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We have a multidisciplinary specialist centre located nearby at 46 Burwood Road, Burwood. Call 02 8322 9090 to book now


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General Surgeon

Dr. Jay Abeysinghe

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General Surgeon

General Surgeon Dr. Jay Abeysinghe

MBBS, MS, FRACS, FRCS (Eng)

Dr Jay Abeysinghe has over 20 years of experience as a specialist surgeon. He has done training ang obtained postgraduate qualification from three different countries: as a General & Head and Neck surgeon in Sri Lanka, he also has completed post fellowship training in the UK and become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Services provided

  • General Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy
  • Breast & Bowel Surgery

Endocrinologist

Dr. Avinash Suryawanshi

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Endocrinologist

Endocrinologist Dr. Avinash Suryawanshi

Avinash Suryawanshi is a Consultant Endocrinologist, Director of Diabetes Service at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and a Clinical Lecturer at The University of Sydney.
Dr Suryawanshi was trained in endocrinology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, prior to obtaining fellowship from Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He also has wealth of overseas experience in Internal Medicine as evidenced by fellowship from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai and postgraduate Diplomat National Board, New Delhi India.

Dr Suryawanshi maintains high standards of clinical practice and strongly supports the concept of individualised patient care. He has authored several quality assurance projects in Sydney Local Health district to assist improvement in patient care. Concord Clinical School and Concord Diabetes Education Centre have awarded his expertise in the area of clinical empowerment and teaching. He has been an active member of various steering committees to assist training of basic physician and advanced trainees in Endocrinology.

Cardiologists

Dr. Hatish Jangwal

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Interventional Cardiologist

Cardiologist Dr. Hatish Jangwal

Burwood Specialists' cardiologist Dr. Hatish Jangwal is available at Victoria Tower Medical centre for pre-booked appointments (short wait time). He is an interventional cardiologist.

Dr Hatish Jangwal MBBS, MD, FRACP is a experienced and accomplished General and Interventional Cardiologist with a special interest in coronary angiography, balloon angioplasty and coronary stenting. He has extensive experience in General Medicine which helps him to provide holistic care to his patients.

Services provided

  • Bulk billed consultations
  • Bulk billed echocardiogram
  • Bulk billed stress test

Dr. Kaivan Vaidya

english, Hindi and Gujarati

Specialist Cardiologist

MBBS (Hons) Mmed (clin epi) fracp

Cardiologist Dr. Kaivan Vaidya

Dr Kaivan Vaidya is a Sydney based cardiologist with a special interest in coronary artery disease; as well as echocardiography, cardiovascular risk assessment, pacing, and valvular heart disease.

After graduating from Sydney Boys High School as Dux, Dr Kaivan Vaidya completed his undergraduate medicine degree at the University of New South Wales with Honours. He subsequently completed both Basic Physician Training and Advanced Training in Cardiology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. During this time, Dr Kaivan Vaidya also obtained a Master of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology at Sydney University. He is currently an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals on the role of atheroinflammation in coronary artery disease, and potential pharmacological modulators of this process. Dr Kaivan Vaidya was also nominated for the prestigious Ralph Reader Prize at the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2017 for his research.

Dr. Nitin Arora

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Paediatric Cardiologist

Paediatric Cardiologist Dr. Nitin Arora

Dr Arora is a paediatric cardiologist who specializes in diagnosis and management of children with complex congenital cardiac conditions. He qualified as a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (Paediatric and child health division), in 2012. He obtained extensive training in paediatric cardiology at national and international centres of excellence. Following his paediatric cardiology training at Children’s Hospital Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, he travelled to Canada to pursue advanced training in paediatric cardiology.

At Burwood Specialists, I offer prompt evaluation of children up to 17 years of age with suspected cardiac conditions. Diagnostic services offered at the clinic include paediatric echocardiogram and ECG.

Usual referrals to the service, but not restricted to, include:
- Evaluation of children with heart murmur,
- Children with family history of cardiac conditions,
- Children with multi system disorders requiring cardiac evaluation,
- Children with syndromes requiring cardiac assessment and
- Children with chest pain, palpitation etc.

Geriatrician

Dr. Lakshmi Venkateswaran

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Aged care specialty service

Geriatrician Dr. Lakshmi Venkateswaran

Dr. Venkateswaran offers a comprehensive medical specialist assessment including a specific focus on the following aspects:

  • Cognition
  • Dementia diagnosis and management
  • Falls
  • Gait imbalance
  • Polypharmacy
  • Chronic illness management

Paediatrician

Dr. Abhilasha Sharma

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Paediatrician and pain management

Paediatrician Dr. Abhilasha Sharma

In addition to general paediatric conditions, her special interest is in children’s acute and chronic medical conditions with particular interests in developmental delay, growth and behavioural concerns, ADHD, sleep disturbance, unsettled babies, constipation, incontinence and toileting problems and respiratory issues.

Dr Abhilasha Sharma is an Australian trained dual qualified Paediatrician and Specialist Pain Physician. She is a Staff Specialist in Pain Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.

She trained as a General Paediatrician at Mater Children’s Hospital, Brisbane and completed her Fellowship at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick (FRACP). She further trained in her second speciality in Pain Medicine at Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital. (FFPMANZCA)
Dr Sharma is a passionate clinician with expertise in a variety of paediatric conditions affecting newborns through to adolescents. She believes that children need an individually tailored management plan within their psycho-social environment. She enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary partnership with families, general practitioners, allied health professionals and educators to enable children reach their full potential.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Keval Pandya

English, Gujarati

Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Gastroenterologist Dr. Keval Pandya

Dr Keval Pandya is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, providing quality services in endoscopy, luminal gastrointestinal disease and liver disease. Dr Pandya completed his M.B.B.S from the University of New South Wales in 2012, graduating with Honours. He completed his basic physician training and advanced training in gastroenterology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a tertiary referral centre and liver transplantation unit. He then completed a fellowship year at Blacktown Hospital with an emphasis on inflammatory bowel disease and therapeutic endoscopy.

Dr Pandya’s services include the comprehensive investigation, diagnosis and management of iron deficiency anaemia, oesophageal disorders (including reflux disease, eosinophilic oesophagitis and motility disorders), dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. He has a specific interest in acute and chronic liver disease including non- alcoholic fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis and decompensated cirrhosis.

Dr Pandya is a GESA certified provider in diagnostic and therapeutic adult gastroscopy and colonoscopy. His endoscopic skills include cancer screening, management of upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding, variceal banding and glue ligation, dilatation of strictures (oesophageal, pyloric, colonic and ileal), thermal therapy for angioectasia and radiation proctitis, polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection (advanced polyps, early cancers) and percutaneous gastrostomy tube insertion.

He has completed a masters degree in clinical epidemiology at the University of Sydney and actively participates in clinical research, with several publications in peer reviewed medical journals. He has attended several national and international conferences and actively participates in teaching.

Dr Pandya takes pride in providing excellent patient care, with a holistic, compassionate and multidisciplinary approach. He is bilingual and can communicate fluently in English and Gujarati.

Gynaecologist

Dr. Harpreet Kaur Arora

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Gynaocologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Gynaecologist Dr. Harpreet Kaur Arora

Dr Harpreet Kaur Arora is a consultant Gynaecologist and an accredited advanced laparoscopic surgeon, with staff appointment at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She also has admitting and operating rights at Mater Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital.

She completed her Obstetrics and Gynaecology training from reputed centres in Melbourne and Brisbane. She did a year of advanced training at the Endoscopy unit, Royal Brisbane Women Hospital, and obtained competency in laparoscopic management of benign gynaecological conditions. After attaining her royal college fellowship in 2015, she undertook sub-speciality training in Urogynaecology at various national and international centres of excellence.

She has extensive experience in medical and surgical management of all benign gynaecological conditions such as fibroids, AUB and abnormal cervical cytology. She offers hysteroscopic resection and laparoscopic hysterectomy for fibroids and colposcopy for abnormal cervical cytology at the clinic. She specialises in vaginal and laparoscopic Urogynaecology and pelvic floor repair surgery for managing prolapse and incontinence.

At the clinics she offers consultative services, and has provisions for outpatient investigational and therapeutic procedures (urodynamic studies, posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) etc.).

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