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.

Osteopath

Dr. Michelle Brazier

Michelle is a passionate and dedicated osteopath whose main goal is to get patients back on their feet and doing what they love. She strongly encourages people to take charge of their own health and will happily assist by providing advice on exercise rehabilitation, nutrition, ergonomics, and other lifestyle factors. With a double degree in Clinical Science and a Masters in Osteopath from Victoria University, Michelle is deeply committed to her profession. Additional qualifications include: Sports Medicine Australia sports trainer accreditation and a postgraduate course in kinesiology taping. Michelle enjoys working with patients from a variety of backgrounds and ages. Her consistent and caring approach gets people recovering quickly and back out living life to the full.

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…

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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