Janindra Warusavitarne – Advances in laparoscopic approach to J…

Janindra Warusavitarne, a consultant colorectal surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital in London, is a pioneer in laparoscopic pouch surgery (sometimes known as keyhole surgery). Janindra, who is a patron of Red Lion Group, will compare the laparoscopic approach with the more traditional open J pouch surgery techniques.

This video was recorded on 16th May 2023 on behalf of the Red Lion Group.

About Mr Janindra Warusavitarne

Mr Janindra Warusavitarne, is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, specialising in intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease, Anal fistula, haemorrhoids and colorectal cancer.

He is the lead surgeon for inflammatory bowel diseases at St Mark’s Hospital, London, an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College and conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales. He is part of the executive team conducting the European Board qualification for colorectal surgery and a visiting scientist to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. In addition he sits on the education committee of the European Society of Coloproctology.

Janindra is considered a key opinion leader and innovator and has been involved in many new procedures such as video assisted fistula treatment and laser treatment for haemorrhoids and anal fistula.

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.

Janindra Warusavitarne – Advances in laparoscopic approach to J pouch surgery