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Areas of Expertise

Mr Warusavitarne performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Intestinal failure surgery
  • Ileoanal pouch surgery
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Repair of complex hernias of the abdominal wall
  • Surgery for early cancer
  • Haemorrhoid surgery

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Intestinal failure
  • Pelvic floor diseases
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Anal Fistula
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Diverticular disease

Personal Biography

Mr Janindra Warusavitarne B Med FRACS PhD is a consultant colorectal surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital, London.

Mr Warusavitarne relocated from Australia in 2010, when he was offered an appointment at St Mark’s Hospital in 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.

He has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and has been innovative in developing minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Research and Awards

Janindra is an academic surgeon who combines hands-on clinical practice with ongoing research into colorectal diseases.

He was awarded a PhD in molecular genetics in 2005 and since then has supervised research students for both MD and PhD degrees in Sydney and London.

He has written over 120 papers and more than 15 book chapters on his subject interests and delivered over 100 international and national lectures on these topics.

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