Our Practitioners

Dr Ganga Ganesvaran – Neurologist & Geriatrician

Dr Ganesvaran is a dual qualified specialist in neurology and geriatric medicine (older adult medicine). He obtained his medical degree in 1998 from the University of Melbourne, before completing his higher specialist training in neurology and geriatrics. Following this, he undertook a fellowship at Monash Medical Centre where he was able to gain expertise in movement disorders. He also spent a valuable period of time working in the Parkinson’s Disease Centre of Excellence at Kingston Centre.

He has expertise in movement disorders and treats patients with a range of conditions including Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, progressive supranuclear palsy, neurodegenerative disorders and multiple system atrophy. He is skilled in managing advanced Parkinson’s disease and in overseeing the multidisciplinary rehabilitation of patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Dr Ganesvaran is experienced in all aspects of general neurology and also sees patients presenting with symptoms such as migraine, cognitive issues, epilepsy, stroke, and multiple sclerosis.

He currently holds public appointments, in Geriatrics and Neurology, at Monash Health. He has published in highly regarded journals and is involved in post-graduate training at Monash Health.

He also works at Dandenong neurology, Neurology Network Melbourne, 195 Specialist centre,  St. John of God Frankston Rehabilitation hospital 

Memberships:

  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine
  • Movement Disorders Society

Dharani Nagarajan – Physiotherapist

Dharani has over 20 years of clinical experience and has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Neurological rehabilitation including post stroke, Parkinson Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological conditions
  • Oncology rehabilitation including management of cancer-related fatigue and exercise for people with cancer
  • Management of arthritis, back and neck pain
  • Rehabilitation after surgery

Dharani is available for clinic appointments at Integrated Specialist Centre in Blackburn as well as home-visit appointments.

Dharani provides treatments tailored to each individual, reflecting their lifestyles and unique goals. Whilst ensuring a safe and effective recovery process to regain strength, mobility and confidence, she works with her patient’s health care team (GP, Specialist, other allied health) to ensure holistic care. 

Dharani has worked as a physiotherapist in hospital and community settings including Monash Health and Parkinson’s Disease Centre of Excellence at Kingston Centre, Victorian Rehabilitation Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington London. 

Dharani has a Bachelor of Applied Science- Physiotherapy from The University of Sydney and a Master in Public Health from Monash University. She is committed to evidence-based practice and has published research in social isolation and oncology rehabilitation.

Dharani is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and the Victorian Chair of the Cancer, Palliative Care and Lymphoedema group. She is also a guest lecturer at Monash University’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Doctorate of Physiotherapy courses. 

Professional memberships and credentials:

  • Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)
  • PINC and STEEL (Oncology rehabilitation)
  • PD Warrior (Parkinson’s Disease)
  • Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society

For enquiries or to make an appointment:

Phone:  0493 747 427

Email:   info@physiotorecover.com.au 

Clinic appointments: Integrated Specialist Centre 69 Blackburn Road Blackburn Vic 3130

Home-visit appointments also available.