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Dr Mihitha Ariyapperuma

Medical Oncologist
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Dr Ari is a compassionate doctor who is committed to improving the quality of life of his patients undergoing cancer treatment. He is also passionate about achieving the best possible outcome for his patients.


Dr Mihitha (Ari) Ariyapperuma is an experienced medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Rockingham. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Honours in clinical sciences and subsequently undertook residency at Newham University Hospital in the United Kingdom. In 2007 he relocated to Australia to complete specialist oncology training in Western Australia and New South Wales.

Dr Ari has a strong interest in clinical research and previously worked as a consultant and research fellow at Linear Research. He is an active member of several leading medical associations including the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) and Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Trials Group (AGITG). His clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies, with special interest in gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer. He also sees patients who do not have a proper diagnosis for workup.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Trials Group (AGITG)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Special Interests

Dr Mihitha Ariyapperuma accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Clinical research
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer

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Rockingham View centre
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