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    Ms Vara Perikala

    Ms Vara Perikala

    Nurse Practitioner

    Female

    Speaks English

    Meet Ms Vara Perikala

    Vara is the first and only Nurse Practitioner working in South-eastern suburbs of Melbourne in general practice. Vara is a  highly skilled, knowledgeable Nurse Practitioner with three decades of experience in general practice and hospital settings in various departments such as respiratory, general medicine, intensive care and coronary care.

    Vara is passionate about your health and providing quality health care tailored to your specific needs. She is well qualified and gained experience in acute and general practice to optimise delivery of care. Vara’s aim is to provide a relaxing patient experience by allowing you to feel welcome, minimising wait times where possible and always aiming for a suitable appointment length to allow the quality and high standards of care to deliver.

    Vara believes the importance of visiting is to stay healthy, not only assisting with illness, but also disease prevention such as skin cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer and preventing hospital admissions with deterioration of chronic conditions such as Asthma, COPD and heart failure.

    Vara’s mission is to work together as a team to achieve your health ambitions, while providing a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Vara’s aim is to provide personable healthcare by being a listening ear and a helping hand for your specific needs and being a reliable and trustworthy practitioner.

    Qualifications

    • Masters in advanced nursing practice – The University of Melbourne
    • Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (ICU and Coronary care) -Deakin University, Melbourne
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (General, midwifery and public health)
    • Professional certificate of Skin cancer Medicine
    • Professional certificate in Dermatology
    • Cert in Immunisation
    • Cert in sexual Health
    • Asthma Educator
    • TAE Cert IV
    • PAP smear Accredited.

    Book with Vara for following

    • General medical conditions and general health check
    • Respiratory conditions including Asthma.
    • Women’s health, including PAP smear
    • Cardiac conditions and ECGs
    • Immunisations, travel vaccines (incl Yellow fever), monkeypox and childhood vaccines
    • Wound Management and care
    • Skin conditions and Mole check to prevent skin cancer.
    • Dermatological conditions including Eczema, acne etc
    • Heart health assessment
    • Chronic and lifestyle-related conditions (e.g. asthma, diabetes, eczema, acne, allergic rhinitis, healthy weight management, health coaching)
    • Family planning services: pre-conceptual counselling/contraception advice
    • Routine non-complex antenatal services
    • HIV PrEP-Prescriptions
    • Sexual health and skin conditions
    • Pathology, Radiology referrals
    • Medical certificates
    • Prescriptions
    • Referrals to other health care professionals including specialists
    • Sexual Health
    • Sleep medicine
    • Children health
    • Immunisation
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Acne Management
    • Wound management
    • Flu Vaccinations
    • 2021 COVID Vaccinations
    • Medical Certificates
    • General health check
    • ECG and interpretation
    • Healthy weight management
    • Diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health-related conditions
    • Planning and implementation of therapeutic regimens for patients

    For more details please visit: jrhealth.com.au