Dr Iruka Kumarage completed his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in the UK and proceeded to advanced training in urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery. Having worked as a specialist in London and Surrey, Iruka migrated to Australia with his family in 2013. He has been providing expert services to the communities of Ballarat and regional Victoria over the last ten years. Iruka is now offering specialist services at St John of God Berwick Hospital.
Iruka has in excess of 20 years of experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology. He provides pregnancy care (including high risk obstetrics) at St John of God Berwick Hospital. In his gynaecology practice, Iruka looks after women of all age groups with menstrual problems, pelvic pain (including endometriosis and ovarian cysts), contraception needs, menopausal issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fertility issues, urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. He also provides Colposcopy services in his consulting rooms.
Iruka performs a wide range of gynaecological surgery including minor (Hysteroscopy, D and C, LLETZ, cone biopsy etc.), intermediate (operative laparoscopy for endometriosis and ovarian cysts, procedures for urinary incontinence) and major surgeries (laparoscopic/abdominal/vaginal hysterectomy, repair of vaginal prolapse).
Iruka is a member of the teaching faculty at Melbourne and Deakin universities. He has been an examiner for medical trainees both in Australia and the UK. In his capacity as a Training Supervisor for RANZCOG, Iruka helps nurture the next generation of specialists in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Iruka’s passion for patient care has always inspired the younger generation including his son and daughter who are currently studying medicine at Monash University.
An avid sportsman who had excelled in athletics, rugby union and badminton in the past, Iruka still finds time to enjoy his sports. He is also a music enthusiast who plays the guitar and the oriental bamboo flute.
- Pre-conception counselling
- Recurrent miscarriage
Telehealth consultations: Yes
Treats Children: Yes