Dr Philip Perlstein

Dr Philip Perlstein

M.B.B.S.(Hons), F.R.A.C.G.P., F.S.Dr.A

Phil co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 1993. After 42 years Phil is no longer consulting, but is actively involved in the management of the practice.

Dr Afrah Mazhar

Dr Afrah Mazhar

M.B.B.S, F.R.A.C.G.P

Afrah commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in November 2016. She has an interest in all aspects of general medicine, with a special interest and expertise in dermatology and cosmetic medicine.

Dr Zeeshan Arain

Dr Zeeshan Arain

M.B.B.S, M.P.H.T.M, F.R.A.C.G.P, A.C.S.E.P Registrar

Zee commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in May 2016. He is experienced in all aspects of general medicine with an interest in preventative and nutritional medicine.

Dr James McLaren

Dr James McLaren

MBChB, RACGP & ACSEP Registrar.

James commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in December 2015. He is a Sports Physician and General Practitioner Registrar developing a strong reputation for his thorough patient management.

Dr Emily Schilbach

Dr Emily Schilbach

M.B.B.S (Hons), F.R.A.C.G.P

Emily commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in March 2013. She is experienced in all aspects of general medicine, and has a particular interest in preventative medicine and cosmetic medicine.

Dr Claire Hindmarsh

Dr Claire Hindmarsh

M.B.B.S, F.R.A.C.G.P.

Claire commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in January 2013. She has a special interest in family planning and contraception, general medicine, skin checks and minor surgical procedures.

Dr Braham Goldberg

Dr Braham Goldberg

MBBS, BMEDSC (HONS), FRACGP.

Braham commenced consulting at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in May 2013. His areas of expertise are cosmetic medicine, dermatology, skin checks, minor procedures and excisions.

Dr Anh Nguyen

Dr Anh Nguyen

M.B.B.S (Hons), F.R.A.C.G.P

Anh commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in November 2011. She has a special interest in women’s health, sexual health, travel medicine and preventative medicine.

Dr Mark Martakis

Dr Mark Martakis

M.B.B.S.

Mark commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in January 2011. Mark is a highly experienced General Practitioner specialising in all aspects of general medicine.

Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

BPhty, Pgrad Cert (Pelvic Floor), Clinical Pilates Instructor.

Amanda will be on Maternity Leave from the 30th of August 2019. During this time, our Physiotherapist Jessica Frydenberg will be looking after Amanda’s patients.

Dr Cathy Grech

Dr Cathy Grech

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Cathy commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2010. Cathy has a special interest in women’s health and contraception, sexual health, mental health and adolescent & young adult medicine.

Sophie Heywood

Sophie Heywood

PhD, B.Physio(Hons), Master Physio(Sports), Cert Hydro (UK).

Sophie commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in March 2006. She has over 20 years experience and a special interest aquatic physiotherapy and the management of knee osteoarthritis.

Dr Anita Munoz

Dr Anita Munoz

M.B.B.S (Hons), FRACGP, Grad Cert Clin Teach.

Anita commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in June 2009. Anita is dedicated to evidence based medicine and actively involves her patients in their own healthcare.

Dr Ben Teoh

Dr Ben Teoh

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Ben commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2007. He has a particular interest in men’s health, sexual health, travel medicine and monitoring the health of body builders.

Jessica Frydenberg

Jessica Frydenberg

B. Physiotherapy, Post Grad Cert in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Jessica commenced at Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre August 2019. Jessica has a particular interest in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, pre & post-natal conditions (including return to exercise and sport) and sports injuries, particularly in dancers and performers.

Polly Dhar

Polly Dhar

BSc.(Hons) Physiotherapy, ACPSEM, ACPIN, FIFA Diploma.

Polly commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in October 2017. She is a highly experienced Physiotherapist with a passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Dr Duc Tran

Dr Duc Tran

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Duc commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in May 2005. He is well known for his strong clinical and diagnostic skills and has a special interest in aviation and travel medicine.

Sarah Turnbull

Sarah Turnbull

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2019

Sarah has had a long and successful career in medical administration having worked in numerous practice and hospitals across Melbourne and interstate. She has brought additional compassion and empathy to our team.

Dr Michael Mrozinski

Dr Michael Mrozinski

MBChB, MRCGP.

Mike commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2018. He is both a Sports Doctor and General Practitioner with a passion for all aspects of Sports and General Medicine.

Hannah Ware

Hannah Ware

Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy), Clinical Pilates.

Hannah commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in August 2017. She is passionate about injury prevention and rehabilitation and conducts exercise classes using Pilates equipment to promote recovery.

Dr Jennifer Anderson

Dr Jennifer Anderson

M.B.B.S., D.R.A.N.Z.C.O.G, F.R.A.C.G.P, M.F.M(clin).

Jennifer commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in January 2005. She has a special interest in women’s health, pregnancy management and shared maternity care.

Djoeke Hoedemaker

Djoeke Hoedemaker

BHlthSci (Clinical Myotherapy), Grad.Cert.ExSc, Cert IV in Pilates & Fitness.

Djoeke commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2017. She is highly accomplished in the management of musculoskeletal injuries and passionate about injury prevention.

Daina Elzinga

Daina Elzinga

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2018

Daina joined The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre with a background in child care, retail and customer care. She enjoys doing all she can to help our patients achieve their health goals.

Dr Matt Chamberlain

Dr Matt Chamberlain

MBBS, GradDip(Epi), FACSEP.

Matt commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2017. He is a highly experienced Sports Physician well known for his strong diagnostic skills and thorough patient management.

Scott Mitchinson

Scott Mitchinson

B.Sc (Physiotherapy), Masters of Sports Physiotherapy (currently completing).

Scott commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in September 2016. As a Professional Baseballer in the past, Scott has a special interest in the management of upper limb injuries.

Dr Simon Wilding

Dr Simon Wilding

M.B.B.S, F.R.A.C.G.P.

Simon commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in March 2004. He is a very compassionate General Practitioner with a special interest in men’s health and travel medicine.

Cory Dal Ponte

Cory Dal Ponte

Doctor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Health Sciences (Musculoskeletal Therapy), Diploma of Remedial Massage

Cory commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in August 2018. He is highly skilled in the use of dry needling, cupping, joint mobilisation, massage and exercise prescription for the management of injuries.

Kristen Duffy

Kristen Duffy

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2018

Prior to joining The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre Kristen was working as a medical receptionist at a smaller practice. She is thoroughly enjoying working with our large and dynamic team.

Mick Hughes

Mick Hughes

APA titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist, M.Sports Physio, B.Physio, B.Ex.Sci.

Mick commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 2016. He is both a Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist, well known for his expertise in the prevention and management of ACL injuries.

Dr Sarah Matenson

Dr Sarah Matenson

M.B.B.S (Hons), D.R.A.N.Z.C.O.G, F.R.A.C.G.P.

Sarah commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in August 2002. She has a special interest in women’s health, shared maternity care and dermatology.

Fiona Dick

Fiona Dick

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2018

Fiona has over 10 years experience in Medical and Allied Health reception and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and excellent customer service skills.

Jessica Leckie

Jessica Leckie

Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.

Jess commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in March 2015. She is highly experienced in the use of soft tissue techniques, dry needling and myofascial release to manage injuries.

Daniel Yee

Daniel Yee

M.Physio (sports), Dip Sports Med, Dip Manipulative Therapy, B.Physio.

Dan commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in December 2010. He has a wealth of experience and takes the time and effort with all of his patients to ensure optimal recovery.

Dr Howard Goldenberg

Dr Howard Goldenberg

MBBS, FRACGP.

Howard commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2000. He is very experienced in all aspects of general medicine with a special interest in mental health and rural & remote medicine.

Alona Broome

Alona Broome

Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice, Level 1 Sports Trainer.

Alona commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 2019. She specialises in deep soft tissue therapy and sports massage for the management of injuries.

Kellie Bradley

Kellie Bradley

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2010

Kellie is well known to many of our loyal patients. She is our most experienced reception team member, heavily involved in the training of new staff and passionate about helping our patients.

Jessica Singh

Jessica Singh

BHlthSci, MDietPrac, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Accredited Nutritionist (AN).

Jess commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in May 2017. Her areas of expertise are ketogenic diets, gut health and metabolic and hormonal health.

Dr Ben Barresi

Dr Ben Barresi

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Ben commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 2003. He is a Sports Doctor and General Practitioner with over 20 years experience and a special interest in addiction medicine.

Lisa McCabe

Lisa McCabe

B.Physiotherapy

Lisa commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in April 2001. Lisa has over 25 years experience as a Physiotherapist and is well known for her thorough and compassionate patient management.

Anabelle Hawkins

Anabelle Hawkins

Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Podiatric Practice

Anabelle commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in June 2016. She has considerable experience with a particular interest in footwear prescription and dry needling of the lower limb.

Diane Rennard

Diane Rennard

B.(Nutrition and Dietetics), Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist.

Di commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in September 2010. She is passionate about food and its relationship to health and disease. She specialises in the management of eating disorders.

Faye Stokes

Faye Stokes

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 2010

Faye is our Assistant Practice Manager and Finance Manager. She has over 40 years experience in medical administration, 12 years of which was in Practice Management.

Dr Kathy Yu

Dr Kathy Yu

M.B.B.S., MPH, Grad Dip Sports Medicine, FRACGP.

Kathy commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in July 2001. She is a highly experienced and compassionate Sports Medicine Doctor.

Simon Nelson

Simon Nelson

B.App.Science.Physiotherapy, Grad.Diploma.Ergonomics.

Simon commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in September 1993. He has extensive experience with both elite and recreational athletes and additional qualifications in ergonomics.

Dr Anne Jackson

Dr Anne Jackson

M.B.B.S., DipRACOG.

Anne commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1993, and returned in 2006. She is an incredibly compassionate General Practitioner with more than 35 years experience in all aspects of general medicine.

Dr Adrienne Chan

Dr Adrienne Chan

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Adrienne commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 2001. She is a very experienced General Practitioner with a special interest in women’s health and shared maternity care.

Daniel Null

Daniel Null

Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, Advance Diploma of Nutritional Medicine, Cert IV in Fitness

Dan commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 2020. He incorporates a range of techniques such as dry needling and mobilisation to treat sport and work related pain and injuries.

Josephine Money (Nee Gibson)

Josephine Money (Nee Gibson)

B. Nutrition & Dietetics, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Practising Nutritionist.

Jo commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in August 2008. Her area of expertise is in the management of eating disorders and disordered eating and improving her patients relationship with food.

Christina Kourkoutsis

Christina Kourkoutsis

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1998

Our Assistant Practice Manager Christina knows everything there is to know about our practice and is a wealth of information for all of our staff and patients We would be lost without her!

Nathan McKeown

Nathan McKeown

Adv.Dip.RM (Myo), B.App.Sci (HM), GradDip Ex Rehab.

Nathan commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in November 2013. He specialises in the management of injury and pain and conducts small group exercise classes to promote rehabilitation in a positive and motivating environment.

Dr Con Mitropoulos

Dr Con Mitropoulos

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P.

Con commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1994 and is now a Director. He is a highly respected Sports Doctor and General Practitioner well known for the thorough management of his patients.

Gordon Mc Donald

Gordon Mc Donald

BApSci(Physiotherapy).

Gordon co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 1993. He is well known for his strong diagnostic skills and patient education.

Mark Whiteside

Mark Whiteside

B.Podiatry (Hons).

Mark commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in June 2008. He is very experienced in all aspects of podiatry and highly respected for his thorough and compassionate patient management.

Leon Adkins

Leon Adkins

Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy, Grad Dip Human Nutrition, Cert 4 Fitness.

Leon commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in January 2009. The marathon running Leon is highly skilled at treating running related injuries and assisting with event preparation.

Emily Commerford

Emily Commerford

BEx&SpSc, MDiet(Hons), ISAK Accredited Anthropometrist.

Emily commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in June 2017. As a Sports Dietitian her particular area of expertise lies in improving the health, wellbeing and performance of her patients.

Julie Tatnell

Julie Tatnell

Commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in 1993

Julie has been with The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre since the beginning, starting as a practice Dietitian the moving into the role of Practice Manager in September 2008.

Dr Harry Unglik

Dr Harry Unglik

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.G.P., F.A.S.M.F., F.S.Dr.A.

Harry co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 1993. He is a highly experienced Sports Doctor and General Practitioner with over 45 years experience.

Roger Moore

Roger Moore

B.App.Sci (Physio.) B.Sc.(Hons) M.A.P.A.

Roger co-founded The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in February 1993. He is a highly experienced Physiotherapist with over 35 years of experience in private practice.

Chris Petropoulos

Chris Petropoulos

B.App.Sc.(Pod), M.A.Pod.A,. A.A.P.S.M.

Chris commenced at The Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre in September 1993. He has over 30 years experience and is well known for his thorough management of musculoskeletal and biomechanical injuries.