Families

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.

Practitioners

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

Consultant Paediatrician

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.

"My mission is to provide family centred paediatrician consultations to Australian children and families with minimal waiting times and a focus on consumer participation in health care delivery."

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

Waiting Times

The current average waiting time for our service is 4 weeks.

Reach out to us

Please fill out the enquiry form below and we will get back to you with the response within 1-2 business days.

 

ABOUT US

Dr Janaka Online Paediatrics Clinic aims to provide paediatrics consultations to children from birth to 16 years of age via Telehealth. All appointments are bulk billed if patient has a valid Medicare card.

CONSULTING HOURS

Saturday: 8am – 12pm 
Weekdays: Available after 5 pm on selected days 

CONTACT US

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