Meet the Team

at Bankstown Physiotherapy

JIM LIAKOS

PHYSIO

Jim has been working in a private practice for over 20 years. He has treated elite athletes involved in soccer, rugby league, and rugby union. Jim has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a particular focus on gym conditioning programs and home-based exercise programs.

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RASHMEE GASPERSON

PHYSIO

Rashmee is a young, passionate Physiotherapist who has extensive experience in back and neck pain injuries.

Rashmee also has a special interest in Hand Therapy and has completed the AHTA fundamental of Hand Therapy as well as having completed numerous Hand Therapy courses in AHTA In 2018. She has worked closely with a number of hand surgeons throughout Bankstown. 

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JAWAD AZZI

PHYSIO

After completing a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy, Jawad has integrated his skills and knowledge to provide optimal treatment to best manage patients.

He is an Associate Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association as well as a Member of the Australian Physiotherapy(APA).

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PETER YAO

PHYSIO

Peter is a passionate young Physiotherapist who has experience in musculoskeletal injury and has a special interest in Hand Therapy. Peter studied at the University of Sydney and is beginning his career surrounded by an experienced and hardworking team here at Bankstown Physiotherapy. He has joined the hand therapy team under the guidance of Rashmee and Jim.

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NICHOLAS KALIFEH

PHYSIO

Nick has extensive experience and skills in rehabilitation and post-operative treatment. He is a well-respected Physiotherapist at Westmead Hospital, Auburn Hospital, and St Joseph’s Hospital.

Nick has a special interest in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a focus on manual therapy and has been involved with a number of sports teams and clubs.

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AREESHA SADIQ

PHYSIO

Areesha has a special interest rehabilitation of a vide variety of conditions. She has had experience within Physiotherapy, having worked in aged care with pain management, private practices and NDIS and home-care clients treating various conditions. Areesha has completed various APA courses to continue developing her skills as a physiotherapist.

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JOSEPH MALOUF

PHYSIO

Joe has worked in several areas of Physiotherapy, gaining valuable experience with each position along the way.

He has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a particular interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation, post-surgical rehabilitation, neck and low back pain and core strengthening. 

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MELISAH PARLATTO

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Melissah is a qualified massage therapist and personal trainer who has been with us since 2014. She has over five years experience working across both of these fields and as a result is highly experienced across various treatment techniques.

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