Leonie McLaren

Leonie McLaren

Podiatrist

B.App.Sc.(Pod), Grad.Dip.(Pod), M.A.Pod.A.
Affiliations: Australian Podiatry Association, Australasian Podiatry Council

Leonie graduated from La Trobe University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry). After working in a private practice in Melbourne for 6 years she moved to Geelong in 1997 to commence work with a private practice. In 2000 she moved into Community Health at Barwon Health. Leonie started her own practice, Geelong Podiatry, in 2007.

Leonie has always enjoyed the diversity of Podiatric Practice and working with clients of all ages.

Lynette Kent

Lynette Kent

Podiatrist

B.App.Sc.(Pod)

Lynette obtained her podiatry degree from La Trobe University in 1992 and has a wealth of experience having worked in many private practices during her 26 year career.

In addition to Lynette’s general podiatry skills and experience she has a particular interest in the field of sports medicine and is passionate about biomechanics and the functional management of foot and lower limb problems.

Lynette has completed an ultra marathon, numerous marathons including New York and countless fun runs. Lynette now focuses on hiking. Having hiked in parts of Australia, New Zealand and Europe she is well equipped to advise on blister prevention, hiking footwear, socks, foot strength and hiking specific orthotics. She recently completed a 100 km hike in less than 24 hours and is looking forward to hiking the Julian Alps in Slovenia in 2019.

Philip Spark

Philip Spark

Podiatrist

B.App.Sc.(Pod)

Philip graduated from La Trobe University in 1989 and began working in Bendigo in private practice before running practices in Frankston from 1991 until 1998 and in Werribee from 1998 to present. He has worked extensively in Podiatric Sports Medicine and enjoys working with athletes of all ages.

Philip cares for his clients using the most modern practices and sights heel pain as the most common condition he sees and enjoys combining orthotic therapy, foot mobilization, Shock wave therapy, foot strengthening and dry needling to achieve pain relief.

Philip continues to develop his knowledge by attending conferences and seminars to remain abreast of the latest research and trends. A recent trip to the Gait lab in Belgium to assess the latest force platforms and fitting of technical running shoes was a highlight.

A keen cyclist now Philip runs at least twice a week, has run a marathon, competed in trail running and many fun runs and is a resident of the Bellarine Peninsula.

Lisa Edwards

Lisa Edwards

Podiatrist

B.Pod.(Hons), B.Nursing

Lisa graduated from La Trobe University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours), following an earlier career as a Nurse.

Lisa commenced work with Barwon Health in 2005, working predominantly at Mackellar Centre and with the Diabetes Foot Unit and The Geelong Hospital.

She joined Geelong Podiatry in 2010 on a part-time basis.

Tanya Sutherland

Tanya Sutherland

Podiatrist

B.App.Sc.(Pod)

Tanya graduated from La Trobe University in 1991 and since then has worked extensively in many podiatric clinical settings including public health, private practice, hospitals and specialist clinics including the Caulfield General Medical Centre, Victoria’s leading institution for the care and management of patients with diabetes.

Supplementing Tanya’s extensive podiatry experience is her high level of specialist experience in the field of diabetic and high risk foot management, including wound care, infection control and diabetes education. Tanya also has training and experience in the use of trigger point dry needling.

After living in Williamstown for many years, Tania recently moved to Ocean Grove with her family.

Kirrilee Lundberg

Kirrilee Lundberg

Podiatrist

B.Pod., M.A.Pod.A.

Kirrilee holds a Bachelor of Podiatry degree from La Trobe University. Her earliest association with us was as a patient when she was 9 years old. She has been a valuable and popular member of the Bellarine Podiatry team since 2011. Prior to this, Kirrilee worked at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Kirrilee grew up and still lives in Ocean Grove with her husband and baby daughter.

Katrina Page

Katrina Page

Podiatrist

B.Med.Sc., B.Health.Sc., M.Pod.

Katrina holds degrees in Biomedical Science, Health Science and Podiatry. She previously worked in clinics in Melbourne and New South Wales before joining us at Bellarine Podiatry.

Katrina grew up in Ocean Grove. She loves skiing and spent time working on the ski slopes in Japan before joining us in April 2015.