Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

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43 y/o
(29)

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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 specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Weerasinghe's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weerasinghe performs Esophageal Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Weerasinghe performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weerasinghe treats Obesity more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Weerasinghe treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weerasinghe treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Weerasinghe treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Weerasinghe's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholecystoenterostomy
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Colectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Generalized Obesity
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Metastatic Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parasitic Appendicitis
Pediatric Hernia
Pediatric Obesity
Port Placements or Replacements
Rectal Cancer
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Sigmoid Colectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Spleen Disorders
Splenectomy
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Thyroid Cancer
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Member of Royal college of Surgeons UK, 2005

Dr. Weerasinghe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Weerasinghe

4.5

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.344827586206897%
(3)

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Best bariatric Surgeon on the West Coast. My Husband was deemed extremely high risk and most surgeons that we saw did not want to touch him as he was quite sick. Dr W explained the risks, but given his weight and ailments we had no other choice. He kept us informed all the way and indicated that...Read More
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Dr. Weerasinghe fabricated my medical history in his report to my insurance company so that he could charge them more for my colonoscopy procedure. His office coded it as diagnostic NOT preventative as it should have been coded. I called and ask them to change the coding and they refused resulting...Read More
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Dr Weerasinghe does a great job of performing and explaining my surgery.
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His staff is AMAZING!! They return your calls and handle them with professionalism and with compassion. Dr. Weerasinghe takes time to listen and does his best to get find a solution to your ailment. There should be more physicians with his compassion and with his degree of knowledge .
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dr. is very informative. very personable. would highly recommend him to family and friends
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Care Network
WorkNet Worker's Compensation WC
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Freedom Health
Freedom 1st Medicaid SNP
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
Tricare
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Private HealthCare Systems
RockPort Health Care
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
United Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Port Charlotte, FL

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