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The Team

Who We Are

Mufaiz Rahman- Podiatrist

Mufaiz Rahman


A local of Werribee, Mufaiz is proud to be working locally.

Mufaiz carries an empathetic and caring approach to his work.

He has a very keen interest in sports and sports injuries along with an interest in paediatric foot problems.

Healthcare can come at a cost, but Mufaiz is considerate in all treatments offered and takes personal circumstances into account. Education Bachelor of Applied Science- LaTrobe UniversityMasters of Podiatric Practice- La Trobe UniversityFirst Aid and CPR certificates Memberships Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)

Sarah El Kurdi


Sarah has an interest in treating all population groups, providing diabetic foot assessment and management, nails surgery, treating growing children feet and managing sports/musculoskeletal injury through prevention and treatment. Sarah has skills and knowledge in footwear technologies, selection and fit, where she can advice utilise these skills to guide you on appropriate footwear. Sarah was born and raised in the multi-cultural Western suburbs and to aims give back to the community, helping one foot at a time and getting people back on their feet!

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Tushar Singh- Podiatrist

Tushar Singh


Tushar graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Masters in Podiatric Practice. Upon graduating, Tushar has gained extensive experience across a diverse range of podiatric environments, including working in a high risk foot clinic in Alice Springs. Tushar is a talented tennis player and has been fortunate enough to represent his state and university at multiple tennis tournaments. Tushar’s involvement in tennis exposed him to injury management and rehabilitation which led him to pursue a career in podiatry.
Tushar believes in delivering patient centred care and holds a keen passion for treating musculoskeletal, sports injuries, rheumatological and autoimmune conditions affecting lower limb. He has gained further training and competence in orthoses prescription, dry needling, shockwave, manual therapy of foot mobilisation and manipulation.


Sharyn Narvas

Podiatrist [Maternity Leave]

Sharyn has been with Practical Podiatry since 2017 when she took her final placement whilst in university.

Sharyn is a very caring, gentle and thorough in her work.

Her clients love her ability to listen and obtains a fantastic outcome for her clients.

Sharyn is currently on maternity leave following the birth of her second child.

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Fasheha Bavabahurudeen


Fash is a wonderful new addition to the team, after working in the busy hospital settings and other private practices.

Fash has a wonderful caring nature and is excellent  in deal with clients of all abilities. This enables her to obtain wonderful results with clients who have had difficulty in the past with other health care professionals. She has fantastic skills in working with those of special needs and will ensure a pleasant experience for them and their family.

Maitrey Shankar


Maitrey qualified with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Australia after completing his Bachelor of Biomedicine from the University of Melbourne. 
Maitrey has worked in private practice in Perth for a number of years and comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience. 
He is very thorough in his approach and his clients love how knowledgeable and informative he is.

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Candice Nugara

Practice Manager

Candice is our practice manager extraordinaire. 

She comes with 11 years experience in the medical and allied health field.

Candice's roll is to ensure the smooth running of the clinics and a wonderful client experience.

She has experience in dealing with medicare, DVA, workcover, TAC, NDIS and my aged care.

She is happy to help with any questions you may have.

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