Dr Shanka Karunarathne
MBBS, FCCP, MMed (Sleep Medicine), FRACP
Respiratory, Sleep Physician and Interventional Pulmonologist
Dr Shanka Karunarathne completed advanced training in Respiratory and Sleep medicine at Royal Adelaide Hospital and obtained his fellowship from Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2012. He then undertook a fellowship in Lung Cancer and Pleural disease including advanced bronchoscopy and pleural procedure skills in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Perth) and St Mariana Hospital (Tokyo). Following that, Shanka completed a Master of Medicine (MMed) in Sleep Medicine from the University of Sydney.
He has ongoing involvement in Education, Research and Teaching in the fields of Respiratory, Sleep medicine and Interventional Pulmonology. He has presented his research projects at national and international conferences.
He provides care for patients with:
• Lung Cancer and Pleural disease
• Respiratory conditions such as Asthma, COPD, Shortness of Breath and Chronic Cough.
• Sleep disorders such as Sleep apnoea, Snoring, Restless Leg Syndrome, Parasomnias and Insomnia.
Shanka is the Director of Thoracic Procedure Unit at NALHN, holds a Staff Specialist position at the Lyell McEwin Hospital and is a Clinical Lecturer in The University of Adelaide.
Shanka provides Bronchoscopy, EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound), Pleural procedure and other Interventional Pulmonology services in both the public and Private sector. He also organizes Home based/ In lab Sleep Studies and NIV titration in the Public and Private Sector.
Dr Anuk Kruavit (MBBS, BMedSci, FRACP)
Respiratory & Sleep Medicine and General Medicine Physician
He moved to Australia from Thailand in 1996 and completed his medical training at the University of Melbourne (MBBS, BMedSci) in 2007. He spent his early years of physician training in Melbourne, Victoria, before gaining further experience in the Northern Territory and eventually moving to Flinders Medical Centre, where he was awarded dual FRACP in both General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in 2017. He later completed his Sleep Medicine fellowship at Flinders Medical Centre the following year.
Dr. Kruavit is an active member of several national and international respiratory/sleep and internal medicine societies. He has several scientific publications and continues to be actively involved in research activity. His many interests include airways disease, pleural disease, lung cancer, interventional pulmonology, obstructive sleep apnoea and complex respiratory sleep disorders, obesity and metabolic syndrome and Indigenous health.
Dr. Kruavit has combined his training and is currently practicing as a Consultant Physician in both fields of General Medicine and Respiratory & Sleep Medicine. He is also involved in the Bariatric Management and Intervention program within the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, and currently offers respiratory management service to Indigenous patients at Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Health Service. Apart from consulting at the Elizabeth Specialists Suite, he also manages inpatients at the Calvary Wakefield, Flinders Private and Stirling Hospitals.
Dr Swapnil Pandit (Bobby) (MBBS, FRCS, FRACS)
Dr Pandit is an esteemed and well respected Orthopaedic Surgeon who graduated from Shivaji University, India in 1995.
He then gained further training in Orthopaedics in Dundee, Scotland graduating in 2001 and gained Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (orthopaedics and trauma) in 2006. Then a Fellowship at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011. He currently consults and operates across Adelaide, primarily at Calvary Central Districts and Wakefield Hospitals plus Ashford Hospital.
His special interests are in hip, knee and shoulder replacement along with sports related orthopaedic and trauma surgeries.
He has been performing anterior approach minimal incision Total Hip Replacement since 2013 plus navigational Knee Replacements since 2006.
He also does robotic assisted total Knee Replacement.
Dr Ravi Ruberu (MBBS, BMedSci, FRACP)
Physician & Geriatrician
Dr. Ruberu is a general physician with training in geriatric medicine. He has strong interests in research, teaching and medical communication. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and Society for Neuroscience (USA). Dr. Ruberu holds the title of senior lecturer in clinical medicine at the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.His areas of interests include:
Management of complex medical conditions
Dr Angeline Khoo (MBChB, MMed (Periop), FRACP)
Physician & Geriatrician
Dr Angeline Khoo is a specialist geriatrician and a general physician who strongly believes in holistic and individualised patient care. She completed her undergraduate medical education from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2009. She obtained her fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) in 2018 after completing her postgraduate training in geriatric and general medicine in Australia.
Dr Khoo was awarded with Master of Medicine in Perioperative Medicine from Monash University in 2018. She is currently in her final year of study in Master of Health Services Management. She has a diverse interest in healthcare with focus in the management of complex medical comorbidities and cognitive impairment such as dementia and delirium.
Dr Khoo has public hospital appointment as a part-time geriatrician. She is a member of the Rostrum.
Dr Manodhi Saranapala (MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRACP) Consultant Endocrinologist
Dr Manodhi Saranapala is an Endocrinologist and a General Physician and completed her training at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). Dr Saranapala is interested in Endocrine research and is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of stress, Obesity and Adrenal function at the University of Adelaide.
Areas of Special Interest:
• Type 1
• Type 2
Endocrine disorders in pregnancy
Multiple complex medical problems/ General Medicine
• Adelaide Clinical Endocrine Society
• Royal Australasian College of Physicians
• Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka
• Ceylon College of Physicians