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Dr Kolitha Goonetilleke (North Lakes, QLD)


Dr Kolitha Goonetilleke (North Lakes, QLD)

General and Colorectal Surgeon | MBBS, MRCS, MD, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRACS

Dr Kolitha Goonetilleke has joined our Open Access team at North Lakes Day Hospital. Kolitha also works as a VMO at Redcliffe Hospital as a General and Colorectal Surgeon.

Dr Goonetilleke graduated from medical school in 2000 before completing general and colorectal surgical training in the United Kingdom. He subsequently completed his FRCS (Gen Surg) in 2013. Dr Goonetilleke relocated to Australia in 2015 where he obtained FRACS.

Dr Goonetilleke has diverse research interests; including varied aspects of cancer of the GI tract. In 2009 he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine for his research from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Dr Goonetilleke has been widely published. He has presented at national and international conferences and has been the recipient of a research grant.

Dr Goonetilleke is a member of GESA and offers a broad range of surgery for patients; with a commitment to personalised high quality surgical care. He is also a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain.

Special interests:
• Minimally invasive surgery
• Gastrointestinal endoscopy
• Haemorrhoid treatment
• Bowel, colorectal, gall bladder and hernia surgery
• Skin cancer and melanoma treatment

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