Chantel Rabusin
B. Health Sciences (Hons) Master of Podiatric Practice, PhD (candidate) MApodA (Vic)

Principal podiatrist

Professional Memberships: Australian Podiatry Association (Vic), Australasian Academy of Podiatry Sports Medicine, Golden Key International Honour Society, Alzheimer’s Australia, Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

Chantel Rabusin graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice. She successfully completed her Honours project, titled ‘An investigation of the relationships between foot posture, footprints, and 3D scans in children aged eight to 12 years’ after displaying a special interest in treating children and musculoskeletal conditions. Chantel is currently undertaking her PhD related to mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy.  Chantel has also completed Certificate III in Pathology, Clarks Footwear Assessment, Ulcer Strategies and Falls Prevention Strategies Certificates and Dry Needling (GEMT).

Chantel has worked in the private sector where she has developed competence in providing management and rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal conditions and treating range of paediatric foot complications.

Chantel has a special interest in paediatrics and enjoys providing all her patients with quality care. In Chantel’s spare time she enjoys cooking and spending time with her twin boys.

Joe Henderson
B. Podiatry 

Associate podiatrist

Joe graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2014 with a Bachelor of Podiatry. He has spent the last 5 years consulting in private practice in the Newcastle and greater Newcastle region. Throughout that time, Joe developed an in-depth understanding of all aspects of podiatry. Joe is enthusiastic about the variety of scope of podiatry offers; whether it be nail surgery or general foot care, removing painful calluses and corns, assessing and treating foot and leg pain or performing comprehensive Diabetic foot assessments on his patients. Joe has undertaken further training and is qualified in performing Dry Needling, Prolotherapy Injections, as well as Shockwave Therapy, all of which are effective tools for the treatment and management of soft tissue and joint pain in the foot, ankle and leg. Joe takes an enthusiastic and thoughtful approach to developing a treatment plan to suit each of his patients.

Outside of the clinic, Joe keeps his skills updated by participating in regular podiatric training and attends annual conferences to further develop his clinical skills and remain up to date with the latest podiatry treatments. Joe also regularly supervises students in the clinic and was volunteering at the Matthew Talbot centre in Woolloomooloo’s medical clinic. Joe has recently made the move to Melbourne and is enjoying all that the city has to offer.
Areas of Interest – Ingrown toe nails, Nail Surgery, Diabetes management, General Foot Care, Biomechanics and Foot Pain, Dry Needling and Shockwave Therapy

Simon Zammit
B.Podiatry, MApodA (Vic)

Associate podiatrist

Simon graduated in 2011 from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Podiatry. He has since worked as a podiatrist in the South Gippsland region and Melbourne.

Simon enjoys applying his experience and knowledge of the lower limb so that his patients can achieve optimal foot health and improve their quality of life. He is proficient in many areas of podiatry including dry needling and orthotic therapy, ingrown toenail management/surgery, children’s feet, diabetic foot management and general nail and skin care. Simon prides himself on providing a friendly, thorough and professional podiatry service, and works hard to ensure that every patient feels truly valued and care for.

Simon grew up in Inverloch and moved to Gisborne in early 2020. When not working, he enjoys family time, walking his dog Gus, following the footy and general fitness.

Debra Rabusin
Reception/ Administration

Debra is an enthusiastic and friendly receptionist with an extensive background in front-desk service and accounting. Debra has working as a receptionist at Melbourne Podiatry Group for the past few years.

When Debra is not working she enjoys physical activity and spending time with her family including her four grandchildren.

Please contact Melbourne Podiatry Group on 1300 650 293 or use our online booking system to make an appointment today.