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Our Staff

Damien Rossato - Owner/Podiatrist

IMG 0103Having graduated in 1995, Damien worked for 2 years in the hospital system before establishing North East Podiatry in Wangaratta. Over the years Damien has seen North East Podiatry grow into a high class podiatry group servicing Wangaratta, Benalla and Yarrawonga.

"Being a born and bred Myrtleford boy, I have a true love for the area and its surrounds. Over the years, I have developed a great repore with many of my patients and gain great satisfaction when they have the confidence to refer family and friends to our practice." 

Katie Tink - Podiatrist

IMG 8168Katie completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2009. After working in Mackay, Katie relocated to be closer to her family and friends and commenced work at North East Podiatry in mid 2010. Katie has recently completed a lower limb dry needling course in Melbourne. She now practices out of our Wangaratta and Yarrawonga practices.

"Podiatry is very rewarding and provides tremendous satisfaction, realising the difference you can make in enabling patients a better quality of life, by assisting with pain reduction."

Alyce Currie - Owner/Podiatrist

IMG 8164Alyce completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Podiatry, Honours) at Charles Sturt University in 2010 and commenced working at North East Podiatry in early 2011. Alyce was born and bred in Benalla and loves the country people and lifestyle.

"I really enjoy working at the three practices that form North East Podiatry. It has a professional and friendly environment that our patients have come to enjoy. It brings me great satisfaction when my patients leave happy with the treatment and advice that they have just received."

Kim Rossato - Practice Manager

IMG 8170Kim commenced working at North East Podiatry in 2003 as a part time receptionist and after completing her family in 2006, now works as the Practice Manager of the clinics three sites in Wangaratta, Benalla and Yarrawonga.

"North East Podiatry is a growing practice which I am pleased to be a part of. I enjoy working with the patients and podiatrists in this warm environment and enjoy the challenges that I face with an ever expanding business. I look forward to providing our patients with the quality service they have come to expect."

Andrew Carter - Podiatrist

IMG 8159Andy completed his studies (Bachelor of Podiatry) at La Trobe University in 2011 where he then relocated to Torquay. Andy has since worked in all aspects of podiatry ranging from high end professional athletes to paediatrics and general care. Special interests within podiatry include biomechanical assessments and running related injuries. He has previously worked in a podiatry based shoe store focusing on footwear gait analysis in relation to orthotics among some of Melbourne's leading podiatrists.

Outside of podiatry Andy enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding and long romantic walks on the beach.

Emily Rodd - Podiatrist

IMG 3767Emily completed her Bachelor of Podiatry at Charles Sturt University Albury in 2014. Emily was born and bred in Wagga Wagga on a rural property and relocated for university studies.

"I enjoy working in the Wangaratta and Yarrawonga clinics, meeting and building relationships with rural people. North East Podiatry care about people's health and strive to provide the best service."

Lexie Sandral - Podiatrist

IMG 8136Lexies a great chick who makes the whole company smile.

Alyssa Marshall - Podiatrist

IMG 1159Alyssa completed her Bachelor of Podiatry at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2015. Originally from Sydney, she relocated to commence her studies and has happily remained in the area. Alyssa has a keen interest in improcing patient foot health through all areas of podiatry to ensure her patients are happy, pain-free and functioning to the best of their ability. Outside of work Alyssa enjoys skiing, hiking, travelling and exploring the North East region.

"North East Podiatry has enabled me to meet and provide quality care to the patients of the Wangaratta and Benalla clinics. I have enjoyed getting to know my patients and positively impacting upon their quality of life through holistic foot care."

Emma Darker - Podiatrist

IMG 1149Emma completed a Beachelor of Podiatry at Charles Sturt University in 2015. She relocated to Albury for University from her home town of Boort. Outside work, Emma loves getting home to help out on the family farm, playing netball and basketball.

"I enjoy working as a member of this friendly, professional team at North East Podiatry providing footcare to those in need".

Ainslee Dowling - Head Receptionist

IMG 8146Ainslee grew up in Wangaratta and began her relationship with North East Podiatry during her Gap Year in 2011. Ainslee then contunued to work part time whilst at University and after a change in heart, returned to the area permanently in June 2013 and has been at North East Podiatry ever since.

Outside of work, Ainslee enjoys playing netball and socialising with family and friends.