Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe

Qualifications

MA, MD, MB BChir, FRCS

GMC number: 3430817

Practicing since: 1989

Specialties

Vascular Surgery

Consultation times

  • Monday from 2pm - 6pm
  • Overview

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01202 702 832

About

Mr Wijesinghe was appointed a consultant in vascular surgery in February 2002 having qualified from Cambridge University where he won the Lewin Prize in Surgery. He was awarded the Gold Medal by the Association of Surgeons in the FRCS exams. He gained his MD thesis from Leeds University. He has served on the Council of the Vascular Society, is and examiner for the FRCS and FEBVS and is treasurer for the South West Vascular Surgeons. He maintains an NHS practice covering all aspects of arterial and venous disease and combines this with a full private practice in Bournemouth and Poole.

Special interests

Varicose veins, arterial surgery, peripheral arterial (vascular) disease, aneurysms.

Other interests

Educational and Clinical Supervisor for junior doctors and surgical trainees. Mr Wijesinghe is treasurer of the South West Vascular Society.

Personal interests

Cricket, Voluntary work

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe at Nuffield Health

  • AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm)
  • Amputations
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Arterial Surgery
  • Blood test
  • Carotid doppler
  • Carotid surgery
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
  • Endovenous laser treatment for varicose veins
  • Endovascular treatment
  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Interventional radiology
  • Peripheral arterial stenting
  • Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation for Varicose Veins
  • Skin grafts for leg ulcers
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy
  • Thread vein treatment (sclerotherapy)
  • Varicose vein stripping

Locations Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Wijesinghe has published in peer reviewed journals and books on all aspects of vascular surgery. He continues to direct the research of junior surgeons in training

Memberships

  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other post held

  • Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  • Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University

Insurers Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe works with

Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Declaration

Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.