Dr Julian Fidge

Dr Fidge is our practice principal for both Docker Street and South Wangaratta Medical Clinics. After working as a pharmacist for 10 years, Dr Fidge went on to study a Bachelor of medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery in 2000 at the University of Queensland.

Dr Fidge opened his first practice at Docker Street in Wangaratta in 2009. He then saw the need in the community and went on to build a brand new, purpose-built practice in Wangaratta South in 2016.

 In his spare time Dr Fidge likes to watch movies, go horse riding and to maintain his farm.

Special interests:
Pain Management
General Family Medicine
Drug and alcohol problems
Weight management
Skin Cancer Checks
Skin Cancer management

 Dr Fidge works out of our South Wangaratta Clinic 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Dr Ayyaz Azam

Dr Ahmed (Ayyaz) Azam moved to Wangaratta in 2017 with his family. Dr Azam studied medicine in Pakistan at the Riphah International University and graduated in 2007. Before Dr Azam joined our family practice, he worked in Broken Hill at a busy hospital in the Emergency Department. Dr Azam has completed a Diploma in Child health with The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network in 2016. He is fluent in English and has experience in Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics.

Dr Azam enjoys spending his spare time with his family.

Areas of interest:
Paediatrics
General medicine
Emergency medicine

Dr Azam works out of our Docker Street Clinic 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and does alternating Saturdays.

Dr Thoshitha Weerasinghe

Dr Weerasinghe studied medicine in Sri Lanka at the University of Peradeniya Faculty of Medicine graduating in 2007.
He moved to the North East with his family to join the practice in 2017.
He is fluent in both English and Sinhalese and has a special interest in travel medicine.

Special interests:
Travel Medicine
General Family Medicine
Paediatrics

Dr Weerasinghe works out of our South Wangaratta Clinic 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
and does alternating Saturdays at Docker Street.    

Dr Ravindra Abeyawardana

Dr Abeyawardana moved to the North East with his family in 2017. He and his family are enjoying the lifestyle that the North East of Victoria provides. Dr Abeyawardana studied medicine in Pakistan at the Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, where he graduated in 2000. He speaks several languages including : English, French, German, Sinhalese, Tamil and Urdu.

Dr Abeyawardana's hobbies include playing cricket and travelling.

Special interests:
General Family Medicine
Mental health
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Dr Arbewardana Works out of our South Wangaratta Clinic 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
and does alternating Saturdays at Docker Street.

Dr Wasu Palliyaguru

Dr Palliyaguru is our clinics female doctor, who has special interest and experience in Women's Health. Other areas of interest include Antenatal Care and Paediatrics.
Dr Palliyaguru studied medicine in Sri Lanka at the University or Ruhuna where she graduated in 1997. She is fluent in English and Sinhalese.
In her spare time Dr Palliyaguru enjoys bush walking, charity work and meditation. 

Special interests:
Womens' Health
Paediatrics
Antenatal care
General Family Medicine

Dr Palliyaguru works out of our South Wangaratta Clinic 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday 
and she does alternating Saturdays at Docker Street.

Dr Jasmine Yin

Dr  Jasmine Yin  has recently moved to Wangaratta and has just recently joined our team. She studied medicine in China at Zhejiang University and obtained her MBBS in 2010 and Masters Degree of Clinical Medicine-Surgical Stream in 2012. Dr Jasmine YIN had extensive training in surgery. She is fluent in both English and Chinese, and is LGBTIQ+ friendly.

Dr Jasmine Yin enjoys spending her spare time sleeping, studying and online shopping.

Special interests:
Sexual Health
HIV Management
Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction
Skin Cancer Management & Surgery

Dr Jasmine Yin currently works out of our South Wangaratta Medical Centre 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday except for Thursday mornings.

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