Mr Michael Strintzos
Physiotherapist, Financial and Business Development Director
Clinics: St Albans, Hoppers Crossing, Geelong
Michael is the Finance and Business Development Director of Advance Healthcare responsible for the financial, marketing and expansion aspects of the business.
Michael is also the Team Leader of the St Albans, Hoppers Crossing and Geelong multi-disciplinary Pain Management programs (WorkSafe & TAC's preferred provider of Pain Management services). As part of this role Michael oversees a Team of Pain Physicians, Psychologists and Physiotherapists in a comprehensive rehabilitation program for patients with complex chronic pain.
Dr Malcolm C-Ong
Emergency & Trauma Medicine Consultant
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Consultant
Pain Management and Rehabilitation Consultant
MBBS (Hons), BMedSc, FSCEMS, FRCPFFOEM, FRANZCUCM, MACCAEP(MA)
Clinics; St Albans, Hoppers Crossing, Geelong
Malcolm joined the team in 2012 and brings high level knowledge, experience and skills in the management of acute, sub-acute and chronic conditions including injuries and traumas as well as complex persistent pain. He trained at Monash University in 1989 and graduated with honours before doing further postgraduate training in various disciplines, both locally and abroad. He provides medical services as an Occupational and Environmental Medicine Consultant and specialises in Workcover / TAC / RTW. He has a special interest in medico-legal practitioner cases and workplace injuries in his role as an Acute Injury Management Specialist (AIMS). He also consults as one of the Pain Management Program and Rehabilitation Program Physicians for Advance Healthcare.
Malcolm also does extensive work in various tertiary, base and peripheral hospital Emergency Departments as an Accident and Emergency & Trauma Medicine VMO, with his experience in over 40 hospitals around Australia, and performs Emergency Retrieval Services for several institutions. His past and present appointments include Expert Witness code for Victorian and South Australian Law courts, teaching and lecturing at University of Singapore and SGH / Raffles Hospital in his capacity as Associate Professor and Research Fellow. He has added interest in Preventative Medicine and Health Promotion and is assisting the development and implementation of such colleges in South East Asia, for the betterment of future medicine in third world and developing countries.
Outside medicine, he has a keen interest and participation in co-curricular activities including Life Surfing Torquay, Canadian Swim Team, Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia, cultures & arts, political history, interior design architecture, travel and epicure. Malcolm describes himself as competent, diligent, caring and approachable, and down to earth and believes a good sense of humour is the best medicine of all.
David graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2000. He has worked primarily in the field of chronic pain ever since. His passion for delivering quality evidence based physiotherapy led him to completing a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2013. In addition, David is due to finish a Post Graduate Certificate in Pain Management from the University of Sydney in 2016.
David has lived in Geelong and worked with the Corio Bay Health Group for the past 10 years.
In addition to his Clinical role, David also works as a physiotherapy consultant to the TAC one day a week.
BPsych., BExSci, Grad Dip (Psych), MAppPsych ,MAPS, COSEP, MIACN(Cert).
Stephen has been working as a registered psychologist in both private practice
and also with the Maribyrnong Sports Academy for the past six years. Stephen’s
private practice is located within two physiotherapy clinics and has worked with
many clients on areas such as injury recovery, pain management, stress
management, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, and post traumatic
Stephen incorporates a range of approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Person Centred Therapy and Neuropsychotherapy. Stephen is also a certified Clinical Neuropsychotherapy Practitioner accredited with the International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy (IACN) and enjoys
integrating a brain-based approach in consultations. Stephen has a special interest in sport and exercise psychology.
Clinic: St Albans, Hoppers Crossing, Geelong
Tyson graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology from James Cook University in 2009. He has worked as a psychologist in both psychiatric (inpatient and outpatient) and forensic (community and prison) settings. Tyson’s clinical abilities include performing comprehensive psychological assessment, consultancy, risk management and the treatment of a wide range of mental health difficulties.