New Geriatrician joins St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital

We are pleased to advise that Dr K J Wijayaratne (Wijay), Geriatrician, commenced onsite in private practice from Friday 15 March, 2019. DrWijay_006_Media.jpg

 

Dr Wijay completed his basic and advanced training in Geriatrics and General Medicine in major tertiary hospitals in Brisbane and Gold Coast. Before relocating to Australia, he worked for the NHS in the United Kingdom.

 

He has been working as a Geriatrician and a General Physician in Toowoomba for the last four years at the Toowoomba Hospital and currently oversees the Orthogeriatrics and Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit.  Dr Wijay also consults in the Memory, Falls and General Geriatric Clinics and for the Community Geriatrics and Strokes Program.

 

Dr Wijay is offering consulting services for the following conditions:

 

*Memory and Cognitive Disorders in the Elderly

*Peri-Operative Care in the Elderly

*Falls

*Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

*Orthogeriatrics

*Complex Geriatric Syndromes

*Osteoporosis

*Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

*Polypharmacy

 

The addition of Dr Wijay’s skills to the St Andrew’s existing team of Physicians strengthens the Hospital’s comprehensive medical services.

 

Dr Wijay is co-located with Neurologist Dr Ron Siu at Toowoomba Neurology onsite at St Andrew’s Hospital from the following location:

 

Suite 29

St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital

 

Phone: (07) 4646 3290

Fax: (07) 4646 3291