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Simone Clark

PO Box 465, Rosebud VIC 3939

Phone (03) 5985 7776 (Rye clinic)



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Jane Hughes

PO Box 465, Rosebud VIC 3939

Phone (03) 5985 7776 (Rye clinic)


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Allied Health & Specialists

The are a number of on-site allied health professionals who provide specialist allied health services consulting from South Coast Medical; such as Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Dietetics, Audiology and Diabetes Education.  

Podiatrist Rye

Elton Medell


Clinic location: Rye

Tues & Wed

Elton Medell is an experienced New Zealand trained Podiatrist who is registered with AHPRA.

Since qualifying, Elton has held contracts with two Primary Health Organisations in New Zealand and managed nine clinics. He also provided podiatric treatment to clients registered to Arthritis New Zealand.

Elton is currently employed in the Public Health Care Sector and also works at a Private Practice. He has a passion for managing clients who present with diabetic foot complications

Please note: Elton does not consult patients under the age of 17

Elton is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rye clinic

Brenton West Podiatrist Mornington Peninsula

Brenton West


Clinic location: Rosebud (alternate Saturdays)

Brenton is an experienced Podiatrist who has been providing podiatry services to the local community for several years. Brenton has a broad breadth of knowledge in his field with experience in many hospitals and as a consultant educator for Queensland Health. He is available on alternate Saturdays at Capel Sound

Brenton is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rosebud clinic

Jodie Read Dietitian Mornington Peninsula

Jodie Read


Clinic location: Rye

Jodie is an experienced dietitian specialising in weight loss, chronic disease prevention and management, sport and fitness nutrition, pregnancy and maternal health and food allergies and intolerance. Jodie uses evidenced based practice as well as practical skills to reach your goals. Jodie believes knowing how much is enough and what your body needs to be at its best. Jodie is an accredited practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist with the Dietitians Association of Australia.

Jodie is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rye clinic.

Tele Demetrious Physiotherapist

Tele Demetrious


Clinic location: Rosebud

(Monday & Friday)

Tele is a respected physiotherapist with 16 years  of clinical experience in all aspects of musculoskeletal physiotherapy.  Tele completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree with honours at Melbourne University in 2001 and now has expertise in sports, spinal, post-operative and general injuries and is a world leader in online patient education.

Tele is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rosebud clinic.

Sam Shaw physiotherapist

Samantha Shaw


Clinic location: Rye

(Tuesday & Thursday)

Sam is an experienced physiotherapist who enjoys helping patients achieve their health goals and move well.

She uses a range of treatment techniques from hands on manual techniques, joint mobilisations, active rehabilitation and lifestyle advice to reduce pain, and improve function.

Sam is trained in dry needling for pain relief and physiotherapy for women's health (patients with incontinence, mild prolapse and pregnancy related disorders, eg. PGP. Performs basic pelvic floor assessments to check pelvic floor strength and assist with pelvic floor training)

Sam is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rye clinic.

Lynda Ledger Diabetes Educator Mornington Peninsula

Lynda Ledger

Diabetes Educator

Clinic location: Rosebud (Wednesday)

Qualifications: RN, Nurse Immuniser, Credentialed Diabetes Educator, PAP Provider

Lynda is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rosebud clinic.

Teegan Kelley Ayana Psychology Services

Teegan Kelley

Ayana Psychology Services


B.Arts (Psych), Grad Dip (Psych), Adv EMDR

Clinic location: Rye (Mon/Wed/Thurs)

Teegan - Ayana Psychology Services Ayana Psychology Website 

Teegan is a registered psychologist and is also an EMDR Therapist. Her treatment is specifically tailored to individual needs.  Teegan has extensive experience working with teenagers and adults on a wide range of psychological problems including; trauma, anxierty disorders, stress management, depression, grief and loss and workplace issues.

Teegan's area of special interest and developed expertise is in the treatment of anxiety and trauma related disorders, including PTCD, complex trauma and dissociative disorders.

Teegan has advanced level training in EMDR therapy.  She also uses cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Bookings can be made directly with Teegan

 Sam Exercise Physiologist Pace Health Management

Margaret Loffler Psychologist Mornington Peninsula

Margaret Loffler

Clinical Psychologist – Family Counselling and Hypnotherapy

Clinic location: Dromana (Thursday)

Margaret has over 30 years of experience as a counselling psychologist.

Margaret Loffler Website

Margaret believes on working in a collaborative relationship with her patients.

Margaret works with individuals, couples and families, using therapeutic techniques to work with an individuals cognitive, emotional and social experiences. 

Margaret works with patients experiencing anxiety disorders, depression and stress, separation and divorce, relationship challenges, loss and grief, post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, anger management, life transitions and a range of other issues.

Margaret is also an experienced hypnotherapist.

Bookings can be made directly with Margaret



Dr David Blusztein Cardiologist


Emma Heale audiologist rye

Emma Heale

Hear and Clear Care


Bach Health Sci & Master of Clinical Audiology

Clinic location: Rye (Friday)

Emma is an audiologist with her own independent, locally-owned private practice, Hear and Clear Care. Emma graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Clinical Audiology.

Emma specialises in hearing health checks, comprehensive hearing assessments, hearing aid consultations, ear wax removal and custom-made ear plugs.

Emma is passionate about building long-lasting relationships and guiding people along their hearing care journey.  Emma always spends the time to get to know her clients, their interests and their communication needs. Emma stays up to date with the latest professional development through her memberships with Audiology Australia, Hearing Business Alliance and other professional bodies.

If you'd like to make an appointment with Emma, please visit the online booking portal at or call them on 03 9822 0719


Sam Thomas

Exercise Physiologist

Clinic location: Rosebud


Sam has been practicing as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with PACE Health Management on the Mornington Peninsula for the past 4 years following completion of his studies in a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University in 2019.

As an Exercise Physiologist, Sam specialises in chronic disease management, using evidence based clinical exercise prescription to help improve the overall health and wellbeing of clients.

Sam works with a range of conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, neurological conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and weight management.

 If you’d like to make an appointment with Sam, please contact PACE Health Management on (03) 5973 6109 or visit their website at Pace Health Management for more information about their services.

Sam is an independent practitioner consulting from the Rosebud clinic.

Dr David Blusztein

General & Interventional Cardiologist

Clinic location: Rye


Dr David Blusztein is a general and interventional cardiologist with an expertise in management of valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction. He has completed prestigious overseas fellowships in Structural Heart Disease at Columbia University Medical Center in New York (2021-2023) and the University of California, San Francisco (2020-2021), where he also trained in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD). Prior to these, Dr. Blusztein completed a two-year interventional cardiology fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (2018-2020).


He has vast experience in performing coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve interventions (including MitraClip/TriClip), PFO closures, ASD closures and LAA occlusion. Dr Blusztein is passionate about a minimally-invasive approach to his cardiac interventions where possible.

Dr Blusztein has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He is an invited speaker at Cardiovascular Research Foundations Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) and Transcatheter Valve Therapies (TVT) conferences and has presented at many international cardiology conferences. He is currently working at Monash Health/Victorian Heart Hospital as well as Cabrini Hospital.

For referrals to Dr Blusztein please contact your GP.  Appointments for consultations can then be made via the Rye reception on 59857776.

Dr Blusztein is an independent contractor consulting from the Rye clinic