Allied Health Services

Allied Health Services

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, Ashwini Bhat, Craig Wallis and Daniel Payne

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 – Julian Hinvest, MAud(Hons), MAudSA(CCP)Julian Hinvest has over 15 years of clinical experience as an audiologist in both public and private clinics in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  Julian holds a Masters of Audiology degree from the University of Auckland.

He is  a full member of the Audiological Society of Australia and maintains his practising certificate.  He is also an accredited audiologist for the Commonwealth Hearing Service Program and Worksafe Victoria.

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

Ms Tara Griffin, 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.  Appointments are available on Mondays and Wednesdays.

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.

Both therapists work with, children adolescents, adults & (Tara) couples.

Appointments Monday & Wednesday & Fridays  please call 9742 7988.

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

Kelly Conte –  Accredited Practicing Dietician

Kelly graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Science degree and furthered her education by attaining a Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Deakin University in 2003.  In the last 12 years, Kelly has had experience in hospitals, nursing homes and has worked in private practice.  As an Accredited Dietician, Kelly can tailor a diet plan to help patients manage a whole range of conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, weight management, food intolerances and allergies.  Kelly has a special interest in paediatric, maternal and aged care nutrition.

For more information about this service, please call 0412 963 614 or visit  to make an appointment.