Lauren Robinson the owner director and senior podiatrist of By the Bay Podiatry has been living and working on the Mornington Peninsula since 2007 and starting her own business in 2015. She is highly experienced in all aspects of Podiatry has a keen interest in sports medicine and paediatrics. Growing up in Gippsland then moving to the Mornington Peninsula from Melbourne she enjoys numerous hobbies of all kinds including most sports and love staying active playing netball, doing clinical Pilates and weight training, and enjoys walking regularly with her dog Rex.
Rhys is an enthusiastic and experienced Podiatrist, who graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice.
Rhys has developed a specialist interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of lower limb injuries of the foot and ankle. His strong focus on mobility and strength have allowed him to incorporate a holistic approach into your treatment. Whether it be the creation of customised orthotics, development of mobility, or improvement of strength and stabilisation, Rhys will have you achieving your goals in no time.
Having previous experience in the Public Hospital Podiatry system, Rhys also has the skills to manage Diabetic Foot complications and undertake neurovascular assessments. Furthermore, Rhys enjoys the invaluable improvements in symptoms, from treating painful corns and problematic ingrown toenails. If Rhys isn’t in the clinic, he is either out fishing on the bay, having a hit of golf, or supporting his beloved St Kilda Football Club.
Natalie graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice in 2018. During her Masters studies Natalie treated a variety of patients at Peninsula Health, Monash Health and the Austin Hospital. Natalie is a friendly and caring podiatrist who provides a personal and thorough podiatry treatment. She is interested in all aspects of podiatry including diabetic foot care, musculoskeletal injuries, ingrown toenails and general podiatry treatment. Natalie is actively involved in the community by annually volunteering for the Oxfam Trailwalker and disabled surfing association. In her spare time, Natalie enjoys catching up with friends and family at local Mount Martha beach and Main Street shops.
Skye Work - Practice Manager
Bethany Leach - Receptionist
Dianne Leach - Receptionist
We accept all major health insurance and government management plans.
You do not need a doctors referral to make an appointment at By the Bay Podiatry. Most private health funds cover Podiatric services and orthotics under their ancillary tables.
By the Bay Podiatry accepts Enhanced Primary Care Plans "EPC", Team Care Arrangement or chronic disease management plan which is a set up by your doctor through Medicare. There is a gap payment of $15 for an initial consult and $7 for follow up consults. Consult with your GP to find out whether you would be eligible for this scheme.
For return service men and women or DVA patients whether on a gold or white card need to obtain a doctors referral for their appointments and other services we can provide to be claimed under the Department of Veteran affairs.
We also accept work cover, TAC and NDIS health scheme patients.