8 Fairwood Rise, Officer, VIC 3809

Overview

Dr. Tharesh Iddagoda MBBS, FRACGP undertook his undergraduate training at the University of Colombo in Srilanka in 2003. He worked in Srilanka for 3 years before migrating to Australia in 2006 with his wife and his then six-month-old daughter.

Tharesh started his medical career as an emergency doctor at Frankston Hospital in 2007. Over the next three years, he worked at various departments in Frankston and Rosebud Hospital including geriatric, rehabilitation, and palliative care centers in Mornington before he entered the Bogong Regional Training (Australian General Practice Training) in 2010.

He worked as a General Practice Registrar in Albury – Wodonga before he moved back to Frankston with his family, where he worked as a general practitioner for the last seven years.

Following the completion of his training in 2012, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He currently works closely with the Royal Australian College of General practitioners as an examiner.

He has a special interest in dermatology and skin cancer management in primary care.

His other special interests are chronic disease management including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, asthma, emphysema, rheumatology, preventative medicine, geriatric and paediatric medicine.   

With his passion for general practice and family medicine, Tharesh is proud to provide complete family health care with a strong emphasis on quality and continuity of care.

Dr. Tharesh is also fluent in Sinhala.

He’s a keen fan of Hawthorn and Melbourne Storm clubs, loves watching cricket in summer, and loves walking with his family and his Golden Retriever. He also enjoys travelling with his family.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhalese

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