Dr Lahiru Amaratunge


Dr Lahiru Amaratunge believes in improving the safety and quality of patient care through a patient centred approach, improving the knowledge and skills of the healthcare team, advancing the healthcare systems that allow us to deliver exceptional healthcare and practising comprehensive perioperative medicine.

Lahiru has a special interest in anaesthesia for vascular, thoracics, orthopaedics, obstetrics, general, ophthalmology and ENT surgery. Additionally, he is skilled in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia and acute pain management.

Lahiru graduated from Monash University with honours and completed his general medical and anaesthetic training at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. He gained further specialist training at the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital and completed a general and simulation fellowship year at Western Health and the Royal Darwin Hospital.

Lahiru is an instructor for the PROMPT obstetric programme, the ACE airway course, and am committed to the teaching of medical students, junior doctors and anaesthetics trainees.

He is a member of the ASA and ANZCA.