Business Summary
The Clinic Footscray was founded in 1936 by Dr Guthridge and Dr Dodd and it is the oldest Group General Practice in Victoria.
About Us

The Clinic Footscray

Situated in the heart of vibrant Footscray. This doctor owned General and Family Medical Practice offers friendly service and excellence in medical care. New patients are most welcome. Call for a consultation: 9687 2271

The practice has expertise in managing a wide range of demographic groups.

Interpreters are used freely to facilitate non English speaking clients.

The Clinic Footscray is a modern fully computerised and accredited General Practice. It is accredited by GPA to the latest RACGP standards and is a teaching Practice for MCCC, a training provider for advanced training of doctors in General Practice. It is also affiliated with University of Melbourne and teaches medical students.

There is a fully equipped Procedure Room for minor surgical procedures.

Clinic equipment includes:

  • In House Sterilisation
  • ECG and Defibrillator
  • Spirometry
  • Liquid Nitrogen for Treatment of Skin Lesions
  • Doppler Ultrasound for Obstetrics
  • Emergency Resuscitation Equipment
  • Dermatoscope
  • Height Adjustable Examination Couches


Doctors at The Clinic Footscray run by appointments. We also reserve separate appointments daily for Urgent medical attention, these are charged at the higher "Saturday Fee" rates. We also provide urgent assistance to those who are injured or who have an acute condition.


The Clinic Footscray is a privately owned practice, our fees are within AMA guidelines. The listed fees are a guide only. Charges will vary depending on the length of time you spend with the doctor and the complexity of your medical condition.

We ask that all accounts are settled on the day via Cash, EFT, Visa Card and Master Card. If you have registered your bank account details with Medicare, the Medicare rebate can be deposited in your account via Medicare Online by us at the time of consultation.

Home Visits

Doctors will visit when our patients are too ill to attend the surgery. Please discuss your health needs with Practice Staff.

Pre-booked home visits for Pensioners will be bulk billed, except for visits requested on the same day when a co-payment of $25.00 will be required and paid to the doctor at the time of your visit. For other patients, please check with reception regarding the fees when requesting the visit.

What We Do

Doctors at The Clinic Footscray have special interest in Antenatal Care, Paediatrics, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Travel Medicine, Industrial Medicine, Aged Care, Refugee Medicine, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, Mental Health, Adolescent Health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Health.

At A Glance
Practice Affiliated with University of Melbourne
Procedure Room for Minor Surgical Procedures
Radiology and Pathology Are Within an Easy Walk
Payment Methods
Direct Deposit