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McCrae Specialist Centre

691-695 Point Nepean Rd,

McCrae, VIC, 3938

(Corner of Bartels St)

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General Medicine  & Geriatrician

Dr Prakash Nayagam



General (Internal), Geriatric and Perioperative Medicine

Dr Prakash Nayagam qualified from the University of Ceylon, Colombo in 1973 and then travelled to the U.K. obtaining the MRCP (UK) whilst training with dual accreditation in General and Geriatric Medicine in Guys Hospital, London.  He migrated to Australia in 1990, obtained FRACP in 1992 and settled on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria that same year.  He has worked here ever since in both the public and private sector.  His special interests are stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, perioperative medicine and medical politics.


He was the Chairman of the Medical Staff Association at Peninsula Health, ex-Chair and current Committee Member of AMA Peninsula sub-division and sits on the Medical Advisory Committee/Council of three hospitals on the Mornington Peninsula.  . 


He was an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine at Monash University and an IMG (International Medical Graduates) teacher at AMA House, examiner for the AMC exam and a past examiner for the FRACP exam. 


He was an Investigator in the Vitatops Study looking into the effect of homocysteine and stroke and more recently chaired a multi-specialist working party that produced a document on “Enhancing Perioperative Care in the Private Sector”.


For appointments, please contact Central booking office and if you would like to be seen at McCrae, please advise the office that the appointment be booked for McCrae Specialist Centre.

Phone: 5976 0802