Our Team

Our Doctors

Dr Dandeniya Wijeratne

FRACGP, MBBS. AMC. MHHM (Aus). Cert Aesthetic Medicine-AAAM-USA, FRACGP

Dr Dandeniya migrated to Australia to do his Masters. After successfully completing his Masters studies he joined Hamilton Base Hospital where he served as an HMO and Emergency Registrar before completing his further training at Alfred Hospital (ICU), Westmead Hospital (Emergency Medicine, & Geriatric Medicine).

After entering in to general practice he always enjoyed working in semi-rural and rural Victoria. He has worked in Sunbury, Woodend and Bacchus Marsh before moving to Hamilton.

He is very active in

  • Disease Prevention
  • Health assessments
  • Chronic disease managements

Languages Spoken: English and Sinhalese

Dr Sabrin

MBBS, AMC, Diploma in Child Health, Cert in Emergency Medicine

Dr Sabrin has over 10 years of experience as a Medical Practitioner. Prior to joining Hamilton Family Practice, she worked as a Senior Resident Medical Officer at a hospital in a small Victorian town.

In addition to her work as a GP and a Hospital Doctor, she also worked as a Clinical Educator and an Examiner of MBBS medical examinations in Australia.

Dr Sabrin has advanced experience in Women’s health, General and Geriatric Medicine, Orthopedics, General Surgery and Emergency Medicine.

She enjoys a wide variety of General Practice and her areas of special interest include:

  • Child Health (Paediatrics): Dr Sabrin has undertaken further postgraduate qualifications in Paediatrics at University of Sydney
  • Women’s Health
  • Disease prevention
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health Assessment

Dr Sabrin has two children and she loves to work in rural Victoria. She moved to Hamilton to make it home for her family and take care of Hamilton and surrounding community as a local GP.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and a good coffee with friends.

Languages Spoken: English, Bengali, Hindi

Dr Leel


Dr Leel is an experienced doctor who brings a broad range of clinical experience to his practice. He has been practising medicine since 2003 and has previous experience as a Hospital Doctor as well as a General Practitioner. Before joining Hamilton Family Practice, Dr Leel worked in Melbourne.

He enjoys all aspects of Family Medicine and has special interest in

  • Mental Health:
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Men’s Heath
  • Travel Medicine

Dr Leel aims to assist people in achieving their best health outcome, while remaining holistic, safe and supportive.

Languages Spoken: English and Sinhalese

Dr Nicole Kerr


Dr Nicole grew up in Melbourne but have been living interstate for the past twenty years, in Port Lincoln, Adelaide and Darwin. Her husband grew up in the Western District, so when he was offered a job here recently, they were delighted to be able to move home. Our three adult children consider themselves South Australians though, and have not joined us.

Dr Nicole has been working as a doctor for fifteen years. Before that she was a secondary school science teacher then a full-time Mum.

She enjoys all aspects of general practice including working with

  • Patients from a diversity of different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Substance abuse difficulties.

Languages Spoken: English

Dr Pavi Pathi


Dr Pavi has over 2.5 years of GP experience. While serving as a full-time GP in various cities and towns, including Sydney, Dr Pavi treated patients from various backgrounds and demographics. Before moving to Hamilton, she worked in a rural South Australian GP Practice as a full-time GP.

Dr Pavi is originally from Sri Lanka, where she completed her medical degree from University of Peradeniya in 2009. In 2013, she migrated to Australia as a permanent resident.

Dr Pavi is now settled in Hamilton with her husband and her two children. When she is away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, nature walks and playing with her kids. Dr Pavi enjoys country lifestyle and appreciates rural community.

Her main interests are:

  • Paediatrics
  • Women’s health
  • Mental health
  • Chronic disease management

Languages Spoken: English and Sinhalese

Dr Joshua Espanta


Information to follow

Other Providers

John Kearney

Credentialed Diabetes Educator

Western District Health Services

In collaboration with Western District Health Service, Hamilton Family Practice now provides a comprehensive Diabetes Education Programme.
John is recognised as a Credentialed Diabetes Educator by Australian Diabetes Educators Association. Discuss with your GP your eligibility to receive an Enhanced Primacy Care (EPC) referral for bulk-billed consultations.

Our Support Team

Practice Nurses: Shirlee Tennant, Janine Gunn and Leonie Kelly

Practice Manager: Andrea Cumming

Senior Medical Admin: Sandra Faragher

Reception Staff: Keryn Gordon, Melissa Francis, Christine Kirkup and Jessica Bartlett.