About

Janaka graduated from Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Melbourne with honours degrees in Medicine and Surgery in 1994. He underwent further training at the Mayo Clinic, USA where he was awarded a fellowship in Electromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology. While at the Mayo Clinic he participated in research which has been presented at major neurology meetings and published in international Neurology journals. He has authored chapters in internationally published books on the topics of Neuromuscular Diseases and Headache disorders. He has expertise in complex nerve conduction studies/EMG studies and has a special interest Neuromuscular diseases.

Qualifications

  • MBBS Monash university 1994
  • FRACP RACP 2001
  • ADVANCED NEUROLOGY MAYO CLINIC, USA 2006
  • NEUROPHYSIOLOGY AND ELECTROMYOGRAPHY MAYO CLINIC, USA 2007

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • AAN
  • MAYO CLINIC ALUMNI

Special interests

  • Complex nerve studies, EMG studies, Single fibre EMG and Laryngeal EMG studies
  • Motor Neurone Disease, CIDP, Peripheral Neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, Myopathies.
  • Small fibre Neuropathies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic pain.

Education and training

Research

  • SUPERIOR LARYNGEAL NERVE PALSY IN THYROIDECTOMY

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

MELBOURNE NEUROLOGY
SUITE 9, LEVEL 4
517 ST.KILDA RD
MELBOURNE
VIC
3004
Clinical institute

Neurosciences Clinical Institute

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Dr Amanda Gilligan
Director
The Institute focuses on neurology, neurosurgery and spinal surgery.