Meet The Team

Our practitioners are experienced and caring podiatrists who are passionate about what they do.

They strive to deliver the best level of podiatry care with their combined use of extensive knowledge and expertise, excellent communication skills and compassion.

At Bayside Foot Centre we cover a wide range of therapies aimed at providing patients with effective outcomes.

Call us on 03 9521 0111 to make an enquiry or for a booking.

 

Sophie

Sophie Kalountzoglou

Sophie Kalountzoglou is qualified with a Bachelor of Podiatry (BPod) from La Trobe University, and is the proprietor of Bayside Foot Centre. Sophie has worked for a number of years gaining the experience to provide her patients with the best level of podiatry care possible.

She is trained in all areas of Podiatry, although she has a special interest in paediatrics, lower limb biomechanics and diabetes, and regularly attends podiatry conferences/workshops to keep her knowledge and skills up to date.

 

Michelle

Michelle Italia

Michelle completed her Bachelor of Podiatry from La Trobe University in 2006 and since then has gained extensive experience in all aspects of podiatry while working in various clinics across Melbourne. Michelle has a particular interest in diabetes foot health education, lower limb biomechanics and prides herself on her thorough treatment of nail and skin conditions. 

Whilst not practicing Michelle enjoys an active lifestyle in bayside Melbourne, promoting a holistic, balanced way of life.

Steve -Edwards

Steve Edwards

Dr Steven Edwards Podiatric Surgical Registrar.
Dr Edwards is
 also a commonwealth-accredited Podiatrist experienced in all aspects of  lower-limb care and is also one of the few Podiatrists endorsed as a  prescriber of a range of Schedule 4 medications for the treatment of  podiatric conditions. Steve is a long-suffering Melbourne supporter and  has played Ice Hockey for many years. He lives locally with his young  family.


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Sue-Ellen Murphy 

Sue-Ellen, our Practice Manager, has been a Bayside local for over 20 years and has been with Bayside Foot Centre since January 2006.  Sue has two adult children and her family has been heavily involved in local schools and local sports around the bayside area for many years.  Helping to create a happy, friendly and caring atmosphere for our patients is her number one priority.  

Sally Claridge 

Sally started working at Bayside Foot Centre as a Receptionist in 2007 and really enjoys the relationships she shares with the patients she meets daily and supporting the Podiatrists.  You may see her on the golf course, out running or cycling as she lives locally after moving from New Zealand where she was a Speech Language Therapist.