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Meet Dr Jay Abeysinghe

Dr Jayantha Abeysinghe is a specialist surgeon with experience over 20 years as a surgeon. He had undergone training and obtained postgraduate qualification from three different countries.

He worked as a General and Head and Neck Surgeon in Sri Lanka and underwent post fellowship training in the United Kingdom and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His training in the UK included training in minimal access surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

He underwent further postgraduate training in Australia and completed post fellowship training in Endocrine surgery and Breast surgery.

He provides consultation and surgical procedures related to General, Head and Neck, Endocrine, Breast and Bowel surgery. He will be able to provide professional advice on your condition and different options available to treat your condition including surgery. When a surgical procedure is required for the treatment of your condition he can discuss the procedure in detail, recovery period, issues related to returning to work and possible complications of your condition.

Professional Qualifications:


  • FRCS (Eng)

  • MS (General Surgery)

  • MBBS


The common surgeries carried under his care:

  • General surgery

  • Thyroid surgery

  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy

  • Laparoscopic hernia surgery

  • Salivary glands and neck surgery

  • Bowel surgery

  • Breast surgery

  • Parathyroid surgery


Academic activities:

He is actively participating in clinical teaching of medical students and doctors trained to be surgeons on a regular basis as a capacity of a General Surgeon in Sydney Teaching Hospitals. He actively participates in quality control and improvement of theater facilities in order to improve the standard of surgical care in the hospital He takes an active role in multidisciplinary meetings where patient care is involved in multiple specialties

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