Dr Pratiksha Nirmal

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Dr Pratiksha Nirmal (affectionately known as ‘Pia’) is originally from the UK and has been working in Melbourne since 2019. She qualified in 2012 and gained extensive experience in a number of specialties, before she decided to follow her passion and become a GP. She gained MRCGP (UK) in 2017 and worked in London, until subsequently gaining FRACGP (Australia) in 2018 and making the move ‘down under’!

A warm and personable doctor, Dr Nirmal enjoys getting to know her patients and their families and empowering them to understand and take control of their health. She is a strong believer in continuity and patient-centred, holistic care.

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has special interests include Sexual Health, Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management (asthma, hypertension etc), Diabetes and Mental Health. She is a HIV s100 Accredited Prescriber has also completed a Diploma in Diabetes.

When away from work, she enjoys quizzing, Formula 1 and cricket, which were some of the reasons she decided to move to Melbourne. That and she missed her train to Hogwarts….

Dr Nirmal looks forward to meeting you soon!

Languages spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi
Available at South Melbourne: Thursday