Our Team

The team at The Podiatry Practice are qualified, friendly and expert podiatrists who are committed to providing you with excellence in podiatric treatment. With over 40 years combined experience, you can rest assured that your feet are in safe hands.




Elouise Carmichael is a graduate of the Queensland University of Technology, with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) degree in 1994. She has practiced in Launceston and Townsville prior to establishing the practice with Anthony Short in 1996.

Elouise has also been involved in Commonwealth funded diabetes programs run by the Brisbane Inner South & Southside Central Divisions of General Practice, providing education and foot care to people with diabetes to prevent limb-threatening infections or amputations. Her main professional interests are in ingrown toenail surgery, and orthotic solutions for chronic leg and foot conditions.

Anthony Short


MPod BAppSc(Pod) FFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Anthony (Tony) Short completed his undergraduate degree in Podiatry from the Queensland University of Technology in 1994, and practiced in Tasmania and North Queensland prior to settling in Brisbane. He completed a Master of Podiatry degree through the University of South Australia in 2006, and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow. He holds endorsement with the Podiatry Board of Australia in the use of scheduled medicines.

Aside from his private practice consulting, Anthony undertakes public clinics in the Mater Adults and Children’s Hospitals at South Brisbane in the Queensland Diabetes Centre, and the Velcocardiofacial Sydrome Clinic. He is also a part time Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor in radiology and podiatric therapeutics to undergraduate and postgraduate podiatry students at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

Tony has lectured to many health professional groups, including GP’s, nurses and other podiatrists, on the clinical assessment and management of foot and ankle pathology, in particular diabetic foot complications. He has also published articles in podiatry and diabetes publications on foot related problems.

Tony was honoured to be the recipient of the ‘Peter Quinn Award’ by the Australasian Podiatry Association (Qld) in 2008, for services to the podiatry profession.

Ele Lentakis



Ele Lentakis graduated QUT with a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) with 1st Class Honours in 2013, and soon after moved to Melbourne to commence clinical practice. Ele joined The Podiatry Practice in 2014.

She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, and was the recipient of numerous meritorious awards during her undergraduate studies.

Beyond her university podiatry qualifications Ele is also a certified fitness trainer, and has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injuries, dance and sports medicine.

Aside from her sessions at our main Woolloongabba practice, Ele also consults at the Wellers Hill Medical Centre on Friday mornings.