Dr. Kanchana Wijesinghe

Senior Lecturer Grade II

Department

Department of Surgery

E-mail

kanch1983@hotmail.com

Telephone

Office - +94 11 2758660

Academic Qualifications

  • MBBS / 2009 / University of Colombo / Sri Lanka
  • MD (Surgery) Board certified specialist in General surgery with special interest in breast surgery / 2019 / Postgraduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo / Sri Lanka

Professional Qualifications

  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, England

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Secretary, Sri Lanka Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Member of Royal college of Surgeons, UK
  • Member of College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka
  • Vice president of the Core Group for disaster management at the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo
  • Specialist General Surgery with special interest in Breast surgery
  • Special interest in teaching clinical and procedural skills

Google Scholar Link

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=Oh5CQ3cAAAAJ

Research Gate Link

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kanchana-Wijesinghe-3

 

Publications and Scientific Communications

2017

  • Kanchana WPL, Rathnasiri GH, Illeperuma MR, Perera MNSK, De Silva A. Aesthetic outcome and complications encountered following oncoplastic breast surgery. Presented at American society of breast surgeons’ 18th meeting in April 2017

2016

  • Kanchana WPL, Rathnasiri GH, Illeperuma MR, Perera MNSK, De Silva A. Oncoplastic breast surgery in Early Breast cancer: Does the end justify the means. Poster presentation at the International oncoplastic breast surgery symposium, Bangkok, Thailand. (PP-06)
  • Kanchana WPL, Rathnasiri GH, Illeperuma MR, Perera MNSK, De Silva A. Study on the clinic-pathological characteristics and surgical treatment pattern of breast cancer: Experience of a tertiary surgical unit. Oral presentation at College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka. 42nd Annual academic sessions.
  • Rathnasiri GH, Kanchana WPL, Illeperuma MR, Perera, MNSK, De Silva A. A clinico-pathological study on fibroadenoma: A benign breast disease condition. Oral presentation at College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka. 42nd Annual academic sessions.

2015

  • Kanchana WPL, Prashanth S, Sajeewani RAN, Ziyard MRM. A descriptive study on occupational hand injury in DGH Colombo. Oral presentation (OP55) at the 128th Annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association.

2013

  • Kanchana WPL, Widanagamage A, Manjula SMP, Perera KS. Compliance in patients on thyroxine replacement therapy following thyroid surgery. Oral presentation at Annual academic sessions, College of surgeons.

2010

  • Gooneratne LV, Kanchana WPL, Seneviratne DUI, Opanayake BJS et al. Immunophenotype and genetic abnormalities in childhood lymphoblastic leukaemia in Sri Lanka. Oral presentation (OP 62) at the 123rd Annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association 2010.

2009

  • Kanchana WPL, Seneviratne DUI, Priyani AAH, Angunawela P, De Silva MVC. A clinico-pathological review of glomerulopathies in a tertiary centre in Sri Lanka. Poster presentation at 7th conference of the Nephrology Urology and Transplantation Society of SAARC countries.

2008

  • Kanchana WPL, Gunathilake M, Jayaratne HRPS, Muthukumarana PVU et al. Risk factor assessment and methods of management of anaemia in chronic kidney disease. Poster presentation at 121st Annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka medical association.

2008

  • Kanchana WPL, Kamkanamge MC, Kalupahana TG. Postpartum depression amongst mothers who are accompanying their babies to Child welfare clinic at the De Soysa Hospital for women, Colombo. Community stream, Student scientific sessions, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.

 

Awards

  • 2010 - Daphne Attygalle prize for best paper in cancer - Immunophenotype and genetic abnormalities in childhood lymphoblastic leukaemia in Sri Lanka. Oral presentation (OP 62) at the 123rd Annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association.
  • 2010 - H K T Fernando Prize - Immunophenotype and genetic abnormalities in childhood lymphoblastic leukaemia in Sri Lanka. Oral presentation (OP 62) at the 123rd Annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Medical association.

Other Faculties of University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
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