Dr Mitch Anderson

Dr Mitchell Anderson (MBBS, B.Physio hons, B.Sc hons, Dip. Surg. Anat.) is the director and at Shinbone Medical. Having studied Physiotherapy, Physiology and Anatomy in addition to his medical studies, Mitch is registered as a both a Medical doctor and Physiotherapist. His areas of interest are diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, with a particular interest in musculoskeletal injury. Mitch also consults a broad range of athletes on nutrition, training and bike fit from his unique perspective as a former professional triathlete (12 years) and physiologist

Mitch currently works four sessions a week at Shinbone Medical, with a role as an Assistant Orthopedic Surgeon to four of the Melbourne Orthopedic Group, comprising: Mr Jonothan Bare (Hip/knee); Mr Shane Barwood (Upper Limb); Mr Paul Rice (Foot/Ankle); and Mr Tim Schneider (Foot/Ankle). As such, he is able to provide end to end care from diagnosis facilitating and assisting surgical rehabilitation, liasing closely with specialists, to help achieve best outcomes for his patients and their families.


James Malvaso

James has been practicing physiotherapy in a wide range of settings for the last 7 years after graduating from Monash University in 2011. Having worked in both the acute surgical setting and private practice, James has an understanding of the complete process from surgery to recovery. He has developed a keen interest in post surgical rehabilitation for both lower and upper limbs and also enjoys helping patients return to sport.  

James adopts a hands-on approach in combination with exercise-based medicine and believes that empowering clients to take control of their own rehabilitation through education and shared decision-making elicits the best results.

Outside the clinic, James enjoys playing basketball, watching the mighty Tigers and running around with his two bulldogs.



Daniel brings his life experience as a psychologist, teacher, parent, and athlete to his practice. He brings a warmth and easy calm to children and adults alike. 

His background as a school teacher has led him to develop a specific expertise in the area of school education. He has supported both students and teachers with mental health, learning difficulties, wellbeing, and behavioural management. 

Additionally, Daniel has represented Australia in athletics and still competes regularly. He is well versed in achieving elite performances while juggling work, study, and family commitments. Daniel has recently submitted his doctoral thesis and is particularly knowledgeable in evidence-based approaches. You can also listen to Daniel regularly on ABC Melbourne with Lisa Leong discussing a range of topics from Police in Schools through to managing going back to school.


AitHne Quin
Practice Manager

Aithne Quin is an experienced Management Consultant with over six years helping businesses to improve their performance, by finding innovative and more efficient ways of operating. As a Management consultant Aithne has advised and developed strategies for a broad range of business from health care through to banks. At Shinbone Medical, Aithne is responsible for overseeing and maintaining all business operations and human resource of the practice. In her spare time, Aithne likes to hone her skills as a flying trapeze artist, play canasta and practice yoga and pilates.


Moirin Quin

Moirin is the receptionist here at Shinbone Medical. Moirin supports the team by being the first contact point for all patients. Moirin manages scheduling, appointments and billing.