Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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43 y/o
(27)

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Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD is a general surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Colombo in 2002 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

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Obesity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weerasinghe "No surgical problem is too big or to small.  We approach all aspects of patient care using compassion caring and respect.  It is like caring for a family member.  We thank you for your trust in us and would make sure that we would strive to uphold it at all times."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Sri Lanka-Colombo Fac Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Colombo
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Member of Royal college of Surgeons UK, 2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Weerasinghe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Weerasinghe is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Weerasinghe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weerasinghe to family and friends
4.4
based on 27 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Weerasinghe's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in punta gorda fl.
dr. is very informative. very personable. would highly recommend him to family and friends
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in Punta Gorda Fl
Dr Weerasinghe is one who listens to his patient and addresses the patients concerns on an individual basis. You are treated like a person and not like a number. Having family members who are docs I know what it takes to become a doctor and what their lives are like.
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in Punta Gorda, FL
Dr W has Wonderful bedside manners and is extremely thorough and a pleasant doctor. Love his smile as I felt quite at ease even though most doctors office visits are a bit intimidating. He put me quite at ease from the time he walked in and did a wonderful job with my surgery. I recovered very...more
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in Port Charlotte, FL
Dr Weerasinghe is an excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. My comfort was very important to him. I would highly recommend him.
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in Port Charlotte, FL
The gall bladder surgery was successful and relieved me from the extreme pain I had been having. The pre-surgery appointment was particularly helpful as Dr. Weerasinghe not only explained everything to me in terms I could understand, but he also showed me the scan with the stones, as I was not...more
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