Allied Health Services

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At Medical Centre 291, we offer a range of allied health services, assisting us to provide you with a more holistic approach to your health care.

Visiting Paediatrician – Dr Kevin Dunn, MBBS, FRACP

Dr Dunne has worked as a paediatrician and family doctor in Werribee since 1987. He graduated from the University of Melbourne, and did his paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital. He then completed post-graduate training in developmental medicine at the Seattle Children’s Hospital, before returning to Melbourne in 1986. He has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital since 1986 as the Clinical Director of Rehabilitation. Dr Dunne also works are the Director of Paediatrics at the Werribee Mercy Hospital. Dr Dunne consults out of our practice every Tuesday.

For appointments, please call 9742 7988

Geelong Osteopathic and Healthcare Clinic—Janine Parker, Freddie Pang, Ashwini Bhat, Craig Wallis, Daniel Payne and Chris Zaluski.

Osteopaths treat a wide range of mechanical problems from simple joint strains to more complex problems involving several areas of the body.  Treatment techniques vary depending on the person and the particular problem, although it is quite safe for people of all ages including babies. Appointments are available Monday— Saturday.

For more information on this service, please call 9731 1111

 Foot and Leg Pain Clinic—David Kavanagh, BSc (Hons) Pod, APodA MSMA

David treats all aches and pains of the feet, legs, knees, hips, as well as working with sports and recreational related injuries, assisting with bunions and adolescent growing pains and is equipped to undertake minor surgical procedures.  David is a thorough and caring practitioner, with over 10 years experience.  David is also a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia. Appointments are available on Monday 2pm-8 pm.

For more information, please call 1300 328 300 or visit

APEX Hearing Service – Lida Salerno

Lida Salerno has more than 15 years experience in the audiology field and has a thorough knowledge of the criteria and process for hearing loss claims through workcover.

Lida has a diverse role including helping clientswith their hearing problems, conducting industrial screening tests as well as working in the community.

For more information about this service or to make an appointment, please call 9521 6118.

Psychological Services Group, Psychological Assistance and Counselling for children, adults, individuals, and couplestara header

Ms Tara Griffin is a registered psychologist and Medicare provider.  She is a skilled and experienced practitioner, able to assist with many areas of mental health and well being.  She has also developed particular interests and expertise in health psychology – including weight issues, as well as youth and family problems.

Kim Willcox is a compassionate and client-centred therapist.  She uses evidence based behavioural therapy as well as supportive counselling to assist with a range of issues including depression, social anxiety, stress, self esteem, grief and loss, relationship and personal difficulties.

Rebecca Findlow is a warm and empathic therapist who draws from a broad range of psychotherapeutic approaches to meet the individual needs of each client. Rebecca holds masters degrees in both clinical psychology and marriage and family therapy and is experienced in helping adults and couples with a range of problems, including relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, grief and loss and health concerns, such as coping with chronic pain. Rebecca has a particular interest in working with new mothers and couples who are dealing with the many challenges of becoming parents for the first time

Both Kim and Tara work with children and adolescents.  All 3 psychologists work with adults and both Tara and Rebecca work with couples.

Appointments Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays.

For more information about this service, please call 9742 7988 or visit

We have professional rooms for hire.  For more information, please call the surgery on 9742 7988.