Podiatrist asked for sex and cupcakes from vulnerable patient: tribunal

He also charged the Department of Veteran’s Affairs for services he had no record of providing

A podiatrist who had sex with a patient in his consulting room, asked her for cupcakes, and pocketed payments for treatments he didn’t provide, has been found guilty of professional misconduct.

Podiatrist got sex and cupcakes from vulnerable patient: tribunal

A Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal panel further found he billed the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) for 12 sessions of shockwave therapy for heel pain — double the amount that was clinically indicated — and failed to maintain adequate clinical records.

It also criticised the

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