Dr Gowrikanthan Thavnayagam
MBBS, FRACGP, FARGP, DCH (Syd), DRANZCOG (Advanced)
Dr Gowrikanthan Thavnayagam will be joining Campaspe Family Practice at the start of 2016. Dr Gowri as he is known, was born and bred in a country area. He has spent his 21-year medical career servicing people in country areas and wants to continue to do the same in Kyneton. He is very keen on re-establishing the maternity and women health services in Kyneton Hospital.
He completed his MBBS in 1993 before commencing post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology in London. Upon leaving London in 2000 he started work in Papua New Guinea where he gained wide-ranging experience in trauma, emergency medicine and rural general practice. He has vast surgical experience and operating skills in obstetrics and gynaecology on top of his GP and emergency medicine skills.
Currently he has been working as a Rural Generalist- GP specialist in disciplines of obstetrics and gynaecology, emergency medicine and general practice, as locum Senior Medical Officer with QLD Health and District Medical Officer with Western Australian Country Health Services.