Dr Umanga De Silva


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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.