Caring is our calling
Dr Piumali Gunawardene is a visiting Geriatrician at Matilda Nepean. She has a special interest in perioperative care, frailty, dementia, osteoporosis, geriatric syndromes and the management of complex medical issues.
In addition to her work at Matilda Nepean, Dr Gunawardene works as a staff specialist at Nepean Public Hospital where she also teaches medical students attached to the Sydney Clinical School. She also sees patients as a visiting medical officer at various private facilities throughout the Nepean region.
She completed her medical internship at Concord Hospital before undertaking basic and advanced physician training at Nepean and Blacktown Hospitals. She also has a PhD in frailty from the University of Sydney.