Dr Jayantha Rupasinghe completed his medical training in Sri Lanka and Australia prior to completing his specialist training in Neurological medicine in 2007. He has a primary interest in stroke and headache as well as General Neurology with other specialisations including: Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease (movement disorders), dementia, neuromuscular disorders, neuropathy and epilepsy.
Dr Rupasinghe is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, the Stroke Society of Australasia, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the American Academy of Neurology, the World Stroke Organisation, the American Headache Society, the European Federation of Neurology and the Sri Lanka Medical Association
Dr Rupasinghe provides clinical services to inpatients and outpatients at Frankston Hospital and St John of God Hospital. He is currently the head of the stroke unit based at Frankston Hospital where he is also the clinical supervisor to undergraduate and postgraduate medical students at Frankston Hospital. He is also involved in training basic and advanced trainee physicians along with being a regional examiner for FRACP.
Dr Rupasinghe’s passion for research includes a vested interest in acute stroke management at a local and international level. Here at PASO, Dr Rupasinghe provides assessment for both oncology-related and general Neurological disorders.