Dr Kanishka Muruththettuwegama

Dr Kanishka Muruththettuwegama

  • Psychiatry
Hospitals
St John of God Pinelodge Clinic
1480 Heatherton Road
Dandenong 3175 VIC
03 8793 9333
03 8793 9330

Where we are

Dr Kanishka Muru completed his specialist training in Sri Lanka and subsequently obtained the Fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) in Australia. 

He has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Latrobe Regional Hospital, Latrobe Valley for 6 years with the primary mental health care, crisis team and has been in private practice since 2014.  Dr Muru has been involved in teaching and supervising  medical students, post graduate trainees and junior Psychiatrists at Latrobe Regional Hospital. 

He is particularly interested in working with General Practitioners on primary care. His areas of interests are are ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, bi-polar disorder and organic and functional psychotic disorders in late adolescent and adult groups. He provides consultations at St John of God Pinelodge Clinic.

Specialties:
  • Psychiatry

Sub-Specialties:
  • Addictions medicine - drug and alcohol
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Pain management
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Trauma

Special Interests:
Adult ADHD

  • MBBS
  • FRANZCP
  • Sinhalese

Telehealth consultations: Yes

Treats Children: No

St John of God Pinelodge Clinic
1480 Heatherton Road
Dandenong 3175 VIC
03 8793 9333
03 8793 9330

Where we are

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