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Dr Dhanesha (Dan) Seneviratne Epa


Dr Dhanesha (Dan) Seneviratne Epa

General Medicine, Nephrology

Dr Dan Seneviratne Epa obtained his medical degree in 2009 with First Class Honours and a Distinction in Clinical Medicine. He undertook
physician training through the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Melbourne’s Eastern, Northern and Peninsula Health Networks. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and has dual advanced training in Nephrology and General/ Acute Care Medicine.

Dan has obtained Clinical Research experience through work undertaken at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism in
the United Kingdom. He participates regularly in teaching. He has undertaken meaningful quality improvement activities in fields such as environmentally sustainable dialysis and patient empowerment in Chronic Kidney Disease. His work has been presented at several national and international conferences.

Dan places great emphasis on providing holistic care to his patients. He takes the time to communicate effectively, empowering patients to be active partners in their healthcare journey.

Dan and his wife live in the South-Eastern suburbs with their two kids.  Outside work, he enjoys cricket and road trips with his family.

Dr Epa speaks fluent Sinhalese


     Acute kidney injury
•     Diagnosis and management of proteinuria and haematuria
•     Chronic kidney disease including diabetic kidney disease
•     Haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
•     Kidney transplantation
•     Renal cysts including polycystic kidney disease
•     Diagnosis and prevention of recurrent urinary calculi
•     Resistant hypertension
•     Fluid overload and electrolyte disturbances
•     Preoperative medical optimisation
•     Perioperative medical management and postoperative follow up
•     Workup of undifferentiated medical conditions

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Knox Private Hospital


262 Mountain Hwy , Wantirna 3152