Dr Dimuth Gunawardane
|Flinders Medical Centre (FMC)|
|Practice Responsibilities:||Consultant Pathologist|
|Specialities:||Histopathology and Cytopathology|
Dr Dimuth Gunawardane graduated with an MBBS from the North Colombo Medical College, Sri Lanka, in 1996. Following one year of internship, he commenced forensic pathology training in the Department of Forensic Medicine at the University of Colombo and the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, where he successfully completed a Diploma in Legal Medicine and MSc in Forensic Medicine.
In 2003, he immigrated to Australia and undertook a PhD in anatomical sciences at the Medical School, University of Adelaide, South Australia. Following successful completion of his PhD in 2007, Dr Gunawardane commenced specialist training in anatomical pathology at SA Pathology, gaining the fellowship of the RCPA in 2012. He has worked as a Consultant Pathologist at SA Pathology (at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital) and Healthscope Pathology Adelaide (Australian Clinical Labs) and is now based at SA Pathology- Flinders Medical Centre.
Dr Gunawardane enjoys all aspects of surgical pathology and cytopathology but has a special interest in gastroenterology pathology, cardiovascular pathology and uropathology. He also enjoys participating in medical student and registrar teaching. He is a member of the Australasian Division of the International Academy of Pathology and Australia and New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society (South Australia Branch Inc).