Our Team

Meet the Body Recon Team
The passionate professionals behind our state-of-the-art medical treatments and cosmetic procedures.
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

Clinic Manager

Adele is our Clinic Manager of Body Recon. Adele is completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science majoring in Infection and Immunity at Deakin University and has a Diploma of Business Management. As the clinic manager she 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 12 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 medical journal 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.

Abbie Avery

Registered Nurse

Abbie is one of our Registered Nurses. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Body Recon, 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 her aesthetics career as a skin therapist, she went on to complete further study to become a cosmetic nurse to pursue her passion and dream job. Prior to this Abbie also worked as a surgical nurse at Epworth Hospital.

Abbie specialised in advanced injecting techniques, dermal filler and antiwrinkle injectables. She 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.

Jessica Stacey

Registered Nurse

Jess completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree at Deakin University in Geelong. She then began her career at Epworth Hospital as a surgical ward nurse. She developed her passion for surgical procedures after her role as a theatre nurse at Epworth Day Surgery Unit where she became an Associate Nurse Unit Manager. Jess has since worked along some of the leading surgeons, gaining knowledge and experience in all medical specialities but her passion was in plastic and reconstructive surgeries.

To refine her skills as a leading nurse injector, Jess went on to study Skin Science focusing on facial anatomy before completed training in cosmetic injectable qualifications with Galderma and Allergan. She has a passion for enhancing clients natural features. Jess specialises in dermal filler and antiwrinkle injectable treatments.

Danielle McLean

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 and specialises in the treatment of skin conditions such as acne and rosacea. She believes in a holistic approach to treating these conditions, beginning with topical cosmeceutical grade skincare products, medical chemical peels and light-based therapies. She is highly regarded in the industry both with referring doctors and her adoring clients.

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.

Amy Jackson

Senior Dermal Therapist

Amy is 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 12 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.

Natalie Mifsud

Dermal Therapist

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

Natalie completed her Bachelor of Dermal Science at Victoria University in 2021 and a Diploma of Beauty Therapy in 2016. Natalie brings expertise in skin management, has exceptional skin knowledge and is passionate about result driven treatment plans. She has worked in the aesthetics’ industry for the past 6 years and has a passion for skin treatments and post-operative care. She specialises in medical skin procedures, chemical peels and laser therapies. Natalie believes in creating exceptional treatment plans for her clients that are both enjoyable but deliver the best and safest results.

Kelly Harders

Kelly Harders

Skin Therapist

Kelly is one of our senior therapists and comes with over 11 years’ experience in the aesthetics industry. Having completed her Diploma of Beauty Therapy in 2010, she has since worked at some of the most prestigious aesthetic clinics. Kelly has undertaken further post graduate study, obtaining certificates in Advanced Peels, Skin Science and Laser Safety Applications. She has undertaken further training for medical grade peels, advanced laser and collagen induction therapy. After working intensively in the industry Kelly has refined her skills to become a knowledgeable therapist specialising in advanced skin treatments, skin needling and laser hair removal.

Kelly is passionate about all non-surgical procedures and also enjoys working with Dr Rahdon’s patients post operatively. She finds transforming skin with treatment plans and achieving her clients skin goals the most rewarding aspect of her role.

Rosie Mazzitelli

Skin 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 and skin needling.

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.

Aimee Pain

Administration Manager

Aimee is our administration manager and in charge of client relations. She began her career as a skin therapist where her knowledge and expertise make her the perfect person to be offering guidance, advice and care to our clients both in clinic and on the phones. She obtained a Diploma of Beauty Therapy in 2010 and has since owned and ran her own Aesthetic Clinic in Melbourne and worked alongside some of the leading cosmetic doctors in Victoria. Aimee has undertaken further study in advanced cosmeceuticals, medical laser and skin science.

Aimee’s friendly nature and desire to create the best experience for all of our clients and patients make her an instrumental part of our team.

Michaela Clayton

Marketing Manager

Michaela is the Marketing Manager for Body Recon Cosmetic Clinic and Body Recon Surgical.

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. She has been instrumental in development of all our Marketing Communications and website development.

Emily Larkin

Marketing Specialist

Emily has a diploma of Graphic Design specialising in Marketing and Multimedia. She comes to Body Recon with a wealth of experience and knowledge and believes in offering an exceptional experience for our patients and clients. Emily prides herself on developing beautiful aesthetics with our marketing and promotional material. She has been instrumental in development of our visual internal marketing communications and social media platforms.

Katharine Rahdon

HR Manager

Kath is our Human Resources and Accounts Manager. She is one of the many people behind the scenes that makes Body Recon function

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.

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

Interested in learning more? Book a consultation today.

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