Education & training
Dr Manchula Pakthagurunathanelderton graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine from Monash University and commenced with AHMC in 2019. Dr Pakthagurunathan has a special interest in geriatrics, chronic disease management, diabetes care, preventative medicine, occupational medicine and is fluent in Tamil.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.