Dr Lakshmi Fernandes

Dr Lakshmi Fernandes

MBBS, FRANZCP

Lakshmi is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in working with people who have difficulty adjusting to severe physical illness and co-existing physical and mental health issues.

Hollywood Private Hospital
Ramsay Clinic Hollywood

Psychiatry

11 Robin Warren Drive
Murdoch
WA
6150

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Profile

Clinical Practice

Lakshmi is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in working with people who have difficulty adjusting to severe physical illness, and co-existing physical and mental health issues. Her special interests include chronic pain, functional pain syndromes, depression and anxiety in chronic illness. She is an advocate of integrated health care, and using a multidisciplinary team to achieve optimal care for her patients.

Background & Training

Dr Fernandes completed her specialist training in the sub-speciality of Consultation-Liaison psychiatry in the UK and worked as a consultant psychiatrist for 11 years.

In 2011, Lakshmi relocated to Perth and has worked in Rockingham General Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital in the Consultation Liaison service team. 

 

Special Interests
Special Interests
• Chronic Pain Assessments and Management • Adult Mood Disorders • Comorbid Substance Use • Functional Disorders • Illness Behaviour
Sub-Specialties
• Mood disorders • Pain management • Psychotic disorders
Other Practice Location(s)
Fiona Stanley Hospital