About Us

About Valley East Foot Clinic and Orthotics

At Valley East Foot Clinic and Orthotics, we believe that patient education is the key to help our patients better prepare and make informed decisions regarding their overall health. It is our mission to make sure that each patient feels comfortable with the treatment plan provided.

We invite you to visit our website as it is laid out to give you a brief yet informative array of the services, treatments and products available at our clinic. As you browse our website, please check out our services page for a list of services and treatments we provide. Also, visit our FAQ section for a list of frequently asked questions.

We hope to see you soon in order to assist you with any feet concerns. Because after all, healthy feet lead to maintaining a healthy life!

Nos services sont également offerts en français.

Call us today to book your appointment : 705-805-3668

Our Team

Kareem Salem D.Ch., B.E.P.S.

Originally from Val Caron, Ontario, Kareem attended Laurentian University and graduated with a bachelor degree in Éducation physique et santé in 2007. After graduation, he completed his education at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences where he obtained his Diploma of Chiropody in 2011.

Kareem believes in the importance of professional development and has therefore completed courses pertaining to diabetic foot care, surgical skills and foot manipulation techniques.

Healthy feet are important to help maintain an active lifestyle. Kareem is committed to providing safe, effective and ethical health care to his patients. He provides services to people of all ages, all levels of wellness and abilities to help them get back to their active lives pain free as soon as possible.

Furthermore, Kareem is able to provide services in fluent French which is an asset to the bilingual community.

Kareem is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine, The Ontario Society of Chiropodist. In addition, Kareem is member in good standing with the College Of Chiropodists of Ontario.

On a personal note, Kareem is a proud father to two beautiful young children. He also believes that staying active is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Kareem enjoys many sports such as squash and golf.

Sylvie Gaudet Office Manager

Sylvie, our office manager, is also from the Greater Val Caron area. Having completed her bachelor’s degree at Laurentian University, she is able to provide services in fluent French. She has a background in education and she believes in the importance of helping patients better prepare and make informed decisions regarding their overall health.

Sylvie greets our patients with professionalism and assists them in booking routine and follow-up appointments. She takes pride in making sure that each patient is completely happy with their visit. She also ensures that the clinic is running efficiently.

During her personal time, Sylvie enjoys the great outdoors and travelling. She is a mother of two adorable children and has strong family values.

New Patient Reminder

    What to bring
    Payment options
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    What to bring and how to prepare for your first visit:

    Check with your health plan-benefits for coverage information

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out new patients forms

    A physician/specialist referral is not needed to become a patient

    Remove any nail polish from your toenails

    Bring an updated list of all your current medications

    Bring any Xray reports and related reports from your Doctor

    Bring shoes worn most often: work, exercise & indoors