Mr Sanjaya Wijeyekoon


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26 years of experience
12 years as a specialist


Mr. Wijeyekoon is a Specialist Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon based at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Prior to taking up his appointment in Bournemouth, Mr. Wijeyekoon held Consultant positions for over four years starting at the Academic Surgical Unit of the Royal London Hospital and then Homerton University Hospital, London.

His operative results are published by the Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland. He has a wide range of experience in the management of colorectal and anal cancer, endometriosis, inflammatory bowel and diverticular disease, coloproctological conditions (fissure, fistula and haemorrhoids), and general surgery (hernia, complex abdominal wall reconstruction). He is a JAG accredited endoscopist and trainer.

His unique training and experience includes treating officials and athletes with colorectal and general surgical conditions at the 2012 London Olympic and Para-Olympic Games. He was the designated colorectal surgeon for the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) designated Homerton Endometriosis Centre.

Mr. Wijeyekoon's particular specialist expertise is in the treatment of complex skin pre-cancer ( squamous dysplasia/ AIN3) including laser therapy. He is the Dorset lead for High Resolution Anoscopy and works closely with colleagues in Genito Urinary Medicine, HIV medicine, and Gynae Oncology.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

High Resolution Anoscopy and laser ablative therapy

Squamous cell dysplasia (AIN3)


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhala
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4305534
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    Practices worked at

    Pinehill Hospital

    Benslow Lane, Hitchin, United Kingdom, SG4 9QZ
    169 reviews

    Nuffield Bournemouth

    67 Lansdowne Road Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH11RW
    125 reviews

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr Simon McLaughlin
    Dr Simon McLaughlin
    Is a colleague

    "Recommended colorectal surgeon colleague with excellent communication skills. "


    Recommended for:
    Appendicitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Pilonidal Sinus Disorders
    , Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Haemorrhoids, Anal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Bowel Obstruction, Crohn’s Disease, Anal Fistula