dr-bawantha gamage

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  Bawantha Gamage

Dr. Bawantha Gamage MBBS, MRCS (Eng) Dip. In Lap., Surgery (France), FAMASI (India), MS (Colombo), FCSSL

Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department of Surgery

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758660     Mobile : +94 71 8312897
E-mail : bawanthagamage@gmail.com


 

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST


 

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Anorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy and ERCP

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS


 

UNDERGRADUATE

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. (1998) (2nd class upper division)

 

POSTGRADUATE

  1. Master-of-Surgery (MS), Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  2. Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (2007-2009), Colchester University Hospital, Colchester, UK.
  3. Intercollegiate MRCS (2008) Conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  4. Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery (2009) University of Strasbourg, France.
  5. Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  6. Fellow of College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka

 

 

 

POSTGRADUATE TEACHING & TRAINING COMMITMENTS


 

  1. Member of the court of examiners for the MRCS examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  2. Member of the Board of study in Surgery. Trainer for post MD training in Colorectal Surgery and examiner in MD (Surgery) exit examination of the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
  3. Course director and a resource person of the basic laparoscopic skills course conducted by the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka from 2010 up to date
  4. Tutor of the Future Surgeons Key Skills course conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  5. Faculty member of the Laparoscopic Cadaver Course 2016, conducted by the School of Oncology, The Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK.
  6. Resource person of the Anatomy of Surgical Exposure course 2017 conducted by James Cook University, Australia
  7. Supervisor of the selective medical undergraduates of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and the James Cook University of Queensland, Australia

 

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS


 

  1. I wrote a book chapter on "Recent Advances in Surgery Laparoscopic Surgery" in "Recent Advances in Surgery 32" edited by Irving Taylor and Colin Johnson published by The Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited in 2009
  2. One of the co-authors in National guide lines in the Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding published by the Ministry of Health in 2010
  3. Chapter on "Reprocessing of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Instruments" in the "Operating Room Basics" edited by Jaliya Lokuketagoda and Anurudda Abeygunasekara in 2013

 

 

 

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

  1. Management and outcome of residual bile duct stones following cholecystectomy at a tertiary referral centre in Sri Lanka.
    ASD Liyanage, BD Gamage, WMM de Silva.
  2. Inter professional work in operating rooms: a qualitative study from Sri Lanka.
    ES Jayasuriya-Illesinghe V, Guruge S, Gamage B. BMC surgery 16 (61), 7-9.
  3. Inter professional work in operating rooms: a qualitative study from Sri Lanka.
    ES Jayasuriya-Illesinghe V, Guruge S, Gamage B. BMC surgery 16 (61), 7-9.
  4. An unusual cause for shock in dengue fever.
    ASD Liyanage, M Kumara, DK Rupasinghe, S Sutharshan, BD Gamage. Ceylon Medical Journal 56 (3).
  5. Extra-ampullary Peutz-Jeghers polyp causing duodenal intussusception leading to biliary obstruction: a case report.
    WSL De Silva, AA Pathirana, BD Gamage, DS Manawasighe. Journal of medical case reports 10 (1), 196.
  6. Transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) of a low rectal cancer using transanal minimally invasive surgery.
    KC Ratnatunga, R Ranatunga, BD Gamage. Ceylon Medical Journal 62 (4).
  7. Three dimensional laparoscopy-maiden experience during an adrenalectomy in Sri Lanka.
    CN Wijesurendere, H Nagenthiram, BD Gamage. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 35 (2).
  8. Patterns of Bile Duct Injuries Observed during Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiogram; 13 Years of Experience in a Tertiary Care Referral Centre.
    MAC Lakmal, B Dasanayake, KAN Chanaka, A Pathirana, B Gamage. Proceedings of Annual Academic Sessions 2016, The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka.
  9. Is Helicobacter pylori a problem in patients with dyspeptic symptoms in Sri Lanka.
    G Athukorala, N Ubayawardena, D Dissanayake, D Weerasekera. Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Bulletin.
  10. Enhanced Recovery after Elective Colorectal Surgery - Firsthand Experience from a Developing Country.
    BD Gamage, R Ranatunga, N Harivallavan, P Lambiyas. Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
  11. Total Mesocolic Excision and Central Vascular Ligation in Tertiary Care center.
    NH DD Weerasekara, AA Pathirana, T Wijeratne, BD Gamage, HKKT Duminda. The Sri Lankan Journal of Surgery.
  12. Enhance Recovery After elective colorectal Surgery - six year Sri Lankan experience.
    BD Gamage, RMASN Ranatunga. The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 33 (SI ISSN 1391 -491X - PP88), 71-72.
  13. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Adrenal Tumours in Adults - initial experience.
    BD Gamage. The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery.
  14. A Case of severe MRSA sepsis.
    P Rathnayake, O Opatha, JLS Kanchana, GS Nanayakkara, B Gamage. Proceedings of Annual Scientific Sessions of Faculty of Medical Sciences.
  15. Common Bile Duct Calculi-Sri Lankan Experience.
    DJD Jayasinghe, WMM de Silva, T Wijeratne, BD Gamage. The Official Journal of The International Hepato Pancreato Biliary.
  16. Can We Predict Post Ercp Pancreatitis? A Prospective Study In A Tertiary Care Center.
    T Samarasinghe, T Wijeratne, BD Gamage, M De Silva, G Nanayakkara. The Official Journal of The International Hepato Pancreato Biliary.
  17. An unusual finding of necrosis in an inflammatory pseudotumour.
    B Seneviratne, B Gamage, A Rajapakse.
  18. Enhance Recovery after Elective Colorectal Surgery-Six Year Sri Lankan Experience.
    BD Gamage, R Ranatunga, N Harivallavan. The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka, Colombo 07.
  19. Total Mesocolic Excision and Central Vascular Ligation in Tertiary Care Center.
    DD Weerasekera, AA Pathirana, T Wijeratne, BD Gamage, H Duminda. The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka, Colombo 07.
  20. Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery - Is It A Practical Approach to Our Settings?
    DJD Jayasinghe, BD Gamage, AAG Abeysinghe. The Sri Lanka Journal Of Surgery 32, 19.
  21. Symptoatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Retrospective Analysis in A Tertiary Care Centre.
    BD Gamage, Thejana Wijeratne, Uditha Bulugahapitiya, Nayananjani. The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 32, 16 (OP 2.2).
  22. Spontaneous Splenic Rupture in Severe Dengue.
    AM Anam, MMI Polash, MM Islam, MMR Bhuiyan, ARM Nooruzzaman. Bangladesh Critical Care Journal 1 (1), 59-62.
  23. Laparoscopic appendicectomy in mid trimester.
    BD Gamage, V Vidyabhushana, ASD Liyanage, C Fernando.
  24. Value of gastric access loop in extrahepatic biliary reconstruction.
    JASB Jayasundara, WMM De Silva, AA Pathirana, BD Gamage, IWPM Wanigasooriya
  25. Surgeons' perception of iatrogenic biliary injury: Is it an avoidable error or an accepted complication?
    JASB Jayasundara, WTT de Silva, EMDNK Ekanayake, BD Gamage, AA Pathirana, WMM de Silva.
  26. Does surgeons' risk taking behavior and learning curve have an impact on iatrogenic biliary injury?
    JASB Jayasundara, WTT de Silva, EMDNK Ekanayake, BD Gamage, AA Pathirana, WMM de Silva. Oral presentation at Annual Scientific Session of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka and joint academic meeting with Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 21st - 24th August 2013, Colombo.