Melanie Makris

BPHARM (Curtin), currently studying BHS (Clinical Nutrition)


Business Manager

Melanie Makris is the business manager at Paradigm Urology. She also serves as our pharmacist and soon-to-be clinical nutritionist, handling a very broad spectrum of activities.

Originally from Western Australia, Melanie completed her studies at Curtin University in Perth. She started her career as a locum pharmacist in WA, before working in the UK in hospital and retail pharmacy and gaining experience in German pharmacies after learning to speak German. In 2010 she moved to Victoria, remaining highly involved in pharmacy while developing her expertise and knowledge in nutrition and environmental medicine through the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine. She is currently in her final year studying a Bachelor’s in Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) at Torrens University while taking on a managerial role in our practice.

Melanie brings an in-depth knowledge of nutrition to Paradigm Urology. She’s a passionate advocate for the whole foods movement and values the health benefits of a balanced diet and targeted nutritional supplements. Her interests currently include gut health, nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics, with her specialities set to increase further after her studies are completed.


Outside the office, Melanie is a devoted mother and wife. She enjoys spending time with her children and husband Dr Tony Makris.