Our Doctors

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Dr Devika Jayawardena, MBBS FRACGP AMC NZREX & Accredited Drug & Alcohol Screening Officer

Dr Devika has been a GP for many years in Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Australia, and has vast experience in a whole range of general practice issues. She is an Accredited Drug and Alcohol Screening Officer. She is available to visit onsite for Corporate Clients wanting to conduct random Drug & Alcohol Screenings.

Special Interests:

  • Skin Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Onsite Drug and Alchol Screening
  • Onsite Vaccinations including Q-Fever
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Dr. Tasawar Aslam, MBBS FRACGP MRCGP ACRRM MMed DipOEM DAME

Dr Aslam is very experienced in men’s health and surgical procedures such as vasectomies and circumcisions. These procedures incur a private cost as they are not covered by Medicare.

Dr Aslam also has a wealth of experience in many other surgical procedures and also has a special interest in corporate medicine. He is a registered DAME (Designated Aviation Medical Examiner).

Special Interests:

  • Vasectomies
  • Circumcisions
  • Procedural Work
  • Skin Grafts
  • Corporate Medicine
  • Aviation Medicals
  • Emergency Response Medical Assessments
  • Rail Medicals
  • Diving Medicals (Commercial and Recreational)
  • Commercial Drivers Medicals
  • Taxi and Uber Medicals
  • Coalboard Medicals (QLD)
  • Pre Employment Medicals including Truck Driving
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Doctors On Fifth Services and Policies

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Our practice has a strict No Narcotics Policy; we do not prescribe drugs of addiction. No drugs of addiction are kept on the premises. 

We have a No Smoking Policy. Please respect the comfort of other patients by not smoking in the vicinity of the entrance. 

Please respect others by not eating or drinking in the waiting room (with the exception of babies) or speaking loudly on your mobile phone.

Our practice abides by the strict code of the Australian Privacy Principles in the collection, handling, storage, disclosure and disposal of your personal information. You have the right to access or correct your personal information. A copy of our practice privacy policy is available for reading from our reception.
Our vision is to provide our patients with excellent healthcare services

with a personal touch.

NEW PATIENTS AND CORPORATE CLIENTS WELCOME!

We offer a comprehensive range of general practice medical services including:

  • Vasectomy
  • Circumcision
  • Skin grafts
  • Corporate medicine
  • Drug and alcohol screening (onsite option available to Corporate Clients wanting to conduct random onsite drug and alcohol screenings)
  • General medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Children’s health
  • Family planning
  • Implanon insertion/removal
  • Antenatal shared care
  • Pap smears
  • Breast checks
  • Health Checks
  • Immunisations
  • Chronic disease management e.g. diabetes, asthma, heart disease, GP management plans, enhanced primary care referrals, health assessments, ECG and spirometry
  • Mental health care plans
  • Treatment of accidents and injuries including suturing and plastering
  • Skin cancer diagnosis and treatments including excisions, cryotherapy
  • Travel vaccinations and Q Fever vaccinations
  • License medicals/pre-employment medicals including aviation medicals

WorkCover (self-insured option also available) PLEASE NOTE: Some procedures such as vasectomies and circumcisions may incur a private fee as they are not covered by Medicare and therefore cannot be bulk-billed.

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 000

Events

Shingles Vaccines, available now!

The shingles vaccine, has been approved to be placed on the National Immunisation Program, to be provided free of charge from 1 November 2016 to people aged 70 years. There will also be a five year catch-up program for people aged 71 – 79 years. Doctors on Fifth is now stocking the shingles vaccine!

Book an appointment to get your vaccine today!

For more information, go to:

http://immunise.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/news-20152307 

Healthy Hips Week

Up to 1 in every 50 babies are being treated for hip dysplasia in Australia currently. Yet many parents have never heard of the condition until the diagnosis and are left overwhelmed and bewildered.

Healthy Hips Week (23rd- 29th April) aims to bring together people from the hip dysplasia community, and beyond, to raise much needed funds to expand the support services and awareness campaigns of Healthy Hips Australia.

For more information, go to: http://www.healthyhipsaustralia.org.au/healthy-hips-week/

World Immunisation Week – #VaccinesWork

Celebrated in the last week of April (24th April- 28th April), World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunisation saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the worlds most successful and cost-effective health interventions.

Book an appointment to get your vaccine today!

Book an Online Appointment

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