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Mr Chandana Wijewardena

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

I am a consultant vascular surgeon performing Aortic Surgery, Carotid Surgery, Bypass Surgery and Endovenous Interventions. I have a special interest in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Chandana Wijewardena

My current role

I look after patients with peripheral arterial disease, arterial aneurysms (mainly aortic aneurysms) and carotid disease. I also treat patients with venous disease. I have a special interest in managing patients with thoracic outlet syndrome.

I am the lead for Audit and Governance for vascular surgery. I am an educational and clinical supervisor for Foundation Doctors and Specialist Registrars in Vascular Surgery.

Previous history

I did my undergraduate and early postgraduate studies at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka. I completed my specialist vascular surgery training in the UK in Cambridge. I started my consultant career as a Lecturer at the University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka, and then as a Consultant in General and Vascular Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn before joining Cambridge University Hospital.

Membership and accreditations

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain
  • European Society of Vascular Surgery
  • British Medical Association
  • Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Sri Lanka College of Surgeons

Personal interests

I enjoy playing tennis and cricket.