Our Staff

Podiatrists are highly skilled foot health professionals trained to deal with prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Our Podiatrists have completed a Bachelor of Podiatry or higher degree and are continually upgrading their skills and knowledge through further education and training.

Dr Michael Randles

Dr Michael Randles

Senior Practitioner

Michael completed a Bachelor in Teaching before studying Podiatry at La Trobe University, graduating in 1990.

Michael worked under leading Podiatric surgeon‘s Dr Mark Gilheaney and Dr Andrew Kingsford, Victoria’s first two Podiatric surgeon’s, before recognizing a need for Podiatry in the rapidly growing region of Werribee where he opened the Werribee Foot Clinic in 1993.

Michael has a particular interest and competency in treating overuse injury of the foot and lower limb injuries in children, adolescents and active adults, and has appeared on Radio SEN discussing football boots and assisting listeners’ general enquiries.

Dr Philip Spark

Dr Philip Spark

Senior Practitioner

Philip graduated from La Trobe University in 1989 and began work in Bendigo in private practice gaining invaluable experience working with industry leader Mr Gerard O’Dwyer before running a practice in Frankston from 1991 until 1998 when he joined the Werribee Foot Clinic full time as an associate then senior partner in 2002.

Philip sites heel pain as the most common condition he sees and enjoys combining orthotic therapy, foot mobilization, Shock wave therapy and dry needling to achieve pain relief. He has a special interest in Diabetic management and the treatment of the high risk foot.

DR SHRUTI NAIR

Shruti graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice degree from La Trobe University. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health by research from University of Melbourne. Shruti has primarily worked in a private practice setting and has a special interest in diabetic care, geriatric and pediatric care. Orthoses and footwear management are a few of her key skill sets. Aside from clinical work, she spends her time volunteering at a not-for profit organisation that provides services based on meditation, mindfulness and Bhakti yoga, aiming to enhance the overall health and well being of members of the community.

DR MATTHEW FIELDSEND

Matthew graduated in Podiatry from La Trobe University in 2013 with a Masters of Podiatric Practice following a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy & Physiology. He has a wonderful knowledge of footwear with his years working at The Athletes Foot and in the Footwear industry. Matt has played football at a VFL level and since finishing football is concentrating on Triathalon with his goal of completing an Iron Man distance in the near future.

LYNETTE DI BLASI

Reception Staff

Lynette joined the practice in 2003 in a part time basis bringing experience in the health service industry and full time motherhood. Lynette has an extremely happy disposition and can be often found engaged in conversation showing genuine empathy with our clients.

SYLVIA

Reception Staff

Silvia is one of our helpful reception staff who started in 2018. Silvia has quickly adapted to the role and can will help with any of your appointment needs.

ROMA

Reception Staff

Roma has recently taken on a greater role in the area of office management.