Welcome to Specialist Medicine Toowoomba

Our aim is to provide high quality Specialist General Physician care to the region. Our mission is to improve your ‘whole person’ health, delivering expertise in managing a broad range of acute and chronic health problems.

Dr Manuprabha Ratnayake

 Specialist General Physician.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (University of Melbourne), Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

What is a General Physician?

A General Physician is Medical Specialist trained in a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic skills. 

 

The role of a General Physician is diagnosis and management of problems that are complex and difficult.

 

Services

ECG 

An electric tracing of your heart is important if you have a chest complaint, especially chest pain or palpitations (heavy, fast or irregular heart beat) occurs

Spirometry

This is used as a basic test in Doctor’s rooms if you are likely to have breathing problems due to Asthma or smoking related lung disease. 

Exercise Test 

Exercise tests are performed for multiple reasons including assessment of chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness and fitness for work.

Holter Monitoring

When palpitations, dizziness fainting and loss of consciousness occur, heart rhythm needs to be investigated, preferably, in one’s usual environment.

ABPM

Blood pressure changes due to circumstances. Some patients’ blood pressure increased when visiting the Doctor 

Tilt Table Test

Fainting and dizziness, palpitations occur due to multiple reasons. It is important to rule out heart or brain disorders as the cause. 

Inpatient Care

When palpitations, dizziness fainting and loss of consciousness occur, heart rhythm needs to be investigated, preferably, in one’s usual environment.

Outpatient Appointments

Blood pressure changes due to circumstances.