Our Clinic

Welcome to Kingston Foot Clinic

With over 60 years of combined experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of foot problems, Kingston Foot Clinic is committed to providing outstanding care for you and your family.

Alicia James

  • PhD, M.Health Sci (Podiatry)
  • Enjoys working with older kids to keep them as active as possible
  • One of seven podiatrists in Australia to have received her Paediatric Credentials by the Australian Podiatry Association
  • Endorsed Prescriber

Alicia seriously likes to keep busy and engaged in the podiatry profession, even though she has a very active young man at home. She is a past director and past President of the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic) and a recipient of the Jennifer O'Meara Award. She has previously been the chair of the Victorian Paediatrc Podiatry Special Interest Group a number of times.

She started working in Kingston Foot Clinic in 2008 and also works in senior management in the public sector. She has published extensively on heel pain in children and really enjoys working with older kids to keep them as active as possible.

Cylie Williams

  • PhD, M.Health Sci (Health Education and Promotion)
  • Experienced in treating and assessing children in both public and private health settings
  • One of the first podiatrists in Australia to receive her Paediatric Podiatry Credential from the Australian Podiatry Association
  • Current Chair of the Podiatry Board of Australia

Cylie has tried to escape podiatry a number of times by heading into management roles but always keeps coming back because she loves working with families too much. She has also remained active in the podiatry profession, was the past vice president of the A.Pod.A (Vic) board and now is the Chair of the Podiatry Board of Australia.

Cylie really enjoys cuddling babies, playing with toddlers and just making assessments fun and engaging. She has a very special interest in toe walking gait and is currently a leading researcher in this area. When not at Kingston Foot Clinic, she is a senior research fellow at Monash University and adjunct research fellow at the University of South Australia.

Simone Cranage

  • General Podiatrist, with interests in sports medicine and paediatrics
  • Joined Kingston Foot Clinic in 2010 as a new graduate and has stayed ever since!
  • Held a chair position on the Paediatrics Special Interest Group (APodA Vic)

Simone is our crazy athlete, if she is limping, it is because she was running, riding or generally doing something very fast! Simone is one of our great generalist podiatrists. She works in the public sector in a children’s team. At Kingston Foot Clinic she provides care to every age group; diabetes assessment, sports injuries, and general foot.

She also has an interest in injury prevention, obtaining her Level 1 Sports Trainers Certificate. Simone has recently gone back to uni and doing a research degree about children's walking and footwear in addition to undertaking her Paediatric Credential. Thankfully, she likes to keep busy too.

Caitlin Topham

  • Our Dance Podiatrist!
  • Joined Kingston Foot Clinic after 4 years of full time work with the Australian Ballet
  • Has worked closely with all of Australia's leading dance shoe providers

Caitlin can twirl like no tomorrow. Everything she does shows her posture and experience as a dancer. She has experience in all areas of podiatry but coordinates a dedicated dance podiatry service for pre-pointe assessment, rehabilitation, shoe advice/modification, and general foot care for dancers. She can provide excellent coordinated care with your teachers and other health care specialists to keep you or your child dancing.

Melissa Towns

  • Our resident receptionist!

She is our star practice manager and keeps us all in line. She is the first to open a door for patients, hold a baby, call you a taxi or help out when a podiatrist calls out "MEL!!!"

If you need to know anything about the clinic, our services or need an appointment. Just call or email and Melissa will help you and ensure your podiatrists knows exactly what you need.

Camilla Phillips

Camilla graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice. She completed her graduate year at Merri Health working within a multidisciplinary team treating elderly, paediatrics, people living with chronic diseases and diabetes, refugees and many individuals where English is a second language. Camilla has previously worked at Active Feet, a Podiatry based running store for over 4 years. She has experience in fitting footwear and has a thorough knowledge of the effects that footwear can have on the feet and lower limbs of all populations. Camilla now works across both the public and private sectors. Camilla has a love for sport and has competed internationally and for the Victorian Rowing team and still has a strong interest in rowing. Outside of Podiatry, Camilla has lived in London and China and enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves travelling, running, supporting the Tigers and relaxing down the beach.

Camilla works at Cheltenham on Mondays. 3 things that make me want to come and work as a Podiatrist: 1. Camilla loves helping people and Podiatry allows her to provide immediate relief to patients to move closer towards their goal 2. Camilla has a keen interest in athletes of all ages and general podiatry 3. Camilla enjoys all aspects of Podiatry, she also has a strong interest in diabetes and wound management. Favourite travel destination: Uepi Island, Solomon Islands