Leonie McLaren

Leonie McLaren

Podiatrist, Business Co-Owner

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, Business Co-Owner

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

Podiatrist, Business Co-Owner

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.

Philip has worked extensively in Podiatric Sports Medicine and enjoys working with athletes of all ages. He cares for his clients using the most modern practices and enjoys combining orthotic therapy, foot mobilisation, Shockwave therapy, foot strengthening and dry needling to achieve pain relief. Philip continues to develop his knowledge by attending conferences and seminars, a recent highlight was a trip to the Gait lab in Belgium to assess the latest force platforms and fitting of technical running shoes.

Philip is a local resident of The Bellarine, a keen road cyclist who enjoys a local bunch ride on the weekend and a runner, he has run a marathon, competed in trail running series and fun runs. Philip is available for appointments on Thursday‘s at the Curlewis clinic and Friday’s at Ocean Grove.

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

Podiatrist

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

Kirrilee obtained her Podiatry degrees from La Trobe University. 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 in Ocean Grove and her earliest association with us was as a patient when she was 9 years old. She currently resides in Ocean Grove with her husband and two daughters. She loves running and spending time at the beach.

Kirrilee is particularly interested in managing various skin conditions and ingrown toenails. She is available for appointments at the Ocean Grove clinic on Friday’s.

Katrina Page

Podiatrist

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

Katrina graduated from La Trobe University in 2012 with degrees in Biomedical Science, Health Science and Podiatry. Since then she has worked in private practices across Melbourne and New South Wales before joining us at Bellarine Podiatry in 2015.

Katrina is a local through and through, she grew up in Ocean Grove and currently lives on The Bellarine. She lives for the beach in summer and skiing in the winter and spends much of her time with her husband, little boy and her dog. Kat loves a good chat, getting to know people and keeping them active and pain free through treatments and exercise therapy. She has extensive experience working in running shoe retail and is a big believer in helping people find the right shoes for their individual needs.

Katrina is particularly interested in paediatrics and enjoys keeping up to date with the current research in this space. She is available for appointments on Tuesday’s at both the Ocean Grove and Curlewis clinics.