Senior Physiotherapists

Cathy Mellor

Cathy has had an interest in cardio respiratory physiotherapy for most of her career and spent a good deal of that career on or as a part of the St Vincent’s transplant team, then as part of the Intensive Care team at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, treating respiratory outpatients at St Vincent’s Clinic and creating individualised pulmonary rehabilitation programmes

With this wealth of experience she now heads up our home care services. Her special interest is non-invasive ventilation and titration and management of CPAP and Bi-level devices for Sleep Disordered Breathing and teaching self-management of chronic conditions such as bronchiectasis.

Stephanie Van Hilten

Stephanie graduated from Sydney University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She has spent the majority of  her 30 year career working in the cardiothoracic field, in Sydney at Concord and St Vincent’s Hospitals and  in London at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Stephanie has experience in intensive care, cardiac and  transplant areas, in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, physiotherapy management of chronic lung disease and treatment of patients with sleep disordered breathing.