Mitcham Private Hospital would like to welcome Dr Amit Zutshi, psychiatrist, who has commenced consulting at our on-site consulting suites. Amit brings along more than 12 years of experience in psychiatry.He will provide both in-patient and out-patient treatment for patients aged between 16-65.
Dr Anupam Pokharel, psychiatrist - General Adult Psychiatry (from 18 years to old age). Anupam consults regularly onsite at Mitcham Private Hospital, supporting both outpatient and inpatient psychiatric services.
Arun graduated from the Imperial College School of Medicine, London. He has wide experience practising psychiatry across Australasia. He is an Honorary Fellow with the University of Melbourne and a member of the Victorian Faculty of Psychotherapy.
Dr De Silva is a locally trained psychiatrist, with over 10 years of practice in psychiatry, both in New Zealand and Australia with experience in peri natal psychiatry, early psychosis, trans-cultural issues and migrant mental health, personality disorders and old age psychiatry.
Dr Taylor has over 10 years of practice in psychiatry with a broad range of experience in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. He has been practicing in Australia as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2011.
Current Appointments• The Melbourne Clinic• Kilmore Colonial Bank Specialist Centre• Latrobe Regional Hospital
Special interestsDr Taylor is interested in developing a broad psychiatric practice at Mitcham Private Hospital. He works with patients using a broad bio-psychosocial approach using a range of tailored treatment strategies, including: brief and long term psychotherapy (psychodynamic, supportive and CBT) andpharmacotherapy.
Dr Taylor is keen to work with general practitioners as well as psychologists and other health practitioners. He will provide psychiatric assessments and ongoing outpatient management as well as conducting comprehensive assessment and management plans for the following and other conditions:
• Mood and Anxiety Disorders• Interpersonal/personality difficulties• Bipolar Disorder• Schizophrenia• Stress• Grief
Mitcham Private Hospital would like to introduce Dr Eranthanie (Hiranthi) Perera. Hiranthi is a local (Victorian) trained psychiatrist having completed training at Box Hill Hospital and The Alfred currently working across both public and private mental health services.
Kwong comes to us after completing more than 23 years of psychiatric experience in the public hospital sector in Australia. He obtained his Fellowship from the RANZCP and completed advanced training in General Adult Psychiatry.