Lakshman is an experienced Neuro-Developmental Paediatrician working at Ballarat Base Hospital
from 2015 onwards. In addition to this he runs the Ballarat Neuro-Developmental and Behavioral Paediatrics Clinic at Ballarat Community Health and consults from his private rooms at Ballarat, Geelong and now Melton. He also provides outreach services to Horsham and Stawell in Victoria. He specialises in the management of ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disordered, Intellectual disability, and other developmental behavioral disorders.
After completing his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Paediatrics and Neuro – Developmental Paediatrics in India and United Kingdom, Lakshman moved to Australia in 2013 and worked in Mildura before moving to Ballarat. In Mildura, he streamlined the Autism assessment and management pathways to help with early diagnosis and management of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. He also streamlined the management of ADHD and its comorbidities stressing the importance of looking at impairment than the diagnosis.
Before moving to Australia, Lakshman was working as a consultant community paediatrician in Great Yarmouth NHS Trust, UK where he was the lead clinician for ASD and ADHD services. He was also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. At present he teaches medical students at Deakin and Melbourne universities. He has presented various papers in indexed journals and posters in various conferences locally and internationally.
Lakshman during his free time enjoys spending time with his family and watching cricket. He also enjoys long walks with the Bailey, their dog.
Patients can be referred to see Dr Doddamani by faxing a doctor’s referral to 8716 3219.
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