Neela Janakiramanan on writing what really happens to our doctors

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Published Jul 13, 2022, 8:00 PM

Dr Neela Janakiramanan is a reconstructive plastic surgeon and advocate, and with the 2022  publication of The Registrar she adds novelist to her list of achievements.

Neela was also one of the medical leads in the Kids off Nauru campaign and in bringing together the Australian medical community and operationalising the Australian Medevac legislation to facilitate medical care for refugees in offshore detention. 

Neela is a regular contributor to Women's Agenda, and has also written for The Age/Sydney Morning Herald andThe Saturday Paper, and often appears on ABC's The Drum.

You may also be interested in our recent interview with literary agent Melanie Ostell, who is mentioned in this interview.

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