Joanne Michalitsis

PRINCIPAL PODIATRIST

Bachelor of Science, Monash University
Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry), Queensland University of Technology

  • Paediatrics
  • Biomechanics
  • Toe Walking
  • General footcare
  • Nail surgery

Joanne completed her Bachelor of Science in 1990 followed by a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) in 1993. Joanne divides her time working in both private practise (Ashburton and Mentone) and at Monash Children’s Hospital. Her love of running led her to work in Sports Medicine for many years and was the consulting Podiatrist for multiple soccer teams during those years. She has been employed by Monash Health for more than 20 years, working in the Diabetic, Rheumatology, and Orthopaedic teams. Her current role as a Paediatric Podiatrist at Monash Children’s Hospital, is with the Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network and the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service. Joanne is currently conducting her research in Toe Walking and has recently published an article in Gait & Posture titled ‘Full length foot orthoses have an immediate treatment effect and modify gait of children with idiopathic toe walking’. Joanne’s interests include fashion, travelling, reading and spending time with her family.

NCBI Toe Walking Article by Joanne



Elizabeth Holland

PODIATRIST

Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Podiatric, La Trobe University

  • Orthotic therapy
  • Lower limb and foot pain
  • Nail surgery
  • High risk foot – Diabetic foot checks and Wound care

Lizzie graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Podiatric Practice in 2015. During University she worked at Active Feet which has given her a broad knowledge in all aspects of footwear. After a couple of years working privately in Melbourne, she moved overseas and continued to develop her skills in a busy private clinic in Central London. Lizzie enjoys treating lower limb overuse injuries and is also passions about general treatment for all age groups to keep people on their feet.

Outside of Podiatry Elizabeth enjoys travelling, exploring Melbourne's Food scene and a nice glass of wine.



Stephanie Skinner

PODIATRIST

Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Podiatric, La Trobe University

  • Orthotic therapy
  • Lower limb and foot pain
  • Nail surgery
  • High risk foot – Diabetic foot checks and Wound care

Stephanie completed her Masters of Podiatric from La Trobe University in 2014. She also completed a course in dry needling which she incorporates into her management of lower limb conditions. Stephanie joined Mentone Podiatry Clinic in 2018. She enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and caring for her patients. She has an interest in Sports Injuries, Dry Needling, and Nail Surgery. In her spare time, she enjoys exercise, reading and dancing. Stephanie is a professionally trained dancer, having danced for fourteen years in ballet and contemporary dance.