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Dr. Kavisha Gunawardane

Dr. Kavisha Gunawardane, earned her medical degree from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. Her journey into the field of family medicine is a testament to her unwavering commitment to delivering comprehensive, accessible, continuous, and coordinated healthcare to individuals. Family medicine, in her eyes, encapsulates the essence of an ideal healthcare system. It allows her to delve into the vast spectrum of medical knowledge while nurturing enduring professional relationships with her patients. Driven by a passion for holistic care and preventive health, she finds immense satisfaction in promoting the well-being of her community while balancing her own personal interests in family, friends, and hobbies.

Moreover, Dr. Kavisha Gunawardane is an advocate for women's health and maternity care, areas she plans to focus on in her career. Her expertise extends to procedural work, including performing IUD and nexplanon insertions, biopsies, and joint injections. Beyond her medical pursuits, she is an avid traveler, an ardent reader, and a skilled baker. Her cherished moments are spent with family, and she enjoys friendly board game sessions with her sister and friends. 

Dr. Kavisha Gunawardane has been a member of the FNW Division since July 2022 and recently joined the board in September 2023, bringing her deep-rooted connection to the Port Coquitlam community, where she has resided since her move to Canada at the age of 17.