Dr Sarath Attanayake


Dr. Sarath Attanayake graduated as a doctor in 1995 and has 20 year experience in
Psychiatry. His initial psychiatry training and qualifications were from Sri Lanka, he subsequently had further training in Australia before he was granted the fellowship from the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

Dr. Attanayake has been working in Australia over the last 11 years and currently
working in a Community Mental Health Service attached to Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, as a consultant Psychiatrist in addition to part time private practice. Dr. Attanayake has worked in different regions in Australia mainly in regional Victoria and remote areas in South Australia. He has extensive experience in understanding and treating patients with variety of mental health issues from different cultural backgrounds.

Dr. Attanayake is a general adult Psychiatrist with special interest in treating patients with psychosis, personality disorders, drug and alcohol issues, and Mood and anxiety disorders. Furthermore, he has special interest in assessing and treating youth beyond 16 years, and relationship and sexual difficulties.