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Dr Damien Tharmaratnam

MBBS, FRACP

    Bellbird Private Hospital

  • 03 9845 2330

    03 9923 2798

  • Bellbird Private Consulting Suites 198 Canterbury Road, Blackburn South 3130
  • The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre

  • 03 9845 2330

    03 9845 2390

  • Gerihealth - Bellbird Private Consulting Suites, 198 Canterbury Rd, Blackburn VIC 3130
  • Knox Private Hospital

  • 03 9845 2330

    03 9923 2798

  • Gerihealth - Bellbird Private Consulting Suites, 198 Canterbury Rd, Blackburn VIC 3130
  • www.gerihealth.com.au

Dr Damien Tharmaratnam

Geriatrics, General Medicine

Dr. Damien Tharmaratnam is a Geriatrician with a special interest in dementia diagnosis and management. He has a particular interest in providing specialist care within nursing homes. Damien enjoys working closely with GPs and aged care facilities to provide a comprehensive aged care service.

Dr. Tharmaratnam is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He graduated from Monash University in 2011 and completed his specialist training at Monash Medical Centre and Austin Health.

 

Expertise

Damien has a passion for improving care of the
elderly within residential aged care facilities and is available for nursing home visits.
One of Damien’s areas of expertise is Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments. This is an in-depth assessment which is key in improving the quality of life of elderly people. This includes a comprehensive assessment of: cognition, falls risk, medication side effects, nutrition, mood, continence and advanced care planning.

Interests

• Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments
• Dementia diagnosis and cognitive assessment
• Falls and balance
• Polypharmacy
• Perioperative risk assessment
• Pain management
• Delirium and Behaviour management
• Nursing home visits

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DR DAMIEN THARMARATNAM
is available at

Bellbird Private Hospital

ADDRESS

198 Canterbury Road , Blackburn 3130

Victorian Rehabilitation Centre

ADDRESS

499 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley, 3150

Knox Private Hospital

ADDRESS

262 Mountain Hwy , Wantirna 3152