Dr Gayle Silveira

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Gayle Helen Silveira MBBS, FRACS (Ortho), FA (Ortho)A

AOA Fellow  Foot and Ankle (Orthopaedics) and Lower Limb Trauma

Masters Sports Studies (Biomechanics & Sports Physiology)


Dr Silveira treats all foot and ankle problems (bunions, hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, heel pain and Achilles' tendon pathology, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, arthritis of the foot & ankle and all types of foot & ankle trauma).

We offer state of the art surgical techniques and minimally invasive surgery (smaller cuts to skin). We offer keyhole (arthroscopic) fusions of the ankle, subtalar joint, big toe and midfoot. We manage complex foot problems.


Foot pathology- forefoot/midfoot/ ankle and hindfoot



Big toe arthritis

Hammer toes and other lesser toe deformities

Bunionette/5th toe bunion


Lisfranc injuries

Plantar fasciitis


Ankle and Hindfoot

Ankle sprains

Ankle impingement and stiffness

Cartilage defects

Ankle arthritis

Ankle fractures

Achilles tendinopathy

Achilles ruptures

Achilles spurs and Haglund’s deformity

Endoscopic gastrocnemius lengthening

All forms of foot arthritis

All Sports ankle injuries

Complex foot reconstructions

Flat foot

Cavovarus foot

Adult club foot

Dropped foot


Lisfranc injuries

Syndesmosis injuries

Ankle fractures

Foot fractures


Current Appointments

  • Foot & Ankle Centre at Specialist Central, North Adelaide
  • Foot & Ankle Centre at Specialist Central, Glenelg

Hospital Appointments

  • Ashford Hospital
  • Calvary North Adelaide
  • Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • Modbury Hospital