Dr Shannon Munteanu PhD, B.Podiatry (Hons), FFPM RCPS(Glasg)
Shannon is a Director/Partner at Northern Foot Clinic. He is also Associate Professor and Head of the Discipline of Podiatry at La Trobe University. He completed his PhD in 2003 related to articular cartilage metabolism. Shannon has published more than 50 articles internationally and has been a consultant podiatrist to AFL clubs Carlton, St Kilda and North Melbourne Football Club. In 2016, Shannon was awarded a prestigious Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) in recognition of his services to Podiatry.
Shannon is available for consultation on every Thursday morning - call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment
Jamie Allan B.Health Sciences, M.Pod.Practice, Adv.Dip.Myotherapy
Jamie has a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University, as well as an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy, Jamie combines his myotherapy and podiatry skills to manage his clients' foot and leg problems. Jamie has undertaken a biomechanics cadetship with the A-League soccer club, Melbourne City FC which involved player screening and treatment. He combines his work at Northern Foot Clinic with research activities; he is currently a member of a team that is performing world-class research at La Trobe University, Jamie has also undertaken research related to the manufacture of customised foot orthoses. Aside from Podiatry, Jamie has a passion for sport. He has competed at an elite level in Australian rules football having a short training period at the Hawthorn FC. He is currently competing in the Essendon District Football League.
Jamie is available for consultation every Wednesday (8am-7pm) — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.
Samantha Condello B.Health Sciences, M.Pod.Practice
Samantha graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice. Her interests in podiatry include the assessment and management of the high risk foot in those with complex health conditions, aged care, education on diabetes related foot and health complications and providing foot care to those that find it difficult to care for themselves.
Whilst at university, she undertook her placements at the High Risk Foot and Chronic Wound Services at Northern Health, which sparked her interest in the management and treatment of diabetes related foot ulcers. Samantha grew up and went to school in the Northern suburbs. and her interests include spending time with family and friends, baking, cooking, arts and crafts and travelling to new places.
Samantha is available for consultation on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9am-5pm and every 2nd Saturday from 8am-12pm — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.
Jackson McCosker B.Health Sciences, M.Pod.Practice
Jackson graduated from La Trobe University Bundoora with Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice. Jackson has a keen interest in musculoskeletal/sports injuries and has multi-facetal approach to rehabilitation; including assessment of the whole body in relation to the lower limb, using his strength and conditioning knowledge to provide individualised rehabilitation programs and various offloading techniques to help clients return to full activity as soon as possible.
Jackson is trained in all aspects of podiatry including the high risk foot, diabetic foot care, injury prevention and injury rehabilitation.
Jackson is available for consultation Tuesday, Thursday and Friday — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.
Rebekah Withers B.Health Sciences, M.Pod.Practice
Rebekah graduated from La Trobe University Bundoora with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice. She has developed a particular interest in the area of high-risk foot and chronic disease complications. She is also currently employed at Northern Health and La Trobe University where she is teaching professional practice and orthotic theory to undergraduate students. Rebekah is completing post-graduate research at La Trobe University focusing on optimising treatment of diabetes-related foot ulceration.
Rebekah grew up in southwest coast of Victoria and with a background of competitive swimming, Rebekah can usually be found anywhere there’s water in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her puppy and attending as many AFL matches as possible!
Rebekah is available for consultation every Monday from 8am-5pm and every 2nd Saturday — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.
Lucy Gillivour B.Health Sciences, M.Pod.Practice
Lucy has a Bachelor of Science from The University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Health Science/Masters of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University. Lucy has a special interest in Sports Podiatry has worked as a lead trainer at local football and soccer clubs such as Lalor Football Club, Greensborough Football Club, Northcote City SC and Hume City SC. Lucy has a hands-on approach to treatment using techniques learnt from working alongside physiotherapists, osteopaths and exercise physiologists. Lucy has also trained in dry needling, foot mobilisation therapy and instrument assisted massage techniques.
Lucy has over 18 years of training in classical dance and pointe and 6 years of teaching ballet to her name and can provide a comprehensive Pre-pointe Assessment as well as pointe shoe recommendations and modifications.
In her spare time, Lucy enjoys running with her German Shepherd – Bruce, training to join the Army Reserves, and performing in musicals.
Lucy is available for consultation every 2nd Saturday from 8am-12pm — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.
Morgan Mackie B. Health Sciences (Podiatry)
Morgan graduated from the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Podiatry. Morgan has a special interest in paediatric podiatry (children's podiatry),ballet (lower limb and foot screening/assessment, pre-pointe screening) and all sports.
Away from podiatry, Morgan enjoys running/triathlons and traveling.
Morgan is available for consultation every Tuesday from 9am-5pm — please call the clinic on (03) 9004 2342 or use our online booking system to make an appointment.