Tooronga Podiatry

Meet our team

Simon Adam

Principal Podiatrist

Simon has over 19 years’ experience as a Podiatrist in Australia and the UK and holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Podiatry.

Simon is dedicated to providing excellent, personalised podiatry services, and prides himself on his professional but down-to-earth approach to patient care.

With a career spanning over 19 years, Simon has worked in both public and private healthcare settings in Australia and the UK.

After completing his undergraduate Bachelor of Podiatry degree at La Trobe University, Simon moved to the United Kingdom. He worked in the National Health Service (NHS) at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospitals Trust and consulted privately at South West Podiatry in London. He also completed his Masters (MSc) in Podiatry at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

During his time in the NHS, Simon was the Clinical Lead for Podiatric Biomechanics. He was responsible for a team of podiatrists specialising in running injuries and complex foot and ankle problems, and also provided assistance to the podiatric surgical team. Each year his team consulted on over 8,000 of the most complex cases with referrals from all over London.

In 2014, Simon returned to Melbourne with his young family and worked in private practice and in the community before joining Tooronga Podiatry.

Simon is committed to his own continued professional development and has also supported the development of the podiatry profession by serving as a Director on the Board of the Australian Podiatry Profession (Vic) for 3 years.

Outside of podiatry, Simon enjoyed spending time with his young family and playing sport.

Katherine Duncombe Podiatrist

Katherine Duncombe

Senior Podiatrist

Katherine is a passionate Podiatrist who is committed to supporting patients to achieve their goals.

Katherine holds a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters in Podiatry Practice and completed her studies at La Trobe University.

Having worked in a number of private practice health care settings in Melbourne, Katherine has experience in all aspects of podiatry.

Katherine aims to work alongside patients to reach their own treatment goals.

Outside of podiatry, Katherine enjoys playing competitive netball, spending time with her family and dog, and building her own foundation for the Epworth hospitals.



Lachlan Bowman

Senior Podiatrist

Lachlan is passionate about providing high quality care and committed to creating a comfortable experience for every client.

Lachlan graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of New South Wales.

Lachlan is a compassionate podiatrist who strives to go above and beyond for each client, providing individualised care to help others achieve their short and long-term goals.

With experience in fitting and assessing footwear, Lachlan has developed extensive footwear knowledge, enabling him to confidently recommend shoes to suit the needs of each client.

During his spare time, Lachlan enjoys travelling to Tasmania to visit family, playing golf and basketball with friends and taking day trips to the beach for a surf.

Lachlan Bowman Podiatrist
Milly Fethers

Milly Fethers

Reception / Administration

Milly is friendly and exceptionally well organised, dedicated to providing Tooronga Podiatry patients with an excellent customer experience.Β 

Jeanette Damen


Jeanette has been providing foot care to her patients in Malvern for over 25 years and is well-equipped to treat your foot and ankle problems.

In 1980, Jeanette completed her podiatry studies at the South Australian Institute of Technology. Jeanette moved to Melbourne and worked for 5 years at Caulfield Souther Memorial Hospital before starting her own practice in 1985.

When she is not helping patients, Jeanette enjoys craft, cycling, cooking and spending time with her fiends and family.

In 2020, Jeanette announced her retirement from podiatry, we pass on our thanks to her on behalf of all our patients.

Jeanette Damen Podiatrist