OUR SURGEONS

Mr Sanjeeva Kariyawasam

Sanj was born in Sri Lanka. He is an Australian trained surgeon. He graduated from medical school at the University of Queensland and then completed his basic surgery training in Brisbane. He moved to Western Australia in 2006 where he began his advanced general surgery training and obtained his general surgery fellowship in 2010. Sanj moved to the United Kingdom in 2011 to undertake post-fellowship training at two of the country’s leading Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery units. He spent 12 months each at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh and the Royal Infirmary Bristol.

Sanj is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon at Fremantle Hospital. His focus is on diseases of the oesophagus, stomach and gallbladder. These include laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, surgery for gallstones, abdominal wall hernias, all aspects of oesophagus & gastric cancer, obesity surgery and endoscopy.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
  • University of Queensland
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor Medicine Bachelor Surgery (MBBS) 1998
REGISTRATION
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
SPECIALITY
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Oesophago-gastric Surgery
    • Obesity Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
POST GRADUATE
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS (2010)
  • Upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy certified by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE)
CURRENT APPOINTMENTS (PUBLIC HOSPITAL)
  • Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Fremantle Hospital, Perth (2013 – Present)
  • Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth (2015 – Present)
PRIVATE HOSPITAL (VISITING RIGHTS)
  • SJOG Hospital, Murdoch
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