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Mr Janindra Warusavitarne

B Med FRACS PhD

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Enquiries - 020 8869 3390 or privateenquiries@trustplus.co.uk
Private secretary - Meeta Maru: 020 8235 4168 or 0755 306 1849
Private appointments - 020 8235 4168 or colorectal@bigpond.com

Areas of Expertise

Complex laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery
Intestinal failure
Inflammatory bowel disease
Colorectal cancer

Special/Research Interests

Janindra’s research interests are molecular genetics of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and intestinal failure with collaborations continuing with colleagues in Australia. He has published in peer-reviewed journals, presented national and international lectures and written book chapters on colorectal surgery.

Current NHS and/or University post(s)

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital
Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London

Professional and Personal profile

Mr Janindra Warusavitarne is a colorectal surgeon whose clinical practice encompasses all aspects of colorectal surgery with a special interest in intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer.

Janindra relocated from Australia when he was offered an appointment at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow (a national and international referral centre of excellence for intestinal and colorectal disorders). After completing his surgical training, Janindra undertook full-time research (focusing on the genetics of colorectal cancer) and was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Janindra is an academic surgeon - combining hands on clinical practice with ongoing research into colorectal diseases. He is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London while also maintaining his appointments at the University of New South Wales, Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia.

Janindra’s clinical practice encompasses all aspects of colorectal surgery with a special interest in intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. He also has extensive experience in complex laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery.

Memberships

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
The European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)
Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ)

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