Our Team

BEN HOLLAND 
Director & Podiatrist @ Vic Podiatry Group
During Ben’s AFL career he received podiatric treatment for various foot and ankle issues. Fortunately, the advice, exercises and orthotics the podiatrist provided Ben, enabled him to recover quickly and return to the game. Ben’s positive experiences lead him to pursue a career in podiatry following his retirement from AFL in 2008.
Ben has continued his involvement in AFL by consulting for North Melbourne club and assistant coaching for old Xaviern's. Ben is a keen runner, having completed the New York and Paris marathon and the Great Ocean road half marathon.

Ben is available at Glenferrie sports and spinal in Hawthorn on a Monday and Thursday.
DAN PURDAM
Director & Podiatrist @ Vc Podiatry Group
Dan is an enthusiastic podiatrist who enjoys having the opportunity to help others. He studied a Bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe University and has had experience in a range of settings including hospitals, community health, working with footwear, Orthotic laboratories and private practice.
JANITA ​​BROWN 
Senior Podiatrist
Janita has over 30 years experience in Podiatry. She has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors over her professional life. 
Janita has a particular interest and experience in biomechanics and orthotics and has completed a postgraduate podopediatrics studies at Flinders University.
She offers a full range of podiatry services including dry needling and has also dealt with the high risk foot including diabetes, peripheral vascular disease and arthritic conditions, gait problems and the associated stress put on the back and lower limbs. Janita manages sports injuries,children’s feet ,pronation ,neuroma ,plantar fasciitis and heel pain ,knee pain ,ingrown toenails, fungal nails, corn and callous, warts, tinea and bunions. Janita is a passionate professional who keeps abreast of the latest advances in Podiatry. She is a great believer in evidence based practice to not only treat presenting symptoms but underlying causes as well. Her approach in treatment involves educating ,motivating,  and supporting patients to implement their treatment plans. 
RYAN CORNWALL
Senior Podiatrist
Ryan graduated from Latrobe University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Podiatry.
For the past 5 years he has worked in a variety of settings and these experiences have allowed him to gain knowledge in all aspects of podiatry. He works with diabetes educators, dieticians and GP’s to achieve the best possible outcome for patients.

Ryan is also skilled in working with athletes, focusing on sports injuries and biomechanical assessment as well as treatment and injury prevention.

Ryan is available at Wellness on Wellington: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday once a month.
STEVEN HOLLAND
​Senior Podiatrist
​Steve is an experienced Podiatrist with a wide scope of practice including nail care, diabetes management, orthotic manufacture, injury management and paediatric Podiatry. Steve is passionate about all areas of foot health and knows how important it is to maintain strong and healthy feet. He works closely with the Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and other allied health therapists to ensure a complete resolution to your issues. He is qualified in using SWIFT therapy in the treatment of plantar foot warts, an amazing new treatment that is having astounding success in this area. He see's EPC's, TAC, WC and Private patients. No referral is needed if you are a private patient. 
​MATTHEW FIELDSEND
Senior Podiatrist
Matthew is keen sportsman and Podiatrist who graduated in podiatry from La Trobe University in 2013 with a Masters of Podiatric practice following  a Bachelor of  Science majoring in Anatomy & Physiology. He has  a wonderful knowledge of footwear with his years working at the Athlete's Foot and in the footwear industry. Matt has played elite football with the Casey scorpions and Port Melbourne in the VFL so brings an excellent understanding of the requirements of an athlete. Matt continues his professional development with regular sessions with the Australasian academy of Podiatric sports medicine. Matt also enjoys other areas of Podiatric care including nail surgeries, diabetic and general foot care.
Matt is available at Langton medical centre on Monday, Cranbourne Tuesdays 10-4pm and St Kilda road medical centre on Wednesday.