Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe


  • Specialities Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Telephone 01202 702 832
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3430817
  • Fax 01202 314 773


Mr Wijesinghe qualified from Cambridge University with the Lewin Prize in Surgery. He trained at several large vascular units including Leeds and Hull, gaining the Gold Medal of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. He has been a consultant vascular surgeon since 2002, served on the Council of the Vascular Society and examines for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the European Board of Vascular Surgery. He is Regional Specialist Professional Advisor for the RCS. His specialist interests include varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, aneurysms and surgical education. He submits all his major cases to the National Vascular Registry. He is a keen cricketer and volunteers for several organisations in the UK and abroad.


  • Monday from 2pm weekly
  • Thursday from 2pm weekly


Current posts

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


Varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, aneurysms, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and surgical education.

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

Member of

  • 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


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


Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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.