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University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Lasantha D Wijesinghe

Consultant Vascular Surgeon


Vascular surgery


What people can be referred for

Any problems caused by diseases of the arteries or veins. Aneurysms, leg ulcers, strokes or mini strokes caused by carotid artery disease, claudication, varicose veins.

Why I chose my specialties

The technical part of vascular procedures is most challenging and can demand expertise from head to foot.

Primary contact

Secretary: Mrs J Hoare

0300 019 5843

Membership of professional bodies

British Medical Association

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Council Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Year of registration


Special clinical interests

Carotid endarterectomy

Lower limb bypass

Varicose veins


University of Cambridge, MD thesis University of Leeds, Registrar training in Yorkshire. All of professional surgical interest but not of general public interest.

Outcome data

This is accessible via VSQIP here and here.


I have been involved in several trials and studies as a primary investigator in subjects as varied as gene therapy and leg ischaemia. At the time of writing I am PI for the BASIL 2 and BASIL 3 trials.

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