Our Team

Meet the Body Recon Team

Dr Richard Rahdon

Dr. Richard Rahdon

Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon

Dr Rahdon is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). He is a member of both the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Rahdon graduated from Melbourne University in 1996 with a bachelor of medicine and surgery. He was then admitted to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons after 17 years of training. As part of his experience he studied a bachelor of medical science at the University of Oxford and undertook further fellowship training in plastic and reconstructive surgery both in Oxford and London. Prior to this he was a Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Airforce. Dr Rahdon is a consultant Plastic surgeon at Barwon Health as well as Epworth Geelong and St John of God Hospitals in Geelong.

Since opening Body Recon in 2009, Richard has continued to attend specialist meetings and is a highly skilled surgeon specialising in many aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He prides himself on Body Recon offering the safest and most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments available with the highest level of customer service and care.

Dianne Bartram

Surgical Practice Manager

Di is our Surgical Practice Manager and Personal Assistant to Dr Rahdon. Di has many years experience in the field of plastic surgery and has been with Dr Rahdon since he commenced his practice, Body Recon Plastic Surgery, in Geelong in 2009.

Prior to this Di has worked with other surgeons at St John of God Hospital and in healthcare management and reception duties for over 35 years.

She has excellent management skills and is always considered to be thorough, caring and compassionate. She is one of the first people you will encounter at Body Recon and is happy to answer all your questions, make appointments and make your experience as stress free as possible.

Adele Bartram Goodall

Clinic Manager

Adele is the Clinic Manager of Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic. Adele has a Diploma of Business Management and enjoys ensuring clients and patients of BR are given the highest level of care with the best treatments available.

Adele is also one of our senior therapists and has a passion for skin therapies and specialises in dermatological laser therapies and skin rejuvenation procedures. She has spent the last 10 years working closely with medical professionals to formulate treatments for different dermatological conditions including vascular and pigmented lesions and conditions, scarring and benign skin lesions.

She is a Laser and Health Academy educator and presents at international congress regularly, specifically the LAHA symposium, APACS conference, DASIL and the Australian Fotona Conference. She has had articles and case studies published in the European Aesthetics Guide and the Laser and Health Academy Journal. She is considered an industry leader in advancements in medical laser therapies.

She enjoys developing new protocols and procedures utilising our medical laser systems to ensure our patients at Body Recon have the most effective and safest treatments available.

Amy Pedler

Clinic Manager

Amy is a Clinic Manager of Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic and one of our Senior Dermal Therapists. She specializes in skin rejuvenation treatments such as chemical peels, ablative and non-ablative skin rejuvenation, laser tattoo removal, pigmented and vascular conditions.

Amy has a Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Dermal Therapies from Victoria University and has over 10 years experience in the industry. Amy is an industry leader in laser therapies and has been involved in developing protocols with Fotona laser devices, which are used worldwide.

She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Body Recon and is highly driven and passionate about delivering the best results possible for her patients.

Michaela Clayton

Marketing Manager

Michaela is the Marketing Manager for Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic, Body Recon Surgical and Skin Cancer Plus Clinic.

Michaela has completed her undergraduate degree in Marketing Communication and Postgraduate degree in Strategic Communication at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. Having worked with many blue chip organisations and with over 13 years’ experience in through the line communication and advertising, Michaela brings extensive knowledge and expertise to Body Recon and is passionate about achieving results. Michaela is located at the Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic in Geelong.

Katharine Rahdon

HR Manager

Kath is our HR and Accounts Manager. She is one of the many people behind the scenes that makes Body Recon run like a well-oiled machine. Organizing different projects for staff and generally keeping everyone on task.

Having trained and worked as a physiotherapist in various hospitals including Barwon Health, her kind nature has seen Kath move into our HR Manager role, which involves supporting, motivating and assisting our staff.

She’s involved in all accounts and business management.

Megan James

Cosmetic Nurse

Megan is one of our highly skilled Cosmetic Nurses. She performs anti-wrinkle injectables and Swedish dermal filler treatments.

Megan has had many years of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse and has been based on the Bellarine Peninsular for the past 18 years in General Practice and Community Health.

Megan has always had a strong interest in beauty and aesthetics, which enabled her to excel in injectable treatments and cosmetic nursing. Her aesthetic style is to enhance her client’s beauty by creating natural results that highlight and contour which improves the overall appearance for each client. Megan has a keen eye for symmetry and aims to bring both balance and harmony to the face.

Megan’s role at Body Recon is very diverse; she works across both of our sites. As well as her work with cosmetic injecting she is also heavily involved within the surgical components of BR.

She assists our plastic surgeons with minor procedures in the rooms and with consulting and is also our on call nurse for patients following cosmetic surgery. Megan is also the Practice Nurse at Body Recon Clinic Geelong, assisting in minor procedures, post operative after care and wound management.

Abbie Avery

Registered Nurse

Abbie brings to Body Recon a wealth of experience and expertise, having worked alongside cosmetic surgeons and doctors in this industry since 2012. She has completed her registered nursing at Federation University as well as the Advanced Dermal Filler & Anti-wrinkle Injection Training Course, through Derma Medical. Beginning as a “skin therapist”, she went on to complete further study to become a cosmetic nurse to pursue her passion and dream job.

Abbie has a passion for this field as she loves to make people feel good about themselves and to give them the self-confidence they deserve.

Danielle Tartaglia

Registered Nurse

Danielle is a one of our Registered Nurses. She has worked in many different areas of nursing and has a certificate in Critical Care Emergency nursing and has always had an interest in the aesthetic industry and cosmetic nursing.

Dani performs our injectable treatments including anti-wrinkle injectables and Swedish dermal filler and believes that the knowledge of facial muscles and skeletal anatomy is vital to achieving the best results. She likes to ensure that clients receive a detailed, individualized consultation that formulates an achievable treatment plan. Her aim is to enhance the natural underlying features and soften areas of concern while maintaining natural expression.

Dani always remains upskilled with regular training with industry leaders in cosmetic injectables and enhancement.

Lauren Childe

Dermal Therapist

Lauren is one of our Dermal Therapists; she completed a Bachelor of Health Science, specializing in Dermal Therapies at Victoria University in 2013. Lauren has over 15 years experience within the aesthetics industry and over this time has worked to perfect these skills.

Lauren has a keen interest in the treatment of dermatological conditions such as acne and rosacea using the light-based therapies, cosmeceutical grade skincare products and medical expertise exclusive to Body Recon clinics. Lauren is skilled in all laser modalities ranging from skin rejuvenation, laser hair reduction and tattoo removal. Lauren works at both Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic and Body Recon Clinic Epworth.

Lauren’s ethos when treating is about delivering exceptional results while maintaining a calming and quiet experience for her clients, a process they can truly enjoy and feel comfortable in her ability driven by experience and knowledge.

Natalie Mifsud

Dermal Therapist

Natalie is one of our Dermal Therapists, specializing in advanced skin treatments and laser hair removal.

Natalie has completed her Diploma of Beauty Therapy in 2016 and is in her final year of Bachelor of Dermal Science at Victoria University. Natalie brings expertise in skin management, has exceptional skin knowledge and is passionate about result driven treatment plans.

Rosie Mazzitelli

Beauty Therapist

Rosie is one of our senior therapists at Body Recon who specializes in laser hair removal and specialized skin treatments such as medifacials, advanced chemical peels, CIT therapy and rejuvenation procedures.

Having extensive experience at some of the most prestigious beauty and allied health businesses across Victoria for over 20 years, Rosie brings a strong focus on premium results driven by client care. She has maintained her high level of expertise by undergoing regular upskilling and training with the most knowledgeable and experienced educators.

Kelly Harders

Kelly Harders

Beauty Therapist

Kelly comes with over 11 years’ experience in the beauty industry. She holds a diploma of beauty therapy, advanced peels and laser safety certificates. She has undertaken further training for medical grade peels, advanced laser and CIT modules. After working intensively in the industry, Kelly has worked her way up from beauty positions to clinical roles working with lasers and medical grade peels.

Kelly is passionate about the aesthetics industry and all aspects of skin. Her favourite part of her role is transitioning skins with treatment plans and achieving her clients skin goals. Kelly’s favourite skin treatment to perform is SkinPen skin needling.

Claire Martinez

Micro Pigmentation Specialist

Claire is our Micro Pigmentation Specialist who performs our Cosmetic Tattooing at Body Recon. She is an exceptionally skilled and highly sought after Micro Pigmentation Practitioner. She has worked at Medical Practices and Paramedical Clinic’s over Victoria and is very experienced in all forms of cosmetic tattooing.

Her procedures bring balance and harmony using Cosmetic and Paramedical Tattooing. Replacing colour, and definition in areas of hair loss, natural pigment damage, scarring and cosmetic enhancements.

Areas that Claire commonly treats with Micro Pigmentation are lips, eyebrows, eye liner, nipples and scars. She favours a modern treatment using a variety of application methods, which uses natural enhancement of clients features.

To make an appointment with Claire, or to find out more information, please visit her website: https://www.clairemartinez.com.au

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