Allied Health

We also offer a range of Allied Health services, to extend our services and promote the health of all our patients. These currently include a dietician and a clinical psychologist.

Cosmetic Procedures
Service

Several of our GPs offer cosmetic treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections.
If you would like to discuss the options available to improve the appearance of your skin. Please ask reception for further details.

On-Site Pathology
Service

Dorevitch Pathology operates from our premises.

Open Hours:
Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 5.00pm (Lunch break between 1:00pm-2:00pm)

Phone:  
9715 2150

Podiatry
Service

DAVID KAVANAGH (Foot & Leg Pain Clinics)

Musculoskeletal and Sports Podiatrist

David is able to strive for successful long-term outcomes for clients through an extensive range of clinical experience in England and Australia. His passion for assisting clients comes from his personal recovery from shin splints as a State-level rugby champion. Combined with his commitment to emerging evidence that underpins his clinical practice, David is able to individualise treatments by drawing on a broad range of proven interventions for clients of all ages.

Common conditions treated:

  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis/fasciosis, heel spurs)
  • Bunions/HAV
  • Forefoot pain (plantar plate tear, bursitis, metatarsalgia, including toe deformities)
  • Ankle injuries (ligament sprain, joint degeneration, impingement syndromes)
  • Achilles tendinopathies
  • Calf pain
  • Anterior leg pain (shin splints, compartment syndrome)
  • Knee pain
  • Bone fractures
  • Nail surgery
  • Pressure relief and mechanical solutions for recurrent plantar corns and callus

Please call 1300 328 300 to make an appointment.

Psychology
Service

John Laidlaw – Counselling Psychologist

John Laidlaw is registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, and has worked as a registered psychologist since 1999. He has counselled either over the phone or in person for over 25 years in a range of settings including crisis lines, community agencies, a university and medical centers.

John has been described as a friendly, resourceful, professional and compassionate psychologist who genuinely cares about people
John is able to assist people presenting with issues such as anxiety, depression, work and relationship problems, loss and grief, stress, self-esteem, disability, trauma and chronic illness.

John’s clinical approach typically draws on a range of theoretical frameworks, namely, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focussed Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and Positive Psychology.

John is available for appointments at our Mernda Village Medical Centre Tuesday & Thursdays and at our Nillumbik Medical Centre Saturday mornings.

Fees: Please contact reception for up to date fees

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