Multidisciplinary Foot Ulcer Clinic

The Multidisciplinary Foot Ulcer Clinic (MDFU) is a specialty clinic for the management of complex foot wounds. The team consists of Podiatrists, Vascular Surgeons, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Endocrinologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dietician, Wound Care Specialist, Pedorthist and a Silver Chain Liaison Nurse.

MDFU Eligibility Criteria

  • Active foot ulcer (below the level of the malleoli).
  • Must require at least 2 of the attending medical specialities (Endocrinology, Vascular, Infectious Diseases).
  • Must live in East Metropolitan Health Service Catchment Area.

How to refer

Please include the following in your referral:

  • medical and medication history
  • history of presenting complaint (duration, location, prior treatment)
  • pedal pulses present/absent
  • clinical infection present/absent
  • prior imaging, vascular tests, microbiology, blood work.

Referrals can be sent via:

For urgent assessment (e.g. critical limb threatening ischemia, systemic infection) or inpatient queries contact Vascular Surgery.

Last Updated: 20/09/2022