Dr. Prem Mathiazhagan( commonly referred to as Dr. Prem)
Interests - Musculoskeletal(including joint injections , aspirations) , Neurology, Cardiology, Diabetes and Endocrine, Gastroenterology, Dermatology( including cryotherapy and minor surgical procedures) Dr. Prem graduated from India in 2003. He moved to the UK in the same year to do his surgical training. He rotated among various specialist surgical specialities including Cardiothoracic, Neurosurgery and breast surgery for the next 3 years to complete his MRCS. He worked as a middle grade in Accident and Emergency for next 1 year. During this time, he developed a keen liking and passion to General Practice that he decided to adopt this as his career of choice for the rest of his life. He completed his RCGP training in 2012 and joined a practice in the Northeast of England. He has been an active partner in this practice until he moved to Australia in 2020. He liked the face to face contacts, variety of patient presentations, independence to do interventions for patients as required within safe limits. He has been a very much loved and popular doctor in his area! He was very much missed by his previous patients, his GP colleagues and practice staff before he moved . He completed his rigorous training to train other GP Registrars in 2016 as well. He has thoroughly enjoyed training other GP Registrars for the past 4 years and would like to do so in Australia when possible. He feels that learning for doctors is a continuous process. He is now doing his certificate of Primary care Dermatology with the Royal Australian college for GP. He does his utmost best to help patients manage their illness, mental or physical, male or female, chronic or acute!