Our Team

Our team of expert podiatrists cover a far-reaching spectrum of specialist areas and patients can be directed to the most appropriate member of the team for help with their problem.

Frank Baxter DPodM
Frank established the Practice in 1980 and brings experience from many years in the private sector. He specialises in lower limb biomechanics and nail surgery He is also responsible for the clinical direction of the practice.

Pam Baxter MSc
Pam brings to the clinic her expertise from both the private sector and teaching (lecturing at Queen Margaret University Podiatry Department for over 20 years). She has many years of experience as a musculoskeletal podiatrist having a special interest in lower limb biomechanics, sports injuries and paediatric podiatry.

Alison Smith BSc

Alison was a Registered Nurse, but choose to follow a career in Podiatry.She now has had many years of clinical  experience  and is able to offer advice and treatment for a wide range of foot health problems.

Hannah Lawie BSc
Hannah is an established member of the practice and brings a wealth of clinical experience, providing comprehensive and effective treatment for all foot conditions.She has a particular interest  in dry needling techniques for Verruca treatment and also in biomechanics.

Jennifer Macdonald BSc
Jen has taken responsibility for looking after all our patients that require a home visit.Jen also has a background in nursing so together with her years in Podiatry has vast experience in patient treatment.

Cathy Hamilton MSc
 Cathy has years of experience in private practice and works with us on an ad hoc basis to help us keep pace at times of high demand.   

Ruairi Baxter BSc
Ruairi is the newest member of the practice.He is with us at various times during each week as he is currently studying to gain his Honours in Podiatry. 

Reception staff:
Mary and Val are our friendly reception team who will greet you with a warm welcome, help you manage your appointments and generally contribute towards making your visit to Abbeyhill Footcare a pleasant experience.