Principle Podiatrist

Kristi Boles

Dr. Kristi Boles

Kristi Boles has been a practising Podiatrist for almost 12 years. She is passionate about foot health, improving her client’s mobility and is an expert in diabetes foot care, sports podiatry and specialist footwear. Kristi’s interest in sport’s podiatry reflects her years playing high level netball including representing Victoria in State netball (and therefore knowing the pressure sport can have on your body & feet).

Kristi is the Director of 7 successful Podiatry Practices throughout Victoria, is an Accredited Podiatrist and a member of the Australian Podiatry Association. She is committed to professional development & keeping abreast of new techniques to the benefit of her clients. This commitment sees her attend conferences, and undertake courses throughout the year to continually update her knowledge and skills including Foot Mobilisation Techniques Level
1 & 2 and a Dry Needling course, for a rounded balance of treatments that can help her clients individual needs.

Having lived and worked in the South East Region her whole life Kristi loves giving back to her community both personally & professionally. This love inspired Kristi to develop a Podiatrist Mentoring Program, whilst she also currently conducts a Podiatry education group called ‘PEAS’ in the South East region.

On a personal note Kristi enjoys some relaxing time out doing yoga and swimming. As a loving wife and working mum of 2 adorable children, Kristi certainly understands being “run off your feet”! What better person to help you ensure you get more ‘running’ miles and comfort from your feet!

Kristi’s goal is to offer the very best Podiatric care to the community in a friendly, family orientated environment.

Podiatrist

Dr. Josh Osborne

Josh is a highly enthusiastic Podiatrist and Personal Trainer, having advanced knowledge in sporting injuries and rehabilitation and has worked alongside physiotherapists in football
clubs. Taking your needs and ambitions into consideration, Josh is able to help create a management plan to get you back to your best and to reach your goals.

Podiatrist

Dr. Stephen Devenish

Stephen, currently working at our Cranbourne Clinic, has come to Podiatry after serving in the Royal Australian Navy. Whilst studying his degree, he also worked as a Disability Support Worker and is passionate about keeping people active and maximising their opportunities. He lives with his wife and 3 children in the Frankston area and enjoys sailing and mountain biking.

Podiatrist

Dr. Carol Ngoo

Carol graduated from Latrobe University in 2008 and has been practicing as a podiatrist since then. She has been with Casey Foot Clinic since 2011. Carol area’s of interest are in children, surgery and wounds and specialise in Dry Needling. She likes to look for alternative treatment options that would best suit her patients.

Podiatrist

Dr. Tom Carr

Tom Carr graduated from LaTrobe University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Podiatry. His employment background is varied, having practiced across a variety of settings including St Vincent’s Hospital and Monashlink Community Health in Melbourne, Rural North West Health in Warracknabeal, East Grampians Community Health in Ararat and Rural Remote Health Service in the Northern Territory. A great deal of his experience has been geared toward the management of Chronic Disease, in particular Diabetes and the subsequent complications.

Podiatrist

Sarah Fitzgerald

Dr. Sarah Fitzgerald

Sarah Fitzgerald is a fully qualified podiatrist with a double degree. She completed her studies with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Podiatric Practice from LaTrobe University. Sarah prides herself on putting the client first at every interaction and has a special interest in children, wounds and general foot health preservation.

Podiatrist

Simon Gill

Dr. Simon Gill

Simon has a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Podiatry from The University of Salford. He ran his own successful Foot Health practice ‘Forever Foot Care’ in the UK. Along with his own patients Simon has treated patients for Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, East Lancashire Hospital Trust and Salford University Clinic.

“I am committed to improving the health, mobility and comfort of my patients. I achieve this by combining tried and tested general chiropody skills, evidence based practice and innovation.”

Simon joined the Patterson Allied health team in December of 2015 and quickly settled in to working life in Victoria, with a growing list of regular patients.

Simon has achieved certification and become proficient in the use of Radial Shockwave Therapy, Laser Therapy and Gait Scan Analysis. Simon specialises in nail treatment, foot care and Kinesio taping.

Podiatrist

Dr. Jacqui Vogt

Dr. Jacqui Vogt

Jacqui is a passionate and motivated clinician who believes in providing the highest quality care to all her patients.

Jacqui enjoys all aspects of podiatry including general podiatric care, assessment and the management of diabetes related foot pathology, care for nail and skin conditions and treating heel pain.

She has a strong interest in sporting and musculoskeletal injuries and biomechanical assessments. Jacqui’s interest in these areas steams from her strong sporting background where she has played soccer at the national level. Jacqui understands the demands that activity can have on your body whether you are a weekend warrior or a serious athlete.

Jacqui graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice. After completing her degree she has chosen to undertaken further studies including the completion of a dry needling course and radial shockwave therapy to increase the benefits for her patients. Jacqui is also currently a member of the Australia Podiatry Association.

Jacqui enjoys helping her patients achieve their goals whether is it to play in the next sporting competition or to walk pain free.

Podiatrist

Dr. Mark Kaoud

Dr. Mark Kaoud

Mark is passionate about all aspects of Podiatry including general foot care and diabetic foot management. Mark he has a particular interest in the rehabilitation of foot related injuries.

Mark is continuously developing his skills and knowledge through continuous learning programs which include seminars and short courses.

This allows him to deliver the most up-to- date and effective treatments to his clients. As a health practitioner, Mark strives to deliver excellence in his work and is passionate about building strong relationships with his clients.

On his time off, Mark enjoys catching up with friends, watching adventure movies and getting active at the gym.

Osteopath

Stephanie Portrait

Dr. Stephanie Bignoux

Stephanie approaches her practice with a holistic philosophy and a down to earth, caring manner. She focuses on the whole person when treating them including body type, health history and lifestyle. She enjoys working closely with patients to help them understand the underlying cause of pain or conditions. Stephanie studied at Victoria University and has a Masters in Osteopathy and a double degree in Clinical Science, as well as further studies in dry needling. Stephanie treats a range of patients and is developing a particular focus on pregnancy and paediatrics.

Osteopath

Dr Aleks Lazarevic

Dr Aleks Lazarevic

Aleks is an enthusiastic Osteopath who is passionate about helping make a positive difference for his patients.

He completed his double bachelor degree in Applied science/ Health Science – Osteopathy at RMIT where he learned a wide range of non-invasive osteopathic treatment techniques and how to apply them to help his patients achieve better overall functioning.

Osteopathic treatment is based on the understanding that the body functions as a dynamic unit, that structure and function are closely related and that the body possesses everything it needs to heal and self-regulate. When a person is injured this process can by disrupted.

To further his patient treatment outcomes Aleks has undertaken further studies by completing a kinesiology taping course and a Level 1 in dry needling and cupping.

Aleks believes that people of all ages, injuries and fitness levels can benefit from Osteopathic treatment, such as patients with musculoskeletal injuries; back, neck and shoulder pain, sports injuries, tennis elbow, pregnancy and headaches. Aleks has growth up playing a wide range of sports and has been a competitive table tennis player for ten years. He has a particular interest in sport related injuries and uses this experience to help aid the recovery of his patients.

Dietitian

Rachel Brennan

Rachel is a qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian, holding a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours from Monash University. She has worked across several settings and is able to provide a range of nutrition services.

Rachel has a love for sport nutrition, paediatrics and a range of gastrointestinal disorders. She has a great knowledge for utilising Medical Nutritional Therapy for a range of conditions based on the latest, evidenced-based nutrition research and thorough understanding of diet-disease relationships. You might consider seeing Rachel if you suffer from Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease, Food Allergies or Intolerances, poor Gastrointestinal Health, Eating Disorders, and much more…

Dietitian

Natalie Logan

Natalie is a qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian, holding a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours from Monash University. Natalie practices using the most up-to-date and credible evidence to best support her patients. She is a member of both the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and Nutrition Australia and is active in relevant dietetic-related interest groups.

Natalie believes that the impact of food choices on one’s health is often underestimated and hopes to translate how much of a role it can play to her patients. As a dietitian educated with a scientific base, she is able to assist a wide array of individuals with a number of medical conditions. Natalie has a keen interest in all areas of dietetics; in particular diabetes, gastro-intestinal health, oncology, allergies and intolerances and preventing chronic diseases.

My passion for dietetics stems from my love and appreciation for food and how large a role it plays in both our biological health and social relationships. Becoming a dietitian has illustrated to me the impact of altering one’s food pattern on significantly improving wellbeing via assisting to alleviate symptoms and prevent chronic disease.

Dentist/Dental

Dr. Mamatha Srinivasaiah

Mamatha is a qualified and experienced dentist. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and has worked in private setting before.
She constantly updates her knowledge to keep in step with current trends by being involved in a number of educational activities.
At the chair side, Mamatha is gentle and listens to her patients. Care is taken to ensure that the patient is comfortable and well informed about the procedure to avoid anxiety.

Psychologist

Angela Ewing

Angela Ewing

Ms Angela Ewing has been a counselling psychologist for over 18 years, after completing her Honors degree in the Northern Territory. Her first position after graduating was with Relationships Australia where she gained highly valued training and experience as a relationship counsellor. Angela returned to Melbourne to work in the Division of Gaming and Racing, developing policy and research around problem gambling.

Psychologist

Beenish Shahzad

Beenish Shahzad

Beenish Shahzad is a registered (general) psychologist with experience working with adolescents and adults from diverse cultural backgrounds in various community mental health services.

Beenish is also fluent in Urdu and Hindi and can conduct therapy sessions in these languages.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Anger management
  • Parenting issues
  • Coping with life transitions
  • Stress management

Beenish adopts a range of evidence based therapeutic approaches based on a number of therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), person centred approach, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness skills and solution focused strategies. She believes in working collaboratively with clients using several best practice psychological approaches to discover the best possible outcome for the client.

Musculo-Skeletal Therapy

Daniel Carner

Daniel is a young practitioner helping to pioneer a new modality of physical therapy (MST). Having completed a degree in health science, he now works part time in spinal injury research and moonlights in sports injury management. As a physical therapist, Daniels strong points are his assessment skills. He will take the time to make sure that he fully understands the full nature of the problem and will always take the time to answer your questions and explain to you the plan to help you improve your health. While immediate pain relief is the goal on most peoples’ minds. Daniel is focused on providing people with a long-term solution to ensure that you won’t have to be coming in and out of therapy for much of your life.

Acupuncturist

Dr Catherine Argyros

Dr Catherine Argyros

Dr Catherine Argyros is passionate about the safe alternatives acupuncture and Chinese medicine can offer. The push to make Chinese medicine a research based medicine means we can safely follow proven protocols of treatment.

With over a decade of experience, Catherine treats a variety of conditions including musculoskeletal conditions, women’s health, pre and post natal care, labor preparation, digestive disorders and detox.

“In our busy modern lives, we find ourselves living further and further away from nature which results in broken connections that can often lead to disease and unease. My aim is to help you reclaim this connection, nurturing health and well being which contributes to living a life to our fullest potential.”

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