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.
Samantha Condello B.Health Sciences, Master of Podiatric 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, Master of Podiatric 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.
Lucy Gillivour B.Health Sciences, Master of Podiatric 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.
Isabella Parisi B.Health Sciences, Master of Podiatric Practice
Isabella graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice. Isabella is interested in an array of aspects of podiatry with an aim of ensuring personalised patient care to improve overall foot health and function. Isabella has an interest in nail and skin care, musculoskeletal injuries.
Isabella completed majority of her placements in hospital settings which also lead her to develop an interest in managing diabetic feet. Isabella has also worked at the Northern Foot Clinic as a receptionist the past two years and is highly passionate about her patients and workplace along with being very friendly and approachable.
In her spare time Isabella enjoys playing tennis, working out at the gym and regularly attending F45 training. Along with this Isabella loves watching the footy, reading and walking her toy poodle.