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Mr Ganesh Baliah - Podiatry

Mr Ganesh Baliah is a Podiatry Consultant at the Woodland hospital specialising in musculoskeletal podietry

Based at: Woodland Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests



Ganesh is a highly motivated and multi-skilled clinician, whose main interests lie in the field of podiatric biomechanics. He has a wealth of experience in treating patients of all sporting levels, from a range of competition activities including; elite level athletes, England Cricket team, skiers, league footballers & premier league rugby players.  His specialist areas focus in gait analysis and the assessment and treatment of biomechanically induced tissue-stress pathology.  He approaches the management of these patients with contemporary and evidenced-based techniques involving inter-disciplinary clinics and foot orthotic therapy.

Ganesh recently became Company Director of Pro-Step Podiatry and has enjoyed independent clinician privileges here at the Woodland Hospital since 2008.  In addition to Sports Podiatry, Ganesh treats children with lower limb and foot & ankle dysfunction, specialising in the area of flexible flat foot and Sever’s heel pain syndrome, as well as independently treating more advanced and complex foot and ankle disorders, through his clinical experience and advanced training in the field of podiatric surgery.

Academic background

Podiatry BSc (hons) University of Northampton (2000-03).
Pg Cert Musculoskeletal Diagnosis – Staffordshire University (2005-06).
Pg Cert Podopaediatrics – Glasgow caledonian University  (2006-07).
Clinical Doctorate – University of Southampton (2008 - )
MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery – University of Huddersfield (2011-14).

Professional Memberships

Member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. 
Member of the Health Professions Council (HCPC) .
Member of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB). 
Member of the League Medical Association (LMedA)Health Professionals Council Chiropodist.

NHS base

Northampton General Hospital, Podiatry Department

01536 210019