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Doctor’s Profile

Dr. Devini Ameratunga

Dr. Devini Ameratunga

MBBS (Hons) FRANZCOG MReproMED

About Dr Ameratunga

Devini graduated from the Australian National University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of surgery (Hons). Prior to pursuing medicine, Devini undertook a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of QLD. Devini did most of her Obstetrics & Gynaecology training at The Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. She undertook a year Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy at the Gold Coast University Hospital (Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society Accredited) before moving to Brisbane to be close to her family. Devini finished her training and commenced Specialty practice at the Mater Mothers Hospital. She is now a part-time staff Specialist at the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital. Devini is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of QLD Medical school and is involved in the curriculum, examination and teaching of medical students. She also continues to undertake research in her field, has published in numerous international journals and has completed a Masters in Reproductive Medicine. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Devini’s focus is on providing comprehensive and high-quality care for her gynaecology and fertility patients. She works hard at effective communication and individualising treatment plans to optimise outcomes. Devini has always had a keen interest in surgery and remains up-to-date by attending various workshops and courses throughout the year.

Through City Fertility, Devini is part of an experienced clinical and embryological team dedicated to achieving successful pregnancy outcomes.

Qualifications

 

Undergraduate

MBBS (Hons) – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours Class I) 2007

Postgraduate

MRANZCOG – Member of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of
Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

FRANZCOG – Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of
Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

MReproMed – Masters of Reproductive Medicine

 

Professional Practices

 

Private Consulting Rooms

– Level 10, 225 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane QLD 4000

Private Hospital Appointments and Operating

– Brisbane Private Hospital
– Mater Private Hospital
– Wesley Hospital

Public Hospital Appointments

– Mater Mothers Hospital

Other Professional Activities
– Senior Lecturer University of Queensland Medical School
– Lecturer for GPs undertaking Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Royal Australian and New Zealand (DRANZCOG)
– Reviwer Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (JARG)

 

Publications and Presentations

 

  • Ameratunga D., Flemming T., Angstetra A., et al. Exploring the impact of endometriosis on partners. Article in Press. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research, 2017.
  • Hettiarachchi P, Ameratunga D, Angstetra D. The Public and Endometriosis: An Australian Perspective. Poster presentation Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (their 2nd annual Congress) 2016.
  • Ameratunga D, Said J, Reidy K, Palma-Dias R. Perinatal Outcomes Following the Ultrasound Diagnosis of Echogenic Bowel: An Australian Perspective. Fetal Diagn Ther 2012;31:141-146.
  • Ameratunga D, Goldin J, Hickey M. Sleep disturbance in menopause. Internal Medicine Journal 2012; (42)7;742-7.
  • Hickey M, Ameratunga D, Marino J. Review: Unscheduled bleeding in continuous combined hormone therapy users. Maturitas. 2011 Dec;70(4):400-3.
  • Ameratunga D, Weston G, Osianlis T, Catt J, Vollenhoven B, “In Vitro Fertilisation With Donor Eggs In Post-Menopausal Women: Are There Differences In Pregnancy Outcomes In Women With Premature Ovarian Failure Compared With Women With Physiological Age-Related Menopause” Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 2009: (26) 9: 511-514.

….Presentation at the 12th World Congress, International Menopause Society, Madrid, May 2008.

  • Ameratunga D, Sceales D. “Exposure of Male Medical Students to Intimate Examinations”. Presentation at the ANZAME National Conference 2007 (Canberra).
  • Ameratunga D, Johnston L, Burns Y, “Goal Directed Upper Limb Movements in Children With and Without DCD: A Window into Perceptual Motor Function”. Physiotherapy Journal Research International 2004: (9) 1:1-12.
  • “Organ Donation in Australia” A background paper to inform a policy document for the Australian Medical Association, 2007. Authors: Ameratunga D, Jalilian C, Ho L, Sypek S, Tosovic S, Clugston G.

 

Memberships

– AGES: Australasia Gynaecological Endoscopic and Surgery Society
– FSA: The Fertility Society of Australia
– AMA: Australian Medical Association
– AHPRA Registration (ID: 1666766286)