Dr Piyumi Balasooriya Lekamlage
Dr Balasooriya is our GP Registrar at Eastlink Family Medical. She is Australian trained and completed her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2016. She commenced her training at Gold Coast University Hospital then moved to Melbourne to complete 2 years of residency and a year as a surgical registrar with both St Vincent’s Health and Eastern Health. She has also worked in rural Australia, including Darwin and as found the experience of working all over Australia to be extremely rewarding. She has enjoyed the diversity of medicine and commenced her General Practice Training with the Royal of Australian College of General Practitioners in 2020.
Dr Balasooriya is interested in procedures, preventative medicine and mental health. She is constantly expanding her knowledge and is currently studying as part of the Sydney Child Health Program. She is interested in building strong therapeutic relationships with her patients so that she can provide the best possible care.
Outside of medicine, Dr Balasooriya has a love for animals, with two beautiful dogs of her own. She is passionate about an active and healthy lifestyle and enjoys going to the gym, hiking, dancing and scuba diving. She is currently exploring more interests such as learning the guitar. She strongly believes it is never too late for her to try something new and learn more, whether it is in medicine or a new hobby.