Expert in Orthopaedic
Surgery specialising in
Foot and Ankle

Surgeon Adelaide

Dr. Mike Smith is an Adelaide based Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot and Ankle surgery. He has a special interest in performing minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery and prides himself on minimising pain and accelerating rehabilitation following his procedures.

About Dr Mike Smith


Healthy feet are crucial to maintaining our mobility and independence as well as aspects such as balance, posture, and overall health.


There are many ankle conditions that can affect function. These range from acute injuries, through to chronic degenerative conditions such as arthritis.

Simple, 3 step process

You will need a referral from your GP to book an appointment. Once you have a referral, contact us to schedule an appointment.
It is important to provide our administration staff with details surrounding any relevant imaging (X-rays, Ultrasound, CT, MRI)
to the appointment so that
 we can assess your condition and recommend an appropriate treatment.

1) Obtain a referral from your GP

2) Contact us to book an appointment

3) Bring relevant imaging to the appointment

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Dr Mike Smith

94-96 Fullarton Road
Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia, 5067

Ph: 08 7077 0156  |  Fax: 08 7099 0171

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A common and simple injury can cause ankle arthritis.
A surprisingly common and simple injury can cause ankle arthritis Ankle arthritis is less common that Hip and Knee arthritis. In fact, while Hip and Knee arthritis is commonly attributed to genetics and ‘wear and tear’ with increasing age, the ethology of ankle arthritis is often quite different.
Lady on beach showing importance of healthy feet.
Big toe arthritis (1st MTP joint) – What is new on the horizon! Big toe arthritis is a common condition that typically affects the 1st metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. This frequently leads to pain and swelling in this area, and difficulty ‘pushing off’ when mobilising. Many women find it unmanageable to wear high heels due to limited motion of that joint. Thankfully, a new technique has recently become available in Australia.
Why Bunion surgery is not what it used to be. How far we have come? While I perform all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, one of the most common conditions that I manage is bunions. Patients present with bunion deformities for several reasons. These range from cosmetic concerns, difficulty with footwear, pain under the ball of their foot, or pain over the bunion itself.