Dr.Kingsley Joseph | MBBS, MD, FRACGP
Dr Kingsley Joseph is the medical director of our group. He is passionate about providing high quality family medicine to the community based on a holistic approach to health. He has been practicing medicine in Australia for over a decade. His career started in Sri Lanka when he graduated from his Medical degree in Jaffna University. He has a broad range of experiences spanning both urban and rural health services in Australia and Sri Lanka.
His work in Sri Lanka included working in prestigious tertiary hospitals such as the National Hospital in the capital Colombo as well as the children’s hospital Lady Ridgeway Hospital(LRH). LRH has over 900 beds and is now considered one of the largest children’s hospital in the world and treats all its patients free of charge.
Dr Joseph’s experience in Australia began in sunny Queensland where he worked for several years in Rockhampton, Nambour and Bunderberg. This experience was invaluable in gaining insight into both Australian healthcare system as well as the Australian way of life. He gained a lot of experience in diagnosing and treating skin cancers during this time which he went onto develop further as he undertook postgraduate training in General Practice.
His interest in General Practice brought him to Victoria where he worked at Sunshine Hospital and Western Hospital before completing his Fellowship under the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2008 (RACGP).
A warm and friendly doctor, Dr Joseph’s special interest areas in General Practice are diagnosing and treating Skin Cancers as well as providing Shared Maternity Care for pregnant patients. Dr Joseph is registered to provide Shared Maternity Care to patients in partnership with The Royal Women’s Hospital, The Mercy Hospital for Women, Sunshine Hospital and The Northern Hospital. The aspects he most enjoys about his work is the ability to work with members of the whole family as well as the ability to deliver Primary Prevention in order to minimise illnesses before they occur.
His interests outside work include following sports, engaging in charity work and being involved in his Church ministry. He is a pastor and the founder of the Holy Spirit Gospel Church.
He is fluent in English, Tamil and Singhala and consults part time at Airport Health.
Dr Thambimuthu Sivabalan | MBBS, FACRRM, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, FCOG
Dr Thambimuthu Sivabalan is a very experienced Specialist doctor working in our clinic. He graduated with his medical degree in 1971 before moving to London where he became a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1983.
Dr Sivabalan has worked in many different hospitals in multiple countries such as Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand and Australia. In Australia he undertook postgraduate training in General Practice and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.
Dr Sivabalan has a broad range of experience and knowledge which he applies in his work as a General Practitioner. His specialist qualification means he can provide expert care Women’s Health.
In his spare time Dr Sivabalan enjoys doing charity work and helping poor and disadvantaged members of the community. He also loves listening to music.
Dr Sivabalan consults at our clinic on a locum basis. He is fluent in English, Singhala and Tamil.
Dr Pavatharani Devapriya | MBBS
Dr Pavatharani Devapriya is a fulltime GP at our clinic who enjoys the multicultural working environment. She has been a doctor for 25 years and her special interests within General Practice are Women’s Health and Paediatrics (Children’s health).
Dr Devapriya is a knowledgeable and engaging doctor who completed her medical degree in MGR University in India in 1991. She enjoyed working in multiple Hospitals in Sri Lanka such as Apollo Hospital, Asiri Hospital and Nawaloka Hospital before emigrating to Australia where she has worked for many years in metropolitan and rural hospitals and clinics.
Apart from gaining extensive experience in Women’s health and Children’s health, Dr Devapriya also has a Diploma in Psychology which she completed in 2006. This allows her to provide specific care to those with mental illness as well as equips her to provide general counselling to those who may benefit from it.
Her interests outside medicine include reading, travelling and music. She is fluent in English, Tamil and Singhala.
Dr Ransimala Menike Samarakoon Samarakoon Mudiyanselage | MBBS
Dr Ransimala Mudiyanselage is a full time GP at our clinic who has been working in Australia for many years. She began her medical career in Sri Lanka when she graduated from North Colombo University/University of Kelaniya in 2003. She gained experience when working in several teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka such as North Colombo Hospital and Anuradhapura Hospital. She also worked at the Chest Hospital in Welisara, Sri Lanka.
She emigrated to Australia with her family and completed the Australian Medical Council exams in 2010. Following this she began to follow her passion to become a General Practitioner. She really enjoys caring for her patients and providing holistic health care.
Outside work, Dr Mudiyanselage enjoys spending time with her children.
Dr Mudiyanselage is fluent in English and Singhalese and consults part time at our clinic.