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Dinesh Palipana

Emergency Department Dr with a wheelchair

https://youtu.be/9GxtQo1Xj-s Dinesh Palipana was a young medical student with a promising career ahead of him, when a car accident left him with C6/7 spinal cord injury and facing life with tetraplegia. The abrupt change saw...

COVID‐19 and Spinal Cord Injuries: The viewpoint from an emergency department resident with quadriplegia

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) present distinct physiological and social considerations for the emergency physician. During the COVID‐19 pandemic, these considerations may generate unique challenges for emergency physicians managing patients with SCIs. Physiological disruptions may...

The barriers to becoming a doctor with quadriplegia | Dinesh Palipana | TEDxBrisbane

https://youtu.be/cK5Rl4aRuEw Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. He still went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine (MD) and an Advanced...
Dinesh Palipana

‘I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor’

When medical student Dinesh Palipana suffered a severe spinal injury in a car crash, he was told his dream of becoming a doctor was over. Now he's Queensland's first quadriplegic doctor, working at one...

Soon-to-be doctor behind new spinal cord research six years after becoming quadriplegic

MOST doctors study for years so they can help others but for Southport’s Dinesh Palipana, it is much more ­personal. A month out from his graduation ceremony at Griffith University, the 32-year-old doesn’t just want...