Dr Navaratne is a Psychiatrist who has had advanced training in Consult Liaison Psychiatry, focusing particularly on General Adult Psychiatry. He has an interest in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) - a proven alternative treatment for depression.
Dr Ajith Navaratne completed his MBBS at Colombo Teaching Hospitals, University of Colombo Sri Lanka. He then undertook and completed his Post Graduate Medicine Training at the University of Colombo Sri Lanka before moving to Australia in 2007. Dr Navaratne worked in numerous hospitals in Victoria and Queensland before relocating to Toowoomba to commence further training in psychiatry. Dr Navaratne completed his Fellowship with Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry in 2018. Following this, he moved to the North Coast of NSW and since that time worked as a Consultant and Liaison Psychiatrist. He is currently responsible for the ongoing training and education or psychiatric registrars and medical students.
Dr Navaratne provides both outpatient consultation and hospital admissions at The Southport Private Hospital.