Melbourne Foot Clinic Principal, Rohan Coull takes seriously the need to attract some of the best Podiatrists in Australia. He has developed the practice to be at the forefront of foot care management. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sports Medicine. Rohan’s own sporting career includes alpine skiing, triathlon, tennis, basketball and running. His special interests, primarily in the area of biomechanics, include complex foot disorders, heel pain, shin splints, orthotic therapy, gait (walking and running) assessments and skiing alignment. He is a Masterfit Boot Fit Trainer. Rohan is happily married and has three active boys who keep him busy.
Matt Dilnot is a senior Podiatrist who has been practicing at the Melbourne Foot Clinic for over 16 years. Matt has a wide range of clinical experience starting out as a new graduate specialising in Diabetes research at the Alfred Hospital. Over time Matthew has expanded his practice to include sports medicine and highrisk medical care as well as enjoying routine podiatry treatment. Matthew has been a keen runner for over 20 years. He has worked at past Olympics and University games with elite athletes. Matt is a past President of the Australian Podiatry Association of Victoria, a supervising clinician at LaTrobe University, a clinical examiner of current Victorian Podiatry Graduates and National Podiatry Consultant to Clarks Shoes. Matt is married to Samantha and they have three young children.
Ben arrived from Perth at the beginning of March ’08. He has a Bachelor of Science (Podiatry) from Curtin University in Perth that he completed in 2003. Ben is an active member of Sports Medicine Australia and the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Ben has been involved with the treatment of many runners and triathletes in Perth and also worked with professional sporting teams such as: The Western Force Rugby Union Club, the Perth Wildcats and Lynx, Western Warriors Cricket Club, and also the WA state U/18 footy team and numerous elite sports teams and players. Ben enjoys running and completed the 2007 New York City Marathon. He has settled into Melbourne well, though it is sooo much colder, but has much better coffee!!!
Samantha has 15 years experience in Podiatry. During her years as a Podiatrist, Samantha owned a busy clinic on the Mornington Peninsula which she operated until selling in 2003. She has also worked in community health, hospital, and university settings and has served on the Board of the Australian Podiatry Association. She enjoys the challenges that practicing as a Podiatrist brings and the satisfaction of improving quality of life and mobility for people of all ages. A highlight of her work has been contributing to the health of those faced with dual problems of chronic health problems and financial disadvantage. Having a young family of her own she has a particular interest in the prevention and management of problems in the child’s foot. Samantha says that combining consulting at the Melbourne Foot Clinic and clinical teaching at LaTrobe University with family life is sometimes a challenge but very rewarding.
Stephanie, the newest member of the Melbourne Foot Clinic team, graduated from La Trobe University in 2009. She enjoys all aspects of podiatry with special interest in the Diabetic foot and associated complications. Stephanie is finding building relationships with regular patients incredibly satisfying and loves seeing her patient's quality of life improve from the care she gives. Stephanie has played State league Netball for Boroondara Power and currently coaches their U15 team, because of this she has a special interest in the treatment of many injuries sustained in netball. A "born" and "bred" Mont Albert resident Stephanie is entrenched in the local community and loves to hear about all the good cafes and restaurants on offer.