Podiatry

The Podiatry Department at Monash Children’s Hospital specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Patients are seen either as inpatients or in the outpatient setting.

Phone: (03) 8572 3003

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Expertise and Services

Monash Health provides Podiatry services to Monash Children’s Hospital patients both in an acute setting within our hospitals and in the community.

Podiatry services

The Podiatry team at Monash Children’s Hospital treat conditions including those resulting from bone and joint disorders, soft tissue and muscular pathologies as well as neurological and circulatory disease. Podiatrists are also able to diagnose and treat any complications which affect the lower limb and they play an important role in maintaining mobility.

Information for patients and families

Visit the Australian Podiatry Association website: https://www.podiatry.org.au/

Referrals

Monash Children’s Hospital Acute Podiatry service only accepts referrals from within Monash Health. Referrals can be made via EMR for inpatients and SMR e-Referrals for outpatients.

Community Referrals

Phone: 1300 3 iCARE (1300 342 273), Option 4
Email: MHCAccess@monashhealth.org

Child and Family Program in the Community
The Child and Family Team at Monash Health Community provide allied health services to children.

For more information, contact childandfamilyprogram@monashhealth.org.

Youth and Family Program
The Youth and Family team at Monash Health Community provides quality health services to vulnerable and marginalized young people and their families.

For more information, contact youthtriage@monashhealth.org.

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