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Consultant Gynaecologist

Profile photo of MR Kirana Arambage, Consultant GynaecologistKirana is a Consultant Gynaecologist at the BSGE accredited Endometriosis Care and Research (EndoCaRe) Centre at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford having completed the RCOG/ATSM in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He won RCOG Bernhard Baron Travelling Fellowship and BSGE Travelling Scholarship to visit centres of excellence in France (Strasbourg, Rouen) and in Australia (Melbourne).

Kirana has been an active member of the BSGE since 2009. He was elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2014 as the trainee’s representative of the BSGE council. He had proposed, designed and co-organised the annual BSGE fresh cadaveric laparoscopic anatomy course in Oxford University, which continues to have excellent feedback. He is great passion for training and has been a faculty member of the RCOG benign gynaecology/laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery courses.

He has been a part of BSGE subcommittees contributing to SCOPE e-newsletters, guidelines, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic training. He co-organised the first Young Endoscopic Platform (YEP) meeting at the Jubilee ASM of BSGE and represented ESGE/YEP from 2013-15 developing networks between European trainees.

He is a member of the medical advisory panel of Endometriosis UK and contributes to it's charitable activities. His MSc/PGDip in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy from University of Surrey (with merit pass) evaluated a structured training module for any laparoscopy, which has helped feed the proposed RCOG national simulation curriculum.

Kirana is a co-author for the latest Cochrane review of surgical treatment of endometriosis and guidelines (to be published) on management of distension media in hysteroscopy and consent for laparoscopic surgery.

Kirana was a trainee representative for the BSGE and was elected to become a senior council member in 2016. His experiences and relationships created, have given him insight in to the working of our society and views of our membership, which enables him to effectively represent and continue to improve services for the member.

Mr Arambage undertook postgraduate training in the London and Eastern deaneries and an MSc in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy at the University of Surrey.

He then completed the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)/ATSM specialist training in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Mr Arambage won a RCOG Bernhard Baron travelling fellowship and a British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) travel scholarship to train in centres of excellence in France and Australia.

He is a consultant gynaecologist at the BSGE-accredited Endometriosis Care and Research (CaRe) Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

  • Qualifications: MBBS DFFP MSc MRCOG
  • Year first qualified : 2002
  • GMC number: 6083459
  • Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Research & Teaching

Mr Arambage is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford and is an accredited trainer in advanced laparoscopic/hysteroscopic surgery. He is also the lead for gynaecological endoscopic simulation training in the Oxford region.

In addition, he is a co-author of the most recent Cochrane review of the surgical treatment of endometriosis and has also co-authored the European guidelines on the management of distension media in operative hysteroscopy and RCOG consent guideline for laparoscopic surgery.

Special interest in:

  • Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Severe endometriosis, benign gynaecological disease and delivery suite management
  • Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Simulation
  • Research interest in endoscopic surgery, simulation and endometriosis

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • American Association of Gynaecological Laparoscopists