Our AFL links!

The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre continues our long and proud tradition of associations with AFL and VFL. Here’s our current affiliations:-


  • Dr Harry Unglik - After many years at The North Melbourne Football Club Harry had continuous AFL involvement through being a Medical Director of the AFL since 2001.

  • Dr Ben Barresi - After 12 years at The Carlton Football Club, Ben is currently a Medical Officer for the Greater Western Sydney Giants when they are in Melbourne.

  • Dr David Velten - Following his role as Medical Officer for The North Melbourne Football Club, David is currently with the Gold Coast Suns for their Melbourne games.

  • Dr Zeeshan Arain - who we know as Zee, is currently the club doctor at The Melbourne Football Club.

  • Emily Pereira - Our new Sports Dietitian works with a variety of different athletes and is the Dietitian for the Sandringham VFL side.        

  • Jonathon McEniry - is a myotherapist with the Greater western Sydney Giants for their Melbourne games. He is also involved with Footscray VFL side.

  • We are proud to sponsor Karen Paxman who plays with Melbourne in the AFLW and at the Darebin Falcons in the VFLW along with our receptionist Meg McDonald.