Are you looking for a Child Specialist (Paediatrician) appointment for your child aged from Birth to 16 years?
We provide Paediatric Telehealth services to Australian families for after hours and on weekend.
All appointments are bulk billed.
How can we help you?
Dr Janaka is available for tele consult appointments to patients (consumers) from birth to 16 years. Tele consult appointments are available after hours on weekdays and Saturday mornings.
Your child must have a valid referral from a GP addressed to Dr Tennakoon prior to making an appointment.
Dr Janaka is committed supporting your patients from birth-16 years old with timely paediatric care. He can now offer consultations via telehealth. He is available for appointments on Weekdays after hours and Saturday mornings.
Referral can be made by clicking link below.
Meet Dr Janaka Tennakoon
MBBS DCH MD (Paediatrics) FRACP
Dr Janaka Tennakoon is a highly qualified and dedicated paediatrician who has extensive experience in general paediatrics, with special interest areas in Neonatology, neurodevelopmental and behavioural disorders. He is qualified to perform Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments (ADOS and 3di). Dr Tennakoon has conducted diabetic and diabetes management.
He is committed to providing Specialist Paediatric care in country and rural areas, having worked in Bendigo and contributed to outreach services in Swan Hill. Currently Dr Tennakoon is employed as a Staff Specialist and is establishing Dr Janaka Tennakoon Paediatric Clinic with a focus on telehealth.
Dr Tennakoon strives to further advance his own professional development and contribute to the medical community. He has been involved in quality assurance and clinical governance and continues to teach and mentor Medical Students, Junior Doctors and other health staff regularly. He supervises OTP (Overseas trained physician) Peer review consultants in Mildura, is involved in the RACP OTP sub-committee, and represents the college in the National Specialist IMG (International Medical Graduate) Committee. Dr Tennakoon is also currently working towards achieving Associate Fellowship of RACMA (Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators) and is studying a Masters in Health Administration.
Why choose us?
Highly qualified and dedicated paediatrician
Individualised and compassionate care
We have appointments available after hours or on weekend to suit busy parents' schedule
All appointments are bulk billed for Medicare holders
Easy and approachable
We welcome patients from 0 to 16 years for all general paediatric matters.
Private, discreet and confidential
Guaranteed reply within 1 working day
Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments
Assessments for NDIS participants
The current average waiting time for our service is 4 weeks.