Breast and endocrine surgery is a sub-specialty of general surgery and A/Prof. Edirimanne had full training in specialist general surgery. He regularly performs emergency general surgery and selected elective (planned) general surgery operations.
As a part of the Acute Surgical Unit (ASU) of Nepean Public Hospital and on call General Surgical Roster of Norwest Private Hospital and Sydney Adventist Hospital, he regularly performs a number of general surgical operations as required. These include laparoscopic appendix and gall bladder surgery, emergency hernia and bowel surgery.
A/Prof. Edirimanne performs a selected type of elective (planned) general surgical operations including:
– Laparoscopic Gall bladder surgery
– Groin (inguinal and femoral) and umbilical hernia repair
– Lymph node surgery of neck, axilla (armpit) and groin
– Surgical lumps such as lipoma, sebaceous cysts etc.