Our Staff

The podiatrists at the Brunswick Foot Clinic regularly attend seminars and conferences to bring you the latest advances in foot care. In response to his ongoing education, our most senior podiatrist Christopher Wheeler, has gained accreditation through the Australasian Podiatry Council and is recognized as an Accredited Podiatrist.

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Podiatrist Brunswick

Allison Fisher

Senior Podiatrist, Dip.Pod.M., M.A.Pod.A.

Allison studied at the Glasgow School of Podiatry, graduating with a Diploma in Podiatric Medicine in 1989. Allison has more than 20 years experience working in both the private and public sectors in London, Edinburgh and for the past 15 years in Melbourne. Allison manages to juggle a busy role working in our clinic whilst being a wonderful mother to her three young children.

Chris Wheeler - Melbourne Podiatrist

Christopher Wheeler

Accredited Snr Podiatrist, B.App.Sc.(Pod.), Grad.Dip.Pod., M.A.Pod.A, Fellow A.A.P.S.M.

Christopher studied podiatry at La Trobe University and graduated in 1984. Chris has more than 30 years experience as a podiatrist and is well known for his success with patients, particularly those with running injuries and complex cases. Chris served on the Council of the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic) for 2 years and in 1988 was appointed editor of the Journal of the Australia Podiatry Council, which later became the Australasian Journal of Podiatric Medicine. Chris serves as an honorary affiliate of the Division of Podiatry for the La Trobe and Charles Sturt Universities. He is also a Fellow of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Chris is a keen runner and wishes he had more time to do same.

Nuala Rooney

Podiatrist, BApp Sc, MPodP

Nuala completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice at La Trobe University. During her university years, Nuala enjoyed working with the teams at Alfred Health in Prahran and Caulfield, with the dynamic community health team of CoHealth and at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow. Nuala has worked closely with patients experiencing a range of common and complex foot conditions in Victorian rural and metropolitan settings.

Nuala is passionate about her work and her focus is on the delivery of high quality, evidence-based foot care. Away from work, Nuala is a keen traveller and hiker whenever the opportunity presents. She has also enjoyed classical and contemporary dance from a young age. Her interest in the study of movement brings related knowledge and experience to her professional life.

Nuala Rooney

Podiatrist, BApp Sc, MPodP

Nuala completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice at La Trobe University. During her university years, Nuala enjoyed working with the teams at Alfred Health in Prahran and Caulfield, with the dynamic community health team of CoHealth and at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow. Nuala has worked closely with patients experiencing a range of common and complex foot conditions in Victorian rural and metropolitan settings.

Nuala is passionate about her work and her focus is on the delivery of high quality, evidence-based foot care. Away from work, Nuala is a keen traveller and hiker whenever the opportunity presents. She has also enjoyed classical and contemporary dance from a young age. Her interest in the study of movement brings related knowledge and experience to her professional life.

Matthew Dilnot

Senior Podiatrist, B.App.Sc.(Pod) Hons

Matt Dilnot is a senior Podiatrist who has been practicing since 1992. He has a wide range of clinical experience starting out as a new graduate specialising in Diabetes research at the Alfred Hospital. Over time he has expanded his practice to include sports medicine, high risk medical care and assisting in complex clinical cases. He still enjoys routine podiatry treatment. Matt is skilled at Keryflex nail restoration.

Matt has been a keen runner for over 30 years and has enjoyed many leisurely runs with Brunswick Foot Clinic owner Chris Wheeler over this time. He has worked at past Olympics and University games with elite athletes.

Matt has an interest in implementing strengthening regimes in the lower limb where possible to improve a faster and more resilient return to normal function. Matt continues to work at the Melbourne Foot Clinic weekly where he has worked for almost 30 years.
Matt is a past President of the Australian Podiatry Association of Victoria, is a supervising clinician at LaTrobe University and is a clinical examiner of current Victorian Podiatry Graduates. Matt is married to Samantha Saill, also a podiatrist, and they have three children.

Damian Cunningham

Senior Podiatrist,  D.Pod.M

Damian Cunningham is a senior podiatrist who has been in practice since 1992. He has enjoyed a
wide range of clinical experiences in the UK and Australia. Damian has expanded his scope of practice over the past 30 years to include diabetic and high risk footcare, sports medicine and podiatric surgery. Damian enjoys all aspects of podiatric practice including general footcare.

Damian has been a keen hockey and volleyball player and has an interest in looking after social and
elite athletes. For almost eight years he owned and ran a successful podiatric practice in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the northeast of England, before moving to Australia in 2000 and starting his own practice in Sydney. Damian also has extensive knowledge in caring for the feet of diabetic and high-risk patients having worked part time at the North Shore Hospital for six years in its high-risk foot department.

In addition to being a full-time member of the Australian Podiatry Association, Damian has associate
membership of the Paediatrics Special Interest Group of the APodA, which complements the special
interest that he has with his young daughter.

Jane Stanford

Practice Manager

Damian Cunningham

Senior Podiatrist

Damian Cunningham is a senior podiatrist who has been in practice since 1992. He has enjoyed a
wide range of clinical experiences in the UK and Australia. Damian has expanded his scope of practice over the past 30 years to include diabetic and high risk footcare, sports medicine and podiatric surgery. Damian enjoys all aspects of podiatric practice including general footcare.

Damian has been a keen hockey and volleyball player and has an interest in looking after social and
elite athletes. For almost eight years he owned and ran a successful podiatric practice in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the northeast of England, before moving to Australia in 2000 and starting his own practice in Sydney. Damian also has extensive knowledge in caring for the feet of diabetic and high-risk patients having worked part time at the North Shore Hospital for six years in its high-risk foot department.

In addition to being a full-time member of the Australian Podiatry Association, Damian has associate
membership of the Paediatrics Special Interest Group of the APodA, which complements the special
interest that he has with his young daughter.

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