Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

Dr. Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD

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43 y/o
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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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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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Dr. Weerasinghe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weerasinghe "Unlike many in his profession, Dilendra Weerasinghe, MD chose surgery as his specialty early on while he was still in high school. He wanted to cure patients and improve their health by surgically treating them, instead of working in a specialty that treated chronic illnesses without a cure. Dr. Weerasinghe was attracted to the definitive treatment that surgery can often provide. Over the years, he learned that even if surgery was not able to cure a patient, he could always provide help by providing comfort. Dr. Weerasinghe believes in treating every patient with compassion, as if they were family. He believes his role as a surgeon is the best profession in the world because it allows him to not only help heal people, but also to bring them comfort and provide a cure for their suffering. Outside of his work, he enjoys spending quality time with his children and lovely wife. Family is very important to Dr. Weerasinghe, so he makes it a priority for he and his family to share at least one meal a day together to stay connected. They also love traveling to different parts of the world to experience different cultures and enjoy doing volunteer work in Asia, including establishing free medical clinics and building houses for victims of the tsunami in 2005. "
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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."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

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53  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

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weerasinghe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Weerasinghe

4.5

Based on 29 reviews

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Dr W is a wonderfully skilled surgeon. He is caring and explained the procedure clearly. I had robotic surgery and had an extremely quick recovery. I am extremely pleased with the results of my operation and personal experience of the doctor.
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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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