Acute Care Team at Singapore Diabetic Foot Centre
BSc. Hons. Cardiff (UK)
Member of U.K. Healthcare Professions Council and SCPOD
Spoken Languages: English, Malay
Clinical Interests: Diabetic wound care, Geriatric foot care
Consults at: Kembangan branch
Ari is a licensed and registered podiatrist who graduated from the Cardiff Metropolitan University in Wales, UK. Ari was also one of the four pioneer podiatrists in Brunei. Serving at the main specialist hospital in Brunei for almost a decade, Ari contributed greatly to the development of podiatry in her home country before joining East Coast Podiatry in Singapore. Her experience at the hospital has allowed her to develop a keen understanding of how podiatry interacts with other specialist fields of medicine.
Ari obtained her clinical experience at the University Hospital of Wales located in Cardiff, UK, and Brunei. During the latter stint, she also held both clinical and senior administrative roles at the Bruneian Ministry of Health. Her decade of clinical experience has made her familiar with various podiatric clinical settings and procedures from different parts of the world.
During her time at the main specialist referral hospital in Brunei, Ari worked closely with orthopaedic surgeons, endocrinologists and geriatric specialists, handling complex cases such as leg and foot wound management related to diabetic complications daily. Today, Ari continues to maintain a special interest in the management of high-risk patient care, including patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other underlying chronic conditions.
On top of being responsible for the supervision of undergraduate podiatry students at her hospital in Brunei, Ari also lectured post-graduate medical doctors, nurses, and other allied health professionals on the management of foot and ankle conditions.
Being a keen health educator, Ari was often invited to radio and TV talk shows to educate the public on general foot health. Ari also regularly contributed her time and skills as a volunteer-podiatrist for the “Fit-Feet” programme under the Special Olympics Asia Pacific (Brunei) to promote proper foot health among children with learning disabilities. Today, as a Senior Podiatrist with East Coast Podiatry, Ari pursues her dream of co-pioneering a diabetic foot care service of world-class standards.