spare time Siobhan enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Siobhan's primary goal is to incorporate her knowledge of anatomy, passion for health and love of Podiatry to provide the ultimate treatment and optimise wellness.

Dr William Zalloua

Podiatrist

William Zalloua graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine. He has a strong passion for patient centred care providing the best possible management plan suited to their goals and individual needs.

He enjoys spending his spare time with his family and friends. William also had a strong passion for health, training at the gym daily and an avid boxer. He is passionate about all aspects of podiatry with special interest in sports, surgery and lower limb biomechanics.

Brenda Rowley

Practice Manager

Brenda is our practice manager who has been with us for over 15 years. Brenda brings an abundance of experience in all fields of management and customer service. She makes sure that the practices run smoothly everyday of the week and most importantly she keeps all our podiatrist busy and on their toes. Every successful business has great staff and team members around them and we are truly blessed to have Brenda in our team. Brenda is also a loving mother and grandmother who loves nothing more than a cup of tea and a good chat with her daughter. 

Brenda is a big fan of the  holistic and organic approach. You can't go pass her home remedies (hint - coconut oil and magnesium).

Sarah Florio

Podiatry Assistant

Sarah has been with us since June 2020 and has been a great addition to our team. She is a helping hand to many aspects of our practice including assisting our Podiatrists with patients, creating content for social media and marketing, administrative duties, and more! 

She has always had a passion for health and wellness as she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and has also become certified in personal training. 

Sarah loves coffee anytime of day, taking piano lessons, and going on walks with her dog.