Dr. Ajith Mahavithana
MBBS, MSc, FRACGP
Dr Ajith qualified as a Medical Practitioner in 2003 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, in his home country of Sri Lanka. He began his career as a General Practitioner in 2005, following his internship in Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Simultaneously practicing Emergency Medicine/Critical Care and Anesthesiology at the Teaching Hospital of Anuradhapura, he broadened his knowledge base in the delivery of Emergency Services, including war casualties. During this period, he has contributed immensely to Community Medicine in rural health clinics. Following two and half years of practice he relocated to Kandy, the hill capital of Sri Lanka, to continue his practice.
In addition to the fulfillment of his duties, Dr Ajith pursued new dimensions of medicine through the field of Research, achieving his Master of Science at the Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya in 2010.
After eight years of service in Sri Lanka, he relocated to Queensland, Australia where he has completed several educational programs including Psychiatry in General Practice, Family Planning Programs, and Sexual Health and HIV Programs, contributing to his progressive professional development ethos.
In 2014 Dr Ajith relocated to the Northern Territory and has been a trusted and highly regarded practitioner amongst the Palmerston Community. Joining the team in 2017 at Top End Medical Centre in our Stuart Park location, Dr Ajith is committed to serving our patients and the broader community in Darwin. Dr Ajith is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and will participate in the delivery of education to GP registrars and colleagues, stabilising his knowledge base through the mentorship of others.