Meet Our Team

Jeremy Lefort - Podiatrist near Blackburn
Jeremy Lefort

Principal Podiatrist

Jeremy is our principal podiatrist with extensive experience working in the healthcare sector having completed degrees in both Podiatry (Hons) and Nursing with his honors thesis on Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain).

A member of the Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Podiatry Board of Australia and Sports Medicine Australia, Jeremy specialises in the diagnosis and management of chronic and acute musculoskeletal conditions affecting the foot and ankle, such as Heel Pain and Achilles Tendon Injuries, offering treatment options considered to be at the forefront of podiatry.

Jeremy’s skill set enables him to treat a vast array of conditions affecting the foot, ankle and lower limb with treatments ranging from the more simple skin and nail management to the more advanced such as tendon and ligament injection therapy, nerve injections, orthotics and dry needling. Jeremy also has a keen interest in Sports Podiatry, treating the weekend warriors as well as the more serious competitor in sports such as basketball, football, track and feild and netball.

Jeremy regularly attends interstate and overseas conferences and workshops to update his knowledge and skills.

Jeremy is married and has three beautiful daughters.  He is a passionate surfer, regularly getting in a sneaky quick pre-work session, and making Sunday morning breakfast for his family – mainly because that is the only time his wife will let him into the kitchen!!

Antoni Podiatrist near Vermont
Antoni Caserta


Antoni has been with Lefort Podiatry since 2011 after graduating from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Podiatry degree. In addition, he is currently undergoing a PhD via Monash University to better understand the lower limb profile of children that toe walk.

Antoni is currently the Chair of the Paediatric Special Interest Group for the Australian Podiatry Association (VIC). He has presented numerous times at Australian Podiatry Association Victorian State Conferences and Special Interest Groups. He was the 2014 winner of the Jennifer O’Meara Memorial Award for outstanding achievement for a young podiatrist

Antoni has a special interest in Sports podiatry, having been an accomplished young athlete himself, he is fast establishing himself within local sporting groups. He currently treats football players within the Eastern Football League as well as junior and senior players of local basketball and netball teams.

He is also our resident Paediatric Podiatrist, currently working in a public capacity for Monash Health in their paediatric gait clinic and undergoing his specialization of paediatric podiatry.

Antoni is proficient in advanced podiatric treatments including prolotherapy, dry needling, shockwave, joint mobilisation and orthotic prescription enabling him to treat common sports related injuries and complaints such as Heel Pain, Stress Fractures and Achilles Tendon Pain.
Antoni is a member of the Podiatry Board of Australia and Sports Medicine Australia.

Antoni is currently available for consultations at our Forest Hill clinic on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Brianna High


Brianna graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor in Health Science and Master of Podiatric practice. Brianna is passionate about all aspects of podiatry but has a particular interest in the assessment and management of lower limb injuries and is the consultant Podiatrist for both Melbourne Mavericks netball team and Melbourne City women’s soccer team. Brianna has also worked in the public sector treating the “high risk foot” of patients with Diabetes and ulcers.

Brianna has an extensive and advanced skill set to treat her patients including dry needling, injection therapies, shockwave therapy, orthotics and laser therapy, in addition to excellent general foot care and wound management.

Brianna is currently available for consultations at our Forest Hill clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays

Ellie Vandestadt


Ellie graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor in health Science and Master of Podiatric practice. Ellie enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and has a comprehensive skills et to manage both simple and complex foot, ankle and lower limb complaints. Ellie’s skill set includes, general foot care, wound management, fungal nail therapy (PACT), and musculoskeletal therapies such as dry needling, laser and orthotic management.


Rachael Harewood

Reception Coordinator

Rachael is our friendly, professional face greeting you at the reception desk on Monday to Wednesday.

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