The Performance Podiatry Geelong Team

Luke MadeleyB.Pod (Hons), B.Com, B.A.

Luke is our principle podiatrist, who established the practice 10 years ago. He has an advanced knowledge of sporting and overload injuries and is constantly pushing himself in the field of podiatry for new treatment methods. Luke works with many top athletes in the area to help facillitate injury management and prevention.

Luke is an avid surfer and cross-country mountian bike rider, who competes locally and is an active member in Geelong's mountain biking scene. You will likely run into him on the Surfcoast trails or the perfect right-hand point breaks along the coast on weekends. He is currently teaching his 2 year-old son how to navigate jumps on a balance bike.
Luke currently consults at our West Geelong and East Geelong Clinics

Laura DicksonB. Health Sci/Mast. Pod

Laura graduated from LaTobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science/Masters of Podiatry and was awarded an Academic of Excellence Award in 2015.

Having completed an internship at Melbourne City Football Club Laura is able to apply state of the art, cutting edge treatments. 

Returning to her home town of Geelong, Laura is excited to provide a comprehensive range of podiatric care to the local community. She is a passionate podiatrist who endeavours to provide excellence in all aspects of podiatry with a special interest in the following:
·       Musculoskeletal injuries with an emphasis on biomechanics
·       Paediatrics
·       Health promotion

Laura currently consults at our West Geelong and East Geelong Clinics. 

Stephanie Mallett B.Pod

Stephanie has worked as a podiatrist in the Geelong area for over seven years. Stephanie has extensive experience in biomechanical orthomechanical devices and chronic heel pain. Stephanie also has a thoughough understanding and passion for education and preventative care for diabetes related foot conditions. She encourages a multi-disciplinary approach to podiatry care, closely working with general practitioners, speciallists and other allied health professionals. 

Stephanie's special interests include chronic disease management, nail surgery, sharp debridement of cutaneous lesions, diabetes and it's co-morbidities, biomechanics and paediatrics.

Stephanie currently consults at our West Geelong clinic.

Matthew Payton B.Health Sci, B.Pod
Matthew has worked in a variety of private podiatry settings throughout his 10 years of podiatry practice, from sports medicine environments through to service delivery in a country rural setting & experience working as an associate to a podiatry surgeon in Northern NSW for 2 years. 
Matthew was an accomplished junior athlete, both as a middle distance runner and triathlete & worked in the high performance environment as a boundary umpire with the AFL for 10 years. Matthew is an avid surfer & outdoorsman living on the surfcoast with his partner and young daughter.
Matthew currently consults at our West Geelong and Barwon Heads Clinics.

Elizabeth Ryan B.Pod (Hons)

Lizzy has worked in the Geelong region for the past 10 years and has a strong knowledge of all aspects of podiatry. She is passionate about healthy living and enjoys numerous outdoor activities including surfing, snow sports, netball and hiking.

Lizzy offers a range of services to the Geelong community including diabetic foot care, aged care, EPC and DVA care, sports podiatry and orthotic therapy.
Lizzy consults at our East Geelong and Newcomb Clinics, however is currently on maternity leave caring for her second chlid.

Rebecca Kennedy B.Pod
Rebecca moved to the area 5 years ago to raise her family in the fabulous Geelong environment. Prior to moving, Rebecca has had over 10 years experience working in private practice in Camberwell and Airport West, as well as rural settings in Wangaratta.

Rebecca has a strong knowledge of all aspects of podiatry and is very experienced in all fields of foot care.

Rebecca enjoys snow sports, running and exploring the great outdoors with her young family.
Rebecca currently consults at our Newcomb Clinic.