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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Vascular surgery
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I am a Vascular & General Surgeon.
I undertake all types of varicose vein treatments including Laser (EVLA), Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy and Surgery.
Other areas I practice include Hernia Surgery, Key hole Gall blabder removal, removal of lumps & bumps.
I also have a special interest in treating diabetic foot problems
Areas of interest
Vascular surgery; Varicose vein treatments including Laser(EVLA), Foam Sclerotherapy & Surgery; Hernia Surgery; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Lumps & Bumps;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Surgical Tutor
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
East Kent Hospitals Unoversity NHS Foundation Trust, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent.
Tel 01227 783196
Varicose vein outcomes
Vascular Access Surgery
Diabetic foot problems
Service Transformation Award - 2009-10
Common Wealth Scholar
Clinical Excellence awards x3
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Sinhala, Sinhalese
Courses offered to GPs
Modern management of Varicose Veins
My Vascular Surgery Outcomes (published and available in the public domain via http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/consultants/performanceindicators/1026) include :
0% mortality after 68 consecutive AAA repairs
1% Stroke & death rate after 104 carotid endarterectomies most of which were done as emergencies
My readmission rate for VV intervention has been 0% with no significant infections or mortality ever. On-going patient satisfaction surveys excellent results.
- MB:BS University of Colombo 1991
- MS (Surgery) Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. 1995
- FRCS (CSIG) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1996
- D.Phil (Oxon) University of Oxford 2001
- FRCS (Gen Surgery) Intercollegiate Examination Board, Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
- Research training University of Oxford 1996
Reference number 5188769
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Surgical Tutor of KCH Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- General & Vascular surgeon, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Member of BMA
Member of Vascular Society
Life member of SLMA
- Spencer Wing, QEQM Hospital, Margate
- 14:30 - 18:30
- 01227 783196
- Spire St Saviours Hospital, CT21 5AW
- 17:00 - 18:30
- 01227 783196
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
+44 7717434534 (24 hour hotline)