Dr. Amalan Shanmugam (Shan)

“General Practice and Addiction Medicine has always been my passion because it gives me the opportunity to be a part of your health journey. I believe prevention is better than a cure and am passionate about early detection and treatment. I am a firm believer that every contact with my patients counts. Come join our surgery and help us help you.”

Dr. Shan is a fellow of Australian College of General Practice and Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. He also has a fellowship with The Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine and is recognized as a specialist in the field of Addiction Medicine. Furthermore, he is a RACGP accredited medical acupuncturist and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Queensland.

Dr. Shan is passionate about treating everyone from babies to seniors. His special interests are Mental Health, Skin and Addiction Medicine. In addition, he is a medical acupuncturist with alternative views and treatment strategies for pain and medical illness management. Dr. Shan also enjoys treating chronic illness, children’s health, women’s health and skin conditions.