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          PODIATRIC            SURGEON 

  • Bunions

  • Hammer toe

  • Neuroma

  • Ingrown nail

  • Heel pain

  • Flat feet

  • Big toe arthritis

  • Mid foot arthritis

  • Heel lumps

  • Achilles issues

  • Ankle Instability


Dr. Baarini completed his general Podiatry degree in 2004 at La Trobe University Melbourne. He then completed his Masters degree at the University of South Australia, and then finally undertaking his surgical fellowship through the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons. 

In his time in training in foot and ankle surgery Dr. Baarini has spent extensive periods training in the United Kingdom, and the United States; as well as having undertaken various courses internationally  (including Germany, Hong Kong, and Jakarta).


Dr. Baarini has a particular interest in trying to keep patients ambulatory post surgery where  possible , and aims at providing the least traumatic surgical approaches to his patients to achieve this. Dr. Baarini also has a deep interest in helping provide surgical training and performing charity surgical work in third world countries. He has  been involved in  charity surgical missions abroad, and aims to continue doing this work into the future.  

Courses Undertaken

2017                 Jordan (Amman) : AO Advanced Trauma Course (Foot and Ankle)

2017                 Indonesia (Jakarta): AO Basic Trauma Course

2016                 Germany (Munich): Arthrex International Foot and Ankle Mega Course

2016                 Germany (Munich): Arthrex GRECMIP MIS Course

2015                 Melbourne Australia : Advanced Life Support

2015                 Sydney Australia :  Rear foot Cadaveric Dissection Workshop.

2014                 United Kingdom (Warwick) : Faculty of Podiatric Surgery – Forefoot                                   Cadaveric Workshop

2013                 Hong Kong City : Foot and Ankle Society – Forefoot and Rear foot                                       Dissection Workshop.

2013                 Hong Kong City : Foot and Ankle Society – Fixation Workshop

2012                 Sydney Australia :  Forefoot and Rear foot Cadaveric Workshops.

2011                 Adelaide Australia : Forefoot and Rear foot Cadaveric Workshops.



Minimally invasive surgery for pedal digital deformity: an audit of complications using national benchmark indicators. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. (2015) 8:17


Angioleiomyoma of the Plantar Medial Arch : A Case Report.  Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. (2016) Vol-10(7)

Teaching Experience and Presentations


Jan 2015 - Current .                  


  • Latrobe University – Podiatric Surgery Student Clinic.



Australasian College Of Podiatric Surgeons  Annual symposiums

APodA Podiatric Surgery Special Interest Meetings.


 2011 Onwards                  


  •          Ankle Instability – diagnosis and management.

  •          Don’t forget the medicine – an illustrative case series.

  •          Syndesmosis Injury – diagnosis and management.

  •          Tumors of the foot and ankle – a case based discussion.

  •          Pathology of tarsal coalitions.

  •          Thromboprophylaxis – Oral Vs Injectable.

  •          Crystal Arthropathy – a case study in the foot.

  •          Nail surgery – an update.

  •          Angioleimyoma – a case based discussion.

  •          Local Anesthetics Review.

  •          Injection techniques workshop (APodA State Conference 2018)

Fellowship Trained

Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons

Sessional Lecturer 

La Trobe University

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