Dr. Thushan Beneragama MBBS, MS (Sri Lanka), FCSSL.
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka.
Visiting Consultant at Private Hospitals in Colombo.
Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), since 2009.
International member American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), since 2016.
Dr. Beneragama is registered and licensed to practice cosmetic and plastic surgery in the Sri Lanka and is a member of the ASPS in Australia and ASPS in America.
As one of the top plastic surgeons in Sri Lanka, Dr. Thushan has extensive experience of all cosmetic surgery procedures. He graduated from medical school in Sri Lanka in 1994 and qualified in Surgery in 2001. He subsequently spent over 3 years working in Australia with some of the country’s top plastic surgeons. He trained as a fellow in Hand Surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, (Au) and Hand and Microsurgery the Royal Children’s Hospital and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. He then returned to the Adelaide and joined the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
His clinic practice in Colombo focuses on surgical repair of deformities resulting from skin cancers caused by the solar radiation, as well as hair transplantation, adult and child hand surgery and microsurgery.
His area of focus for cosmetic surgery is breast reduction, breast, augmentation, mastopexy, fat transfer to breast, gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Liposuction (Fat transfer to Buttocks – Brazilian buttock lift) and Asian and Caucasian Aesthetic Surgery (blepharoplasty, ptosis correction, facelift, augmentation rhinoplasty and otoplasty).
Dr. Thushan believes in extensive research and evidence-based medicine, unparalleled academic training and teaching along with compassionate care for patients. He regularly attends international meetings to keep abreast of the latest developments in plastic surgery in order to provide the best for his patients.
August 1994 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
February 2001 Master of Surgery (MS)
Medical Practice History
PRESENT Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon National Hospital
of Sri Lanka, Apollo Hospital, Colombo
26.12.2004- 24.01.2006 Senior Registrar in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
01.02.2004- 31.07.2004 Hand and Microsurgery Fellow Royal Children’s Hospital and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
01.06.2003- 31.01.2004 Hand Surgery Fellow Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
01.04.2001-25.05.2003 Senior Registrar in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
Additional Work Experience
In addition to working in the public sector hospitals, assisting the consultants in
the private sector in Adelaide and Melbourne, to gain a wide experience in aesthetic
surgery. Practicing cosmetic surgery under Mr. Keith Mutimer (FRACS) and Mr.
Christopher Coombs (FRACS) in Melbourne and Mr. Richard Harries (FRACS) Adelaide, Australia.
Workshops attended in Australia
Aesthetic Surgery – Rhinoplasty, Breast reduction, Breast Augmentation,
Liposculpture, soft tissue fillers and BOTOX.
Microsurgery and flap dissection workshop
Hand Surgery – Mutilated hands, congenital hands
Conferences attended in Australia & Europe
IPRAS Sydney, August 2003.
New South Wales Hand Society Meeting – October 2003
South Australian Hand Society Meeting – November 2003
Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Hobart, March 2004.
Australian Hand Surgery Society Registrar’s Conference – Hobart, March 2004.
RACS Annual Scientific Congress – Melbourne, May 2004.
Pediatric Plastic Surgery Conference – Melbourne, November 2005
Berlin Germany, International conference on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, July 2007.
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