Ochre Medical Centre Deniliquin, NSW

FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL: (03) 5880 1900

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Improving the health of our communities.

Local Family GP Doctor

Ochre Medical Centre Deniliquin

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
9.00am to 5.00pm

8-12 Hardinge Street
Deniliquin NSW 2710

Call: (03) 5880 1900

Overview
Ochre Medical Centre Deniliquin is centrally located, adjacent to the hospital and across the road from McDonalds. The medical centre was opened in October 2012 and has facilities for seven doctors, plus two allied health rooms and pathology rooms. Ample free parking is available.

Hours of operation
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Billing Type
Ochre Health is a mixed billing practice. Bulk billing is available at the discretion of the individual doctor and as a general guide, pensioners,  and children under 16 years can be bulk billed. Please note that Healthcare cards are not accepted. Ask our friendly reception team for more details. Please also note, we have systems in place to process your Medicare rebate claims on the spot.

List of visiting and on-site allied health and pathology services
Pathology West
Psychologist

 

Dr. Albert Liebenberg (FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr. Liebenberg is working as a General Practitioner in Deniliquin Medical Centre. He completed his MBChB in South Africa.

Dr Rekshini Wijesingha (MBBS) – GP Registrar
Dr. Wijesingha is working as a GP Registrar in Deniliquin Medical Centre. She completed her MBBS in Sri Lanka.

Dr Paula Armanious (MBCHB, AMC) – General Practitioner
Dr Armanious is working as a General Practitioner in Deniliquin Medical Centre. She has a strong interest in rural medicine and country living.

Dr Deeptha Kumarasinge – General Practitioner
Dr Kumarasinge holds a medical degree from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and a Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesiology from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. In his 16 years working in hospitals throughout Sri Lanka, he has had various roles from a critical care doctor to a consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist. Moving to Australia in December 2017, he worked in Campbelltown Hospital in Sydney for two years’ as an emergency registrar, and completed his Australian Medical Council (AMC) clinical examination in July 2019. Joining Ochre Medical Centre Deniliquin in May 2020, he brings to the community 18 years’ experience in critical care medicine (anaesthesia, intensive care and emergency medicine), together with almost four years’ international GP experience. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, reading, and exploring regional Australia with his family to allow his two young daughters to learn important cultural diversities.

Dr Nishan Silva – General Practitioner
Having completed his medical studies at the University of Colombo in 2008, Dr Nishan Silva has practised in areas of Internal Medicine, General practice and Emergency Medicine. He moved from Sri Lanka to Australia in 2018 with his family, initially settling in Sydney to work at the Campbelltown Hospital as a Registrar in Emergency Medicine with short rotations at Fairfield and Camden Hospitals. He wishes to specialise in General Practice and has selected the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for his training. With more than 20 extended abstract publications under his name, Dr Silva specialises in digital health with a special interest in health research. His wife, Dr Madushani Silva, is also a GP, with a special interest in anaesthesia and psychology. Dr Silva is looking forward to joining the community of Deniliquin, as the laidback country lifestyle appealed to him and his wife to raise their two young daughters. In his spare time, Dr Silva loves to fish, so he is thrilled to be able to get down to the Edward River on the weekends.

 

Address
8-12 Hardinge Street
Deniliquin NSW 2710

PO Box 521
Deniliquin NSW 2710

Telephone
(03) 5880 1900

Overview
Deniliquin also known locally as “Deni” is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales close to the border with Victoria. Deniliquin is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 600 kms from NSW’s capital city of Sydney. In the 2011 Census the population of Deniliquin was 7,494.

Deniliquin is also known as the “Ute” capital of the world, Deniliquin is situated on a tributary of the Murray River, 723 km south-west of Sydney. The town holds The Guinness Book of Records world title for the most utes mustered in one place – over 6,172 utes in 2005. The annual Play on the Plains Festival and Ute Muster in October is a fun-packed local event not to be missed.

Deniliquin is in the centre of Riverina sheep-station country and on the fringe of the world’s largest red gum forest, where birds and wildlife abound in the Barmah Wetlands. A network of forest trails offers bushwalking, camping, biking and bird-watching.

 

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