Dr Lara Kimmel
B.Physio, Grad Dip Clin Epi, PhD
Senior Physiotherapist, The Alfred
Dr Kimmel has been a Physiotherapist at The Alfred for over 20 years. She has extensive experience in the management of orthopaedic and trauma patients and a strong interest in research. Dr Kimmel is currently involved in the RePAIR trial: Rehabilitation Prescription Allowing Improved Injury Recovery, a project within the Australia-India Trauma Systems Collaboration.
Dr Kimmel has experience in facilitating and organising trauma education in Melbourne and is the co-convenor of the Basic Trauma Course for Physiotherapists, an annual program run through The Alfred Physiotherapy Department focussing on education of junior physiotherapists in the area of trauma.
Dr Kimmel has completed a PhD through Monash University on “Assessing the discharge disposition of orthopaedic trauma patients and its influence on patient outcomes”.