Dr Dimuth N Gunawardane



Anatomical Pathologist

Phone number

08 8366 2015

Email: dgunawardane@clinpath.com.au

Special interests:  Gastroenterology pathology, cardiovascular pathology, gynaecological pathology, breast pathology and cytopathology

Dr Dimuth Gunawardane graduated with an MBBS from the North Colombo Medical College, Sri Lanka, in 1996. Following one year of internship, he commenced forensic pathology training in the Department of Forensic Medicine at the University of Colombo and the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, where he successfully completed a Diploma in Legal Medicine and MSc in Forensic Medicine.

In 2003, he immigrated to Australia and undertook a PhD in anatomical sciences at the Medical School, University of Adelaide, South Australia. Following successful completion of his PhD in 2007, Dr Gunawardane commenced specialist training in anatomical pathology at SA Pathology, gaining the fellowship of the RCPA in 2012. He has worked as a consultant pathologist at SA Pathology (at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital) and Healthscope Pathology Adelaide (Australian Clinical Labs), before joining Clinpath Laboratories in 2016. He also works as a part-time consultant at SA Pathology - Flinders Medical Centre.

Dr Gunawardane has particular interests in gastroenterology pathology, cardiovascular pathology, gynaecological pathology, breast pathology and cytopathology. He is a member of the Australian Division of the International Academy of Pathology and Australia and New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society (South Australia Branch Inc).