Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe



GMC number: 3430817

Practising since: 1989


Vascular Surgery

Consultation times

  • Alternate Monday from 2pm - 6pm
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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

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe at Nuffield Health

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

Locations Mr Lasantha Wijesinghe works with

Related experience


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


  • 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 posts 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 Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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


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.