Tel: 9579 3866 | Fax: 9579 2220

82 Mackie Road
Bentleigh East 3165

Podiatry Services at Mackie Road Clinic, Bentleigh East

Podiatric services at Mackie Road Clinic range from care of skin and nails through to the management of medical conditions affecting feet such as diabetes and inflammatory disorders.

Mr Robert Covan is a podiatrist practising at Mackie Road Clinic. Robert is a graduate of La Trobe University and trained at a number of Victorian tertiary public hospitals. He holds a Masters in Podiatric Practice as well as a Masters of Health Administration and has extensive experience in health care. Robert works closely with your GP and allied health team to optimise your care and wellbeing.

Robert provides the following podiatry services:

  • General treatment including nail and skin care, corn and callus removal
  • Wart treatment
  • Biomechanical assessment
  • Foot/Footwear assessments
  • Orthotic assessments
  • Management of foot pain
  • Diabetic foot assessments


Private Fees(a referral is usually not required for private patients)

Consultation type


Initial individual consultation


Standard review consultation


 Medicare Rebates

If you suffer from a chronic condition (e.g. diabetes) you may be eligible for a General Practice Management Plan (GPMP) and a team care arrangement (TCA). Your GP may choose to refer you to Podiatry services where under your TCA this service is bulked billed and no out of pocket expenses are incurred for the consultation.

Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA)

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and gold card holders will be bulk billed if eligible and no out of pocket expenses incurred for the consultation. If you are DVA eligible, please see your GP for appropriate referral.

Private Health Fund Rebates

Individual consultations may be rebateable through your private health fund if podiatric service is included in your cover. The rebate will depend on your level of cover, please call your health fund to determine what rebate you will be entitled too.

Cancellation policy

Please provide 24 hours notice if you are unable to make a scheduled appointment. Failure to do so may incur a cancellation fee.


Our Hours

  • Mon to Fri
  • Saturday
  • Sun/Public holiday
  • By Appointment Only
  • The clinic hours for patients to call us remain the same as before.

Book a Service

  • Childhood Immunisation
  • Skin Cancer Checks
  • Travel Health Advice

About Mackie Road Clinic

Here at Mackie Road Clinic we have been part of the East Bentleigh community for over 60 years, caring for local residents of all ages.


Contact Us

Mackie Road Clinic
ph. (03) 9579 3866
fax.(03) 9579 2220

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