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Ajith Wijesiriwardana

Speciality

Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Secretary contact: 01228 814211

Based at

The Cumberland Infirmary

Year qualified

1996

Professional qualifications

  • MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • MS - Medical Specialty in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • MRCPI - Member of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland
  • MRCOG -  Member of the Royal College of Gynaecologists UK
  • Cert. Clin. Ed - Certificate in Clinical Education Newcastle

Treatment and procedures

Obstetrics

  • Antenatal care for women with all medical conditions complicating pregnancy
  • Care during labour for obstetric patients
  • Postnatal care for all delivered women
Gynaecology
  • Generalist in gynaecology
  • Treatment for menstrual problems, pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fibroids, ovarian pathology
  • Treatment for gynaecological emergencies
  • Medical conditions complicating pregnancy including thyroid disease, epilepsy and thrombophillias
  • Psychiatric conditions complicating pregnancy and postpartum period
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Pelvic floor re-construction surger

Clinical Interests / specialist areas

  • Medical education including; undergraduate education, foundation training and postgraduate training

Professional membership

  • General Medical Council, UK
  • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Sri Lanka Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Union of Scotland
  • Member of  International Association of Medical Education
  • Member of British Fetal and Maternal Medicine Society

Research

  • A prospective study of risk factors and pregnancy outcome in teenage mothers
  • Descriptive study of ectopic pregnancies
  • Threatened miscarriage outcome in primigravid women
  • Maternal and prenatal factors influencing the outcome of prostaglandin E2 induced labour

Awards

  • Young Gynaecologist of Asia Award 2002

Publications

  • Memon F, Jonker L, Wijesiriwardana A. Maternal and prenatal factors influencing the outcome of prostaglandin E2 induced labour. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology –Accepted 2010
  • Wijesiriwardana A, Bhattacharya S, Shetty A, Smith N, Bhattacharya S, Obstetric outcome in women with threatened miscarriage in the first trimester
  • Obstet & Gynecol (The Green Journal) 2006;107:557-562
  • Wijesiriwardana A, A prospective study of risk factors and pregnancy outcome in teenage mothers, The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research,2003: 29(4), 288-288
  • Wijesiriwardana A, Lush C, Lees D.A.R.Use of fondaparinux in pregnancy – A case report on use of alternative anti-coagulant in patient with heparin allergy, Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 2006;17(2): 29-30
  • Disu SUS, Wijesiriwardana A, Mukhtar H, Eben F, An illeal migration of a retained surgical swab (Gossypiboma) A rare cause of epigastric mass, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology –  2007:27(2) February Issue
  • Wijesiriwardana A, Bhattacharya S, Shetty A, Smith N, Bhattacharya S, Obstetric outcome in women with threatened miscarriage in the first trimester
  • Published as an abstract. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Supplement April 2006
  • Wijesiriwardana A, Lush C, Lees D.A.R.Use of fondaparinux in pregnancy – Use of alternative anti-coagulant in patient with heparin allergy. Published as an abstract. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Supplement April 2006
  • Wijesiriwardana A. Shetty A, Spontaneous pregnancy fifteen years after diagnosis of premature ovarian failure, Scottish Medical Journal 2007:52(2):5