Dr Lanki Pangnadasa is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who specializes in diagnostic and capacity assessments for adults and older adults. She has over 15 years experience assessing a broad range of cognitive disorders arising from various neurological syndromes (e.g., white matter disorders, encephalitis, hydrocephalus, neoplastic disorders, chronic pain syndrome, intellectual disability, delirium and metabolic abnormalities) and psychiatric conditions (e.g., mood disturbance, anxiety disorders, psychosis, substance abuse, eating disorders, functional cognitive decline).
Lanki has a special interest in neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and movement disorders, as well as acquired brain injury (e.g., due to trauma, cerebrovascular pathology, hypoxia, cerebral infections and substance abuse). An opinion regarding capacity to make decisions can also be provided upon request (e.g., capacity to sign a will or appoint powers of attorney, capacity to manage legal and financial issues, capacity to make decisions regarding accommodation or health care/medical treatment).
Lanki is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. She is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Austin Health and is a clinical lecturer in the Department of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Lanki is also a registered provider of neuropsychology services for TAC, DVA, the Australian Defense Force and WorkSafe Victoria. She has experience in medico-legal neuropsychology assessments, including those for the Supreme Court/Funds in Court.
For further information, please contact Lanki@neuro-psychology.com.au or 0416 326 933.