191 Ballarat Road, Maidstone, VIC 3012


Dr Thant Syn

Qualifications: Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Occupation: General Practitioner (GP)

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English & Burmese

Medical Specialties & Interest: - Paediatrics and Community Child Health- General Practice- Humanitarian Medicine/ Health of the Humanitarian Immigrants.

Lecturer: The Rural Clinical School ( Albury WodongaCampus)The University of New South Wales (Medicine)

Medical EducatorPostgraduate Vocational Trainingfor GP Registrars and AssessorPractice Experience ProgramMurray City Country Coast GP Training

Dr Thant Syn is an Australian-based health professional. Thant is a UK-trained GP (General Practitioner). He obtained his MBBS degree in Rangoon, Burma, and then undertook postgraduate work in Public Health majoring in Primary Health Care at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. He attained his Master’s Degree with a research project in biostatistics.

He moved to the United Kingdom in 1990 and underwent postgraduate training in Paediatrics. In 1999 he achieved his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in Medicine of Childhood after which he decided on a career change and retrained to become a General Practitioner. After receiving clinical training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, he was successful in obtaining a position in the Plymouth GP Vocational Training Scheme, England in 2001. He trained in Health Care for the Elderly, Clinical Oncology, and Rehabilitation Medicine. His GP training practice was in Kingsbridge, South Devon countryside of England serving the rural population. Having passed the examination, he was admitted to the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) in 2003 and he served five years as GP Principal in Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England.

He then decided to move to Australia with his family in 2008 and practiced as a GP in Wodonga from 2008 to 2011 before deciding to set up Daintree Medical Centre. Thant is an accredited GP Trainer for the Bogong Regional Training Network and he supervises Registrars and International Medical Graduates. He is also actively involved in training Medical Students.

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