Marie Butler | Director & Senior Podiatrist
B.App.Sc(Pod), Grad.Dip.Pod, Endorsed Sch Med
Marie graduated from the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences in 1987, completed a Graduate Diploma in Podiatry at La Trobe University in 1997 and has attained Fellowship of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Marie has been endorsed for sceduled medicines since August 2012 and has a keen interest in biomechanics, children, sports and dance injury, orthotic therapy and injection therapy for heel pain/plantar fasciosis/morton's neuroma. She has also been past consultant to the Australian Ballet and the Commonwealth Games 2006.
Dianne Keating | Director & Senior Podiatrist
Di Graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Podiatry degree with honours in 2005. Di has a particular interest in sports podiatry and children's feet. She has worked with a number of sporting teams including football, cricket, soccer and ballet schools. Di volunteered as a podiatrist at the Homeless Soccer World Cup in 2008. She was a board member of Sports Medicine Australia (Vic) 2010-2012.
Tom McKenzie | Director & Senior Podiatrist
B.App.Sc(Pod), MAPodA, Endorsed Sch Med
Tom graduated in 2007 from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) degree after earlier completing 2 years of a Human Movement/Teaching degree at Deakin University. Tom is particularly interested in injuries affecting children's feet, sports injury, orthotic therapy and nail surgery. Tom is endorsed for scheduled medicines and has completed training in the use of diagnostic ultrasound. Tom was the podiatrist for the Frankston Dolphins VFL Football Club from 2010 - 2012. Tom has always enjoyed sports including playing football for the Mornington Football Club. These days Tom is a keen runner and takes an interest in running technique/gait changes to help treat injuries of the lower limb.
Sam Davies | Podiatrist
B.HealthSc. MA, Pod
Sam graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice. During his masters studies Sam treated many high risk patients out of Box Hill hospital, Maroondah hospital and Dandenong hospital. Sam joined the Mornington Foot Clinic in 2013 and is interested in all aspects of podiatry including musculoskeletal pathologies, paediatrics and diabetic foot care. Sam is actively involved in the community playing football, cricket and basketball for local clubs. He has done vounteer work for the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker events as well as completing the course himself.
Harminder Rayat | Podiatrist
B.HealthSc. MA, Pod
Harminder graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice. Whilst completing his masters Harminder studied and worked in NHS clinics in London and gained experience in various sports and community clinics within Melbourne. Harminder has an interest in all aspects of lower limb disorders, in particular sports injuries, gait/running retraining and paediatrics. Harminder has trained and competed in tennis and taekwondo since a young age, and more recently has instructed in taekwondo having attained his 2nd dan black belt.
Amber McKenzie | Podiatrist
Amber graduated in 2010 from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) degree. Amber has worked for 9 years in the diabetic foot team at Monash Health and is particularly interested this area. She is also experienced in managing musculoskeletal injuries, dry needling, orthotic therapy, nail surgery, paediatrics and general podiatry.
Michelle Luscombe | Podiatrist
Michelle graduated in 1989 from LaTrobe university with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry ) degree. Michelle has 26 years of clinical experience and enjoys working with people of all age groups. She has a special interest in children's foot conditions, orthotic therapy and dry needling for conditions such as heel pain and chronic foot & ankle pain. Michelle and her colleagues recently had their research on Calcaneal Apophysitis (Severs Disease) in children published in The Journal Of Pediatrics. Michelle enjoys snow skiing and sailing with her husband and two children.
Liz | Practice Manager
Liz has many years of experience in practice management and consultancy. She has further education in certificate IV Health Administration / Management Development Program and Certificate IV in Business Establishment and Management. Liz has been involved in pracvtice accreditation to adhere to national standing and has presented at practice management seminars and workshops.
Jeannie | Admin
Jeannie has lived in the Mornington area for over 30 years. She first worked at the Mornington Foot Clinic at inception in 1989. Jeanni left after 7 years to work in the dental, medical, opthamology, paediatric and breast cancer fields. She returned to the Mornington Foot Clinic in 2012 where she was delighted to see so many familiar faces still attending the clinic for treatment.
Shell | Admin
Shell moved from Mansfield VIC to the Peninsula area in 2015. She previously worked as the office manager for a podiatrist in Wangaratta for four years before joining the team at Mornington Foot Clinic in October 2015. She enjoys living in the area and loves to find out about places of interest around the Peninsula. Her interest include walking along the Rye back beach near her home, camping with her son, fishing, gardening, and volunteering at the local dog obedience club.