About Us

James Hogg – Lead Podiatrist

James trained as a Podiatrist at the Durham School of Podiatry and qualified in 2007. James has benefited from a varied and wide clinical experience in both private practice and the NHS. His professional role has incorporated routine podiatric care and specialisms, including diabetic foot care, biomechanics and nail surgery. As Lead Podiatrist at the Solihull Hospital Foot Clinic, he successfully managed and treated a wide portfolio of challenging patient requirements. James is passionate about his profession, which has allowed him to bring together his wide ranging interest and study of aspects of anatomy, physiology, psychology, biomechanics and podiatric practice to the benefit of patient needs.

James is an HCPC Chiropodist and Podiatrist in Durham. Following completion of a Sports Science degree at Loughborough University in 2004, James studied Podiatry at Durham where he graduated in 2007. Since qualification, James has held his state podiatry registration with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and is also a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SOCAP). James has also continued to support his professional career with ongoing post graduate training and qualification, most recently gaining a PG qualification in Diabetic Foot Care from Warwick University. As part of his professional ethos and desire for excellence, James believes that being up to date with current practice is essential to patient wellbeing.

james hogg podiatrist

James Hogg – Podiatrist

BSc Podiatry, BSc Sports Science, HCPC Registered

John Westgarth – Podiatrist

John is a qualified HCPC registered Podiatrist graduating from the Durham School of Podiatry with honours in 2013. John is a highly experienced Podiatrist and has worked extensively both in private practice and in the NHS. During his time as a Podiatrist John has successfully managed a varied caseload of patients requiring all types of podiatric treatment including routine podiatry, biomechanical assessment, nail surgery, verruca treatment and diabetic foot care.

We welcomed John to our practice in August 2019 and he brings with him not just his skill and experience but his friendly chairside manner.

john westgarth podiatrist

John Westgarth

Podiatrist (BSc Hons Podiatry, HCPC Registered)

HCPC registered PodiatristSociety of chiropodists and podiatrist


We continually invest in the latest high specification equipment

james hogg podiatry clinic

Our Podiatry clinic in Durham is geared to providing you with comfort and we believe you will benefit from the specialist Podiatry equipment the clinic is fitted with. In addition to the high tech equipment and clean and fresh clinic we are lucky to have a friendly and welcoming team that are committed to providing you with the highest level of service. The clinic is clean and we take the sterilisation of equipment seriously fully complying with the standards set out by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), and in so doing ensure infection control procedures are rigorously followed. Our clinic photos are below.

Personalised patient care is what sets our Clinic apart. When you visit you can expect to receive excellent treatment and all round service. Expert team, specialists in their field and caring staff provide you with an exceptional health care experience.

We promised to take care… and delivered

  • "Absolutely fantastic. I’ve put up with pain from a corn for far too long. Googled and found this clinic that I could make an appointment online. James is lovely and put me at ease as I was nervous. Not only sorted the corn out he did an amazing job on both my feet. Will definitely be back"
    Stephanie Foster Treatment for a painful corn
  • "EXCELLENT treatment & service! Recently had partial nail removal & the whole process was so quick & efficient. The results are great due to the detailed advice I received after the procedure. Highly recommend!"
    Helen West Nail Surgery for ingrown toenail
  • "Fantastic service. Very professional and knowledgeable. Put me at ease and feel enormously confident that my new custom made insoles are going to be great! Fabulous equipment and a thorough but easy to understand explanation of everything. Can't recommend highly enough! Thanks James!"
    Vinovia Gundogs Biomechanical Assessment - Treatment for knee pain.