Appointments with Consultant Specialists

Medical and Psychiatric Specialists and Allied Health Professionals

Read below for individual specialists’ qualifications, special interests, and skills so you are familiar with the specialist clinician before seeing them.

Dr Padmini Howpage

Dr Padmini Howpage​

MBBS, FRANZCP

Psychiatrist and Psycho-geriatrician (Dr Howpage is fluent in Sinhalese)

"Therapy is akin to a delicate dance between two individuals, each bringing their unique perspectives and experiences to the floor. As the therapist, I come equipped with my professional skills to guide and support my patient through their distress. It requires patience, empathy, and a willingness to explore the depths of one’s emotions. Yet, crafting this tapestry of healing is no easy feat. At the end, it is incredibly rewarding and uplifting." 

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Dr Priyani Ratnayake

MBBS, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP, FSLCP

(Bilingual – Sinhalese & English)

“For my patients, combining expertise with empathy can guide them towards holistic well-being and renewed hope.”

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Dr E Kalyana Rodrigo ​

MBBS, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP, FSLCP

(Bilingual – Sinhalese & English)

“I strongly believe in developing a therapeutic relationship to help patients to make independent, informed decisions to improve their mental well-being.”

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Dr Raiz Ismail

Dr Raiz Ismail

MBBS, DPM, FRANZCP

Consultant Psychiatrist (Bilingual – Tamil & English)

“My special interests include depression and bipolar disorder, psychosis, anxiety disorders including panic disorder, OCD and PTSD, grief and adjustment disorders.”

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Dr Antony Moonjelly​​

Dr Antony Moonjelly

M.Med (Psychiatry), FRANZCP, Cert. Child Adol.

Psychiatry Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist (Trilingual – Hindi, Malayalam & English)

“My special interest in working with young people and families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.”

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Mr. Robert Craig

Mr. Robert Craig

MA, Dip Ed, MAPS

Registered Psychologist

“I qualified for my Master’s degree in 1984. Since then, I have continued to expand my knowledge in family therapy, cognitive behavioural and narrative therapies, eye movement desensitisation, and integrative and biomedical approaches to therapy.”

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Rosemary Hawk

Rosemary Hawke

BA; Dip Ed.; M Ed; MAPS, CEDP

Registered Child & Adolescent Psychologist & Family Therapist

“My areas of interest are working with children, adolescents, younger adults, couples and families.”

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Dr Shama Parveen

MBBS, FRANZCP, MRCPsych, CCT (Intellectual Disability Psychiatry, UK)

(Bilingual – Bengali & English)

“My special interests include Intellectual disability and mental health, ASD, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental conditions.”

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Dr Amit Gupta

Dr Amit Gupta, Geriatrician

BMed Sc (Hons) MBBS, FRACP

“My special interests include assessment of cognition and dementia, assessment of falls, Parkinson’s disease, depressive disorders in the elderly, and chronic medical conditions including cardiovascular and other neurological problems.”

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Paul Salviani

Paul Salviani

Grad Dip Psych, Post Dip Psych

Registered Child & Adolescent/Adult Psychologist

“My model of psychological support revolves around the merits of solution-focused therapy and the relationship between the voluntary pursuit of goals and neuropsychology. I provide therapy informed by psychodynamic theory and allow patients to interpret their subconscious motivations, drives, emotions and feelings. I find they understand themselves better as a result.”

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Dr Gopi Ilawala

Dr Gopi Ilawala

MBBS, DCP, MRCPsych (UK), FRANZCP

 

Consultant Psychiatrist (Trilingual – Hindi, Telugu & English)

“As a General Adult Psychiatrist, I see patients above 18 years old. Guiding my patients on their recovery based journey is a very satisfying experience for me.” 

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Dr Diana Wang

BMed Sc (Hons) MBBS, FRACP

“My special interests include assessment of cognition and dementia, assessment of falls, Parkinson’s disease, depressive disorders in the elderly, and chronic medical conditions including cardiovascular and other neurological problems.”

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