GP finds sweetness after a bitter year

The heart-warming story of Dr Sivateja Mukkamala's long-awaited reunion with his family.
Dr Mukkamala and family
Dr Sivateja Mukkamala and family

In the last regular AusDoc newsletter of the year, we retell the story of Dr Sivateja Mukkamala, who was separated from his family in January 2020 thanks to the lockdowns that swept around the world. Meeting his son for the first time at their reunion in March was an experience he’ll never forget.

“The first time I saw him for real, I felt I was looking at someone scared,” Dr Sivateja Mukkamala recalls.