Our team

Jessica Johnston (nee Pell)

B. Pod GradCert.DiabEd

Principal Podiatrist

Professional Memberships: Australian Podiatry Association (Vic), Australian Wound Management Association, Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, Diabetes Australia (Vic), Australian Diabetes Educators Association (Vic)

Jessica graduated from LaTrobe University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Podiatry. After growing up in Essendon and attending local primary and secondary schools she was committed to continuing her professional career in the area.

Jessica has worked in the community health sector where she developed strong skills in the area of chronic condition management and also in a public hospital where she dealt with serious foot complications. Jessica completed post graduate qualifications through Curtin University in Western Australia in the field of ”Diabetes Education” in 2012, and is now studying for a Masters of Business Administration (Health) at Australian Catholic University.

Jessica has a special interest in preventing foot complications in patients with Diabetes. She enjoys all other aspects of Podiatry including Gerontology, Sports and Paediatrics.

Jessica is a Director on the board of the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic.) and a holds the position of Vice- President. She has recently was invited to complete the ‘Health Sector Leadership Program’ with Leadership Victoria.

Jessica is currently working reduced hours to enable her to spend time with her two young children,

Rachel Di Vincenzo

B.HSc M.PodPrac MAPodA

Associate Podiatrist

Professional Memberships: Australian Podiatry Australia (Vic), Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.

Rachel graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Heath Science and Master of Podiatric Practice in 2014.

Rachel spends her week working across both the private and community health sectors where she has developed strong skills in managing chronic conditions.

Rachel has also grown up in the Essendon area, attending local primary and secondary schools. She has a commitment to delivering high quality care to her patients in the area.

Rachel is experienced in all aspects of podiatry but has a special interest in Diabetic foot care and managing sports injuries. She also has a wealth of experience in footwear, as she previously worked for ‘The Athletes Foot’. She is able to provide advice and recommendations for appropriate footwear for any foot condition. Rachel has completed the necessary training to be able to administer ‘Dry Needling’ which can be helpful in musculoskeletal complaints.