The WA Iron Centre is a private clinic dedicated to the management of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia in WA. Located in Cloverdale, Western Australia, the centre is led by Clinical Associate Professor Pradeep Jayasuriya, a leading expert in the treatment of iron deficiency.
We offer a high level of care and management for people diagnosed with iron deficiency. Iron infusions are offered as a treatment option for patients suffering from iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia. Our dedicated staff deliver a personalised, high standard of care in a calm and friendly environment where we aim to make you feel involved, informed and confident with the treatment provided.
Clinical Associate Professor Pradeep Jayasuriya
MBBS, M Hlth Serv Man
Clinical Associate Professor Pradeep Jayasuriya is a leading general practitioner in the Perth, Western Australia metropolitan area with a specialised interest in iron deficiency. He developed the first community-based iron infusion facility in Australia which allowed for easier and safe access to intravenous iron for the community. He is widely regarded and consults and lectures widely throughout Australia promoting the better management of iron deficiency to improve outcomes for patients. He is also actively involved in various research programs and contributes to policy in the area of patient blood management.
Dr Nguyen Nguyen
Dr Nguyen graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2003 and has a special interest in family medicine and women’s health issues. She is committed to helping you change your health and life for the better and promises to give the highest quality of care to help you reach your health goals.
On a personal note, Dr Nguyen loves to travel the world, and is especially interested in humanitarian issues. She is actively involved in AusViet which is an aid organisation assisting disadvantaged people in remote areas around Vietnam and Australia.
Dr Anusha Philips
Dr Philips has a keen interest in iron deficiency. She is a firm believer in doing the detective work to discover what might be the cause, or causes, of a patient’s low iron levels. She doesn’t want to just treat the symptoms of iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia, she wants to work with her patients to uncover why it has happened and help you address the cause.
Angela Lowndes is a Registered Nurse who has partnered with Dr Jayasuriya in establishing iron infusion in primary care. The role of nurses in managing iron deficiency is crucial and she has developed some of the innovative tools and instruments we use at the clinic to ensure that patient wellbeing is central to what the clinic does. She is actively engaged in postgraduate training and research.
Alicia Candy is a Registered Nurse who joins the team on Mondays and Fridays. She has a broad working background in emergency nursing, international humanitarian aid and project management. Her passion is to make things happen, and she loves to be busy!
Karen Witkowski is our practice manager with over 25 years of experience. She is well acquainted with the complexities and nuances of the health system. A devotee of the quality improvement movement she is on the lookout to develop a clinic on the basis of excellence and quality. She will ensure that systems and processes run smoothly.
Jackie is our receptionist who takes pride in making patients feel at home, being helpful and friendly to everyone who walks in our door.
Ana is one of our receptionists. She is also studying Biomedical Science at Murdoch University, and hopes to continue her studies next year in Paramedicine.
Trish is one of our receptionists who likes to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease in a friendly environment. She is passionate about community education and empowerment.