Special Services and Skills

  • Pain Management
  • Diving Medicine
  • Minor surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Stress testing
  • Skin Cancer Checks and Management
  • Sexual Health and HIV Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Tropical Medicine

Chronic Disease Management

Our Better Health” programmes comprise special clinics dedicated to improving the health of patients with existing or potential chronic health problems and patients are encouraged to discuss their ongoing health management and any concerns with their doctor.

Skin Cancer Checks and Management

Dr Thilan Walgamage has special interest is in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery

BSc, MBBS, DFM, MD, DCH, MRCS(1), FRACGP
Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine
Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery

Dr. Thilan Walgamage has lived and worked in different countries like Canada, Oman, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan before calling Australia home. He has many years of experience in Skin Cancer Practice. His expertise in the advanced surgical treatment of skin cancers is gained through his extensive training and working over a decade as a General, Plastic, and Cardiothoracic Surgeon. He performs skin cancer screening and specialised treatment for skin cancers and cosmetic procedures. His expertise involves topical treatments for skin cancers, cryotherapy and Cryopen treatment, Electrocautatry surgeries, surgical excisions of simple and complex surgeries, which involve Skin Grafts, Flap repairs, and reconstructive surgeries of the nose, ears and eyelids. Dr. Walgamage also performs cosmetic procedures and injectable anti-wrinkle treatments.

Over the years, Dr. Walgamage has gained extensive skills and knowledge in his career. He obtained MBBS in 2003, MD Canada in 2011, MRCS 1 (Eng) in 2008, Diploma in Family Medicine (UK) in 2006, Diploma in Child Health (University of Sydney) in 2017, and FRACGP in 2018. After he moved to Australia, Dr. Walgamage underwent up-skilling in skin cancer management. As a result, he has obtained a Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery, a Certificate in Dermoscopy, Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and Certificate in Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Medicine.

Dr. Walgamage is highly respected within the medical profession, He has many publications and presented at many international conferences. He is liaising closely with Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, and Oncology units to provide the best possible care to his patients. He is a lecturer at Australian National University (ANU) and a Medical Educator and Supervisor for general practitioner (GP) registrars. Apart from work he loves traveling and exploring different countries and plays competitive cricket for the local cricket club.

 

Weekly clinics for
Skin Cancer Checks

Dr Walgamage conducts weekly clinics for skin cancer checks and surgery at Queen Street Medical Centre Moruya.

Monday to Thursday – skin examinations

Wednesay AM & Thursday AM  – surgical procedures

If you are concerned about a new or changing skin spot, contact us to arrange an early appointment.

Important: Please DO NOT apply make-up on the day of your skin examination or procedure. Your skin should be thoroughly cleansed the night before and no make-up applied on the day.

Queen Street Medical Centre Skin Clinic

Visits to Aged Care Facilities

Banksia Lodge, Broulee,  Illawarra Retirement Trust (IRT), Moruya and Crown Gardens Batemans Bay are visited by our general practitioners. Full access to your medical record by your GP is available at the facility and our practice nurses conduct comprehensive medical assessments as required.

Banksia Lodge: Dr Neil Starmer – Thursday mornings until 1pm

IRT Moruya: Dr Kishani Weerasena – Tues afternoons from 2pm

IRT Crown Gardens: Dr Judy Toman, Dr Shenoa Holliday – please contact us for more information.

 

Home Visits

Our doctors conduct home visits for the immobile, elderly, seriously ill and palliative care patients. Your doctor will discuss the arrangements with you and or your family.

Allied Health Services - on site at Moruya

  • Pathology
    Southern IML Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
    Sea Change Physiotherapy
  • Psychologist
    Kristel Dragisic
  • Connect Hearing
    Leanne Bell
  • Dietitian
    Carole Richards
  • Practice Pharmacist
    Jo McMahon
  • Excercise Physiologist
    Hamish Gorman
  • Sleep Clinic
    Air Liquide

Skin Cancer Management at Moruya

  • Skin Cancer Checks and Management
    Dr Thilan Walgamage

Visiting Specialists

These specialists regularly visit our medical centre. Your doctor will provide advice and a referral for all specialist consultations.

Moruya

  • Cardiologist
    Dr Simon O'Connor
  • Cardio Thoracic Surgeon
    Dr Peter Bissaker
  • Dermatologist
    Dr Catherine Drummond
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Prof Paul Smith
  • Neurologist
    Dr Ram Malhotra
  • Endocrinologist
    Dr Rakesh Iyer
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