Our Staff

The doctors at the Elmwood Medical Centre are all highly qualified, and are committed to excellent patient care
Drs Roomsand continuing professional development and training.

The Elmwood Medical Centre is an accredited General Practice and an accredited General Practice Training Clinic.

Profiles of our Doctors:

carmen Dr Carmen Padilla
Dr Padilla has been with the Elmwood Medical Centre for over 6  years. She provides general medical services Monday to Friday and has a special interest in women’s health, child health, neurology and management of family medicine. Dr Padilla speaks Spanish as well as English. Dr Padilla enjoys bushwalking and spending time with her family.

Dr Imalka Wettesinghe
MBBS,FRACGP,DCH, Diploma in Dermatology
Dr Wettesinghe has been with the Elmwood Medical Centre for the past 5 years. She has a special interest in women’s, children’s and chronic health conditions. Dr Wettesinghe and her husband are raising their 3 boys in the local community.

godwinDr Godwin Mbachilin
Dr Mbachilin provides general medical services including evenings until 8 pm and every Saturday. Dr Mbachilin runs a pharmacotherapy clinic, and has a special interest in pain management. He enjoys spending time with his young family and church.

Dr Iranga JayasundaraDr Iranga Jayasundara
MBBS, DCH, Diploma in Dermatology
I have a special interest in Women’s and Children’s Health, Mental Health, Dermatology and practical procedures. I really enjoy practising Buddhism and living in the country.

Dr Sharmalie AtukoralaDr Sharmalie Atukorala
Dr Sharmalie Atukorala from London, UK commenced practicing as a GP at the Elmwood Medical Centre since February 2016. All her consultations will be bulk-billed.
Dr Atukorala is a specialist GP (Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) and her areas of interest are women’s health including pregnancy care, family planning, pain management and chronic disease management/geriatric care.
“I have a real passion in helping young women with family planning, in particular all types of contraception including copper and Mirena IUD, and Implanon. Elmwood Medical Centre as a bulk-billing clinic suits me perfectly as I do not believe there should be any barriers for those who need medical care and advice.”
“I am proud to be a part of GP team in Elmwood who are committed to guide and support our patients’ journey with high standard medical care.”

Dr Torquil Duncan-BrownDr Torquil Duncan-Brown

Dr Duncan-Brown is a specialist GP who has worked as a rural GP in Northern NSW in 2007. He is a GP who joins us from his position as a senior doctor and medical educator in a large teaching practice in the UK where he was the practice lead for child health, men’s health and renal medicine, with a real passion for holistic cradle-to-grave care.
“Being a third generation GP in my family has given me great insight into thorough quality care. I believe that this should be readily accessible to all and so Elmwood Medical Centre is the ideal match for me. I’m looking forward to getting to know the community much better” says Dr Duncan-Brown

IMG_1701Dr Sriram Vadlamani
Dr Vadlamani Is trained in general practice and dermatology. He is a Hindu by religion. Working since 2003 in various settings including hospital wards and clinics, rehabilitation units, after hours clinics and hospice.  He has been working as a fulltime GP since 2009 after obtaining MRCGP (UK).  He is also known as Dr RAM. Dr Vadlamani has a special interest in caring for the elderly and palliative medicine and brings a wealth of knowledge to Elmwood Medical Centre.

Dr Muhammad UsmanMuhammad
Recently joining our team at Elmwood Medical Centre Dr Usman has been working as a GP for 9 years. He has an interest in mental health and skin issues.



Our Nursing Staff

The Elmwood Medical centre is well supported by our excellent nursing staff. Our nurses perform Pap smears and children’s immunisations, in addition to adult immunisations. Our nurses are also well versed in wound care and infection control, and delight in assisting our GP’s with minor procedures. The nurses are also able to perform ECG’s and spirometry testing onsite for your convenience. Our nurses are also very involved with the Chronic Disease Management program and can help you with your regular health assessments.

IMG_1695Megan Chick
Practice Nurse

Joye CrimminsJoye Crimmins

Practice Nurse

Kim GigliottiKim Gigliotti

Practice Nurse

Our Allied Health and Admin

taniaTania Dixon
Mental Health Nurse
Tania provides mental health service under the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program. Tania uses techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help provide long term support to patients who meet the program criteria. You can speak to your GP at Elmwood to discuss a referral to Tania, who is at Elmwood one day per week. Tania also specialises in helping those patients who hear voices.

marcMarc Williams
Marc provides mental health services under the Access to Allied Psychological Services program facilitated by the Hume Medicare Local. The program provides cognitive behaviour therapy to those patients with mild to moderate mental health conditions. Marc is available one day each week, and can be referred to by your GP at Elmwood.

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Kate Munro

Our dietitians primarily assist people with chronic disease prevention & management, including diabetes. They further aid in fertility issues, weight gain & loss troubles & general digestive issues (IBS, eczema, bloating).  Our dietitians have extensive knowledge for patients of all ages and activity levels, extending into the athletic population. Whether is it making simple and effective changes to help improve your overall health, or addressing health concerns to enhance your quality of life, our dietitians  are here to help.

Judy Mills IMG_1697
Practice Manager
Having worked in medical administration for over 17 years I bring several years experience of management and administration skills to Elmwood Medical. I have recently moved to the North East Victoria from the Central Coast of NSW and joined Elmwood Medical Centre 2017. I enjoy the challenges and the diversity of working within General Practice.  The North East region is a large growth area with wide open spaces to explore.