Prof Bawantha Gamage

Prof. Bawantha Gamage is a General surgeon with special interest in Colorectal, Laparoscopic, Gall Bladder and Endocrine surgery. He is a Professor in surgery at Faculty of Medical Sciences in University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a honorary consultant surgeon at Colombo South Teaching Hospital.

Years of experience

18 years


General Surgeon with special interest in Colorectal, Laparoscopic and Endocrine surgery.


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

Number of surgeries performed

More than 1000

Awards and memberships

“Best surgical Team of the year” BMJ South Asia Award 2018.

Best oral presentation at the Annual Academic Event, Colombo South Teaching Hospital.

The Christie Hospital Doctors Academy Fellowship awarded by Christie NHS Foundation, UK.

Professor in Surgery, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Visiting professor in surgery, Lahore Medical and dental college, Pakistan.

President of Sri Lanka Association of Minimal Access and Digital Surgeons.

Secretary General of the SAARC Surgical care Society.

Director Education in the college of surgeons of Sri Lanka.

Member of board of examiners in the Membership examination in Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh.

Member of board examiners in the MD (Surgery) exit examination of the post graduate Institute of medicine Sri Lanka.

Supervisor of Medical graduates of the James Cook University Queensland, Australia.

Supervisor of Medical undergraduates of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Member of Board of Directors of State Pharmaceutical Cooperation.