Dr Umanga De Silva is a female practitioner with over 21 years of experience as a doctor gained overseas (Sri Lanka) and in Australia. Dr De Silva has worked in Australia as a GP for the last 13 years (since 2009), and most of it was in a rural country town, Deniliquin.
Dr De Silva was awarded a Fellowship (FRACGP) in 2012. In addition to her MBBS & FRACGP qualifications, Dr De Silva has also achieved MSc & MD qualifications in community Medicine.
Dr De Silva has extensive experience working as a GP in rural & metropolitan GP clinics and rural hospital settings, including managing patients in the wards & emergency department, nursing homes and aboriginal medical service clinics.
“I believe in patient-centred quality health care to give our patients the best outcome.”
Dr De Silva has a special interest in:
- Women’s health,
- providing contraceptive services, including Mirena insertion & removal, Implanon Insertion & removal.
- Sexual health,
- LGBTIQ health, including transgender health services
- Skin checks and skin cancer management
- Mental health
- Adolescent health
- Chronic disease management includes Diabetes, chronic lung diseases, chronic kidney disease, chronic heart disease, muscular-skeletal disorders
- Indigenous health
- Palliative care
- Age care
- Procedures: Minor surgical procedures including skin cancer removal, cryotherapy, removal of lumps, surgical treatment of ingrown toenails, Mirena insertion, Insertion & removal of Implanon, Iron infusion,
Dr De Silva, also has experience supervising GP registrars and teaches medical students.