Dr Anthony Whelan

Dr Whelan completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Sydney in 1979 and did his fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1986.  He is a respiratory specialist who has full time rights at the Goulburn Base Hospital.  He is also a senior lecturer at the ANU rural clinical school at the Goulburn Base Hospital.  Dr Whelan has been consulting at the Ellesmere Specialist Centre for over 30 years. He is available for appointments on 4823 0249.

Dr Sasikaran

Dr Sasikaran is a consultant physician and geriatrician. Dr Sasikaran is available for consultation in the following areas:  Dementia, cognitive impairment; behavioural problems (agitation, aggression, abusiveness); depression; delirium; Aged Care Assessment (ACAT); frequent falls; mobility assessments; frailty; Poly pharmacy; pain issues; multiple medical problems; osteoporosis; arthritis; severe CCF, COPD; poor appetite, feeding problems; carer stress; driving assessment; capacity assessment, POA, Guardianship; urinary & faecal incontinence; end of life care, palliative problems. As Dr Sasikaran’s speciality is Geriatrics, (for patients aged 65 and over), Dr Sasikaran will do Nursing Home and Home visits if referrals are appropriate. Dr Sasikaran is also available for General Physician consults if necessary. He is available for consultation on 4823 0223.

 

Dr Kaithal Shahir

Dr Shahir – Consultant Physician – has been a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians since 2011. Dr Shahir is a VMO Physician at Goulburn Base Hospital, as well as Nepean/Blue mountains and Hawkesbury areas.

Dr Shahir has an extensive background in nephrology, hypertension and antihypertensive drug therapy. Dr Shahir will be happy to accept referrals in the following areas of his specialty, and also including referrals for General Physician consults.

  • Hypertension, including drug resistant hypertension and secondary hypertension and the investigation of secondary causes
  • Hypertension in pregnancy
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Antihypertensive drug therapy including diuretics
  • Oedema
  • Abnormalities on urinalysis including proteinuria
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • General nephrology
  • Vasculitis
  • Diabetic renal disease

Dr Shahir is available for consultation on 4823 0223.

Dr Ganesh Ramanathan

Dr Ganesh as he likes to be known,  has recently gained his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Dr Ganesh is a full time VMO Physician at Goulburn Base Hospital. Dr Ganesh has an extensive background in nephrology, hypertension and antihypertensive drug therapy. Dr Ganesh will be happy to accept referrals in these areas of his specialty, and also including referrals for General Physician consults. Dr Ganesh is also happy to accommodate patients with home visits including residential aged care facilities when required. He is available for consultation on 4823 0223.