Mr Aruna Munasinghe, Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 333

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Mr Aruna Munasinghe

MBBS BSc FRCS (Gen.Surg) ChM

Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon


Year Qualified



Clinical Interests

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole surgery)
  • Primary and Redo/Complex Procedures
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery
  • Gallstone Disease/Cholecystectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Anti Reflux Procedures


Specialising in

  • General Surgery
  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery


Professional Profile

Mr Munasinghe is a highly trained and accomplished general surgeon. He was trained at Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital and has gone on to several flagship centres for Postgraduate Training in London, the South East and the West Midlands. He undertook a period of research at Imperial College London and a fellowship in Bariatric and Complex Upper GI Surgery at St George’s Hospital, London.

He has an NHS practice at Bedfordshire Hospitals where he is the Clinical Lead for Safety and Clinical Governance and has his patients’ welfare at the centre of all he does. He is pleased to offer a large range of common general surgical procedures which will be performed through a keyhole route wherever possible to minimise pain and for a faster recovery.

In addition to maintaining exemplary standards in his NHS and Private Practice he is a trainer in Bariatric Surgery, Keyhole Hernia Repair, Trauma and Endoscopy.


Personal Profile

Outside work Mr Munasinghe is a keen runner and enjoys outdoor pursuits with his children. He is also involved in raising money for third world medical charities.


Research Interests

  • Surgical Outcomes
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Quality Improvement


Memberships and Associations

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
  • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)