Ivan Bristow, PhD, FRCPodM
Dr. Ivan Bristow is a podiatrist in the United Kingdom who has worked in the profession for thirty years.
During his career, he initially spent 11 years working full time within the National Health Service as a podiatrist. It was whilst working in Oxford, a chance m
eeting with a Dermatologist, allowed Ivan to establish the UK’s first dedicated foot clinic in a dermatology department – which he ran for ten years.
Dr. Bristow completed his Master’s degree at the University of Oxford and his PhD at the University of Southampton. He holds private clinics in Hampshire whilst continuing to work on various dermatology related projects in education and research.
With over 100 published papers about foot dermatology, including four books, and has spoken around the world at many meetings in dermatology, podiatry, and wound care he continues to promote knowledge and research into treating common skin problems affecting the foot. He currently holds adjunct academic positions at UK & Australian Universities.