About Us

Meet our team of Physiotherapists and Accredited Exercise Physiologists

Meet our team of Physiotherapists and Accredited Exercise Physiologists

Michael Dermansky

Senior Physiotherapist and Managing Director


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
  • Grad Dip Nutrition
  • Masters of Business Administration, Melbourne Business School
  • Graduate Certificate Physiotherapy (Continence & Pelvic Floor Rehab).
  • Michael has had formal training on McKenzie Mechanical Lumbar & Cervical training, Clinical Pilates Level 1&2; Ergonomics for Physiotherapists & Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop.

Before MD Health:

Michael used to work for Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, John Fawkner Hospital, Melbourne Rugby Club, Collegians Football Club, Melbourne High Football Club & Vic Under 21 & School Boys Rugby Team.

Nick Adkins

Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Clinical Staff Manager


  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science – University of Ballarat
  • Graduate Diploma of Clinical Exercise Physiology – University of Ballarat

Before MD Health:

Nick worked at a public gym in Ballarat as a gym instructor and personal trainer whilst completing his studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Throughout his studies, he completed placements at the Exercise Therapy Department of Ballarat Health Services, the Maryborough Hospital and McKellar Community Rehabilitation Centre in Geelong.

Will Ryan

Physiotherapist & Student Training Co-ordinator


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, APAM

Before MD Health:

Will grew up in Wagga Wagga, NSW, before moving to Albury to study physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University. He has previously worked as a gym attendant and Pool Lifeguard at the Kapooka Army Base near Wagga, and has also had experience in sports training with Jindera and Mangoplah Football Clubs.

Andrea Matias

Accredited Exercise Physiologist


  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science – RMIT University
  • Masters in Clinical Exercise Science & Rehabilitation at Victoria University
  • Diploma in Clinical Pilates

Before MD Health:

Andrea was a business owner and Personal Trainer at Health Invigoration, Exercise Physiologist at NJF Wellness Centre (Seymour) Exercise Physiologist/Clinical Pilates Instructor at Motion Health Toorak.

Nicole Davis

Accredited Exercise Physiologist


  • Bachelor of Health Science Clinical Myotherapy
  • Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation)

Before MD Health:

Nicole practiced as a Clinical Myotherapist in several multidisciplinary clinics for a few years before studying for her Masters. Nicole’s professional focus is about finding the cause of the problem and not just treating the symptoms. Nicole enjoys working together with clients to manage their pain and help them achieve an improved quality of life as well as getting patients to reconnect to their bodies and achieve their full movement potential.

Stephan Panagos



  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Masters of Physiotherapy Practice, APAM

Before MD Health:

Company Profile

About MD Health

MD Health was founded in 2002.  Michael and the team have since developed a unique system of client assessment (Full Body Assessment) that enables them to develop customised Clinical Pilates programs, creating a highly personalised program for each individual client.

Mission Statement

MD Heath strives toward producing the best health results possible for our clients through the use of technology, data collection, systematic data analysis and effective treatment planning from the data.

Core Values

Clinical Pilates and Physiotherapy

We believe in the integration of Clinical Pilates and Physiotherapy/Exercise Physiology to facilitate optimal musculoskeletal health and better enable clients to perform their desired tasks in life.

Preventive Health

MD Health believes in the diagnosis and prevention of potential musculoskeletal and other health problems, preferably before they become symptomatic to clients.

Lifestyle solutions

MD Health believes in providing clients with lifestyle solutions to facilitate better management of their health and that of their families.

Take the first step to a healthier you!

Contact us today to book a free, 1-hour session with an experienced MD Health physiotherapist or exercise physiologist.

This helps us identify your current strengths and weaknesses, and to get an understanding of what your goals for the program are.


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