Associate Professor Senarath EdirimanneBreast and Endocrine Surgeon

    Associate Professor Senarath Edirimanne
    Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

    Referrals

    Phone: 1800 633 885
    Fax: (02) 4736 4927
    Email: dredirimanne@gmail.com
    Website: www.drsenarathedirimanne.com.au


    Qualifications

    BMBS(honours)Flinders, FRACS

    Specialty

    Breast and endocrine surgeon

    Additional Languages

    Sinhalese


    A/Prof Senarath Edirimanne is a specialist breast (surgical oncology and oncoplastic) surgeon. He is also a specialist endocrine (thyroid cancer) surgeon.

    Senarath aims to provide personalized, comprehensive and professional multidisciplinary care for breast and thyroid cancer patients.

    Senarath obtained his undergraduate medical education from Flinders University, Adelaide and Fellowship in General Surgery in 2007. He completed his post fellowship training in breast cancer surgery at Christchurch Hospital and Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and Endocrine surgery at Christchurch and Sir Charles Gairdner/Freemantle Hospitals.

    Senarath has been a specialist consultant surgeon in Sydney since 2011. He holds a public VMO position at Nepean Blue Mountains LHN and private VMO positions at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Nepean Private, Norwest Private and Sydney Adventist Hospitals. He is a member of breast cancer multidisciplinary teams at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (Private), Sydney Adventist Cancer Care Centre and Nepean Cancer Care Centre.

    Senarath is a Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery at University of Sydney. As a member of the Breast Cancer Research Group of Nepean Clinical School he undertakes basic science, epidemiological and clinical research into Breast Cancer. The research has so far led to obtaining competitive grants, over 25 peer reviewed publications and regular presentations in international conferences such as San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference

    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Phone: 1800 633 885

    Fax: (02) 4736 4927

    Email: dredirimanne@gmail.com

    Website: www.drsenarathedirimanne.com.au

    Practice Address:

    • Clinic B, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
      119-184 Missenden Road
      Camperdown
      NSW 2050
    • Specialists on Derby
      2A Derby Street
      Kingswood
      NSW 2747
    Professional Associations

    Professional Associations

    Founding Member of BreastSurgANZ, member of Australasian Society of Breast Disease.

    Full Member of Australia and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeon, Endocrine Society of Australia, International Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

    Current Teaching Positions

    Current Teaching Positions

    Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney.

    Publications

    Publications

    PUBLICATIONS:

    1. Hardefeldt P, Penninkilampi R, Edirimanne S, Elslick GD (2017). Physical activity and weight loss reduce breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis of 139 prospective and retrospective studies. (accepted) Clinical Breast Cancer.

    2. Al-Ansari,F, Lahooti, H, Edirimanne, S, Wall, J. (2016). The role of CD8+ T regulatory cells in the development of autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD) and thyroid eye disease(TED). Eur. J. Immunol. 2016. 46 (Suppl.1): 906

    3. Nagaraja V, Edirimanne S, Eslick GD (2016). Is Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Necessary in Patients Undergoing Prophylactic Mastectomy? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Breast J. 2016 Mar;22(2):158-65

    4. Staniforth JU, Edirimanne S, Eslick GD (2016) . Thyroid carcinoma in Graves’ disease: A meta-analysis. Int J Surg. 2016 Mar;27:118-25.

    5. Lahooti H, Cultrone D, Edirimanne S, Walsh JP, Delbridge L, Cregan P, Champion B, Wall JR (2015) Novel single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the calsequestrin-1 gene are associated with Graves’ ophthalmopathy and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep 18;9:1731-40.

    6. Joseph KR, Edirimanne S, Eslick GD (2015) The association between breast cancer and thyroid cancer: a meta-analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jul;152(1):173-81.

    7. Nagaraja V, Eslick GD, Edirimanne S (2015). Recurrence and functional outcomes of partial adrenalectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Surg. 2015 Apr;16(Pt A):7-13.

    8. Brito K, Edirimanne S, Eslick GD (2015).The extent of improvement of health-related quality of life as assessed by the SF36 and Paseika scales after parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism–a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Surg. 2015 Jan;13:245-9.

    9. Lahooti, H., Cultrone, D., Edirimanne, S. Walsh, J., Delbridge, L., Cregan, P., El Kochairi, I., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014), Association of the
    CASQ1 Gene SNP rs3838216 with Graves’ opthalmopathy and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in patients with thyroid autoimmunity.
    Opthalmology Research., 2(6): 281-293.

    10. Cultrone, D., Lahooti, H., Edirimanne, S., Delbridge, L., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014), Calsequestrin is decreased in thyroid gland of patients
    with Graves’ disease- Further evidence for a role of autoimmunity against this protein in Graves’ opthalmopathy. British Journal of
    Medicine and Medical Research., 4(23): 4065-4075.

    11. Hardefeldt, P., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G. (2013), Goiter is Associated with Benign Breast Disease: A Meta-Analysis. The Breast Journal.
    19(3), 346-468.

    12. Hardefeldt, P., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G. (2013), Deodorant use and breast cancer risk. Epidemiology. 24(1), 172.

    13. Hardefeldt, P., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G. (2012), Diabetes increases the risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis. Endocrine-Related Cancer.
    19(6), 793-803.

    14. Hardefeldt, P., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G. (2012), Physical activity reduces risk of breast cancer: A meta-analysis. Cancer Research. 72(24 suppl)
    Abstract nr P1-11-01

    15. Hardefeldt, P., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G. (2012), Deodorant use and the risk of skin toxicity in patients undergoing radiation therapy for
    breast cancer: A meta-analysis. Radiotherapy & Oncology. 105(3), 378-379.

    16. Watts KJ, Meiser B, Mitchell G, Kirk J, Saunders C, Peate M, Duffy J, Kelly PJ, Gleeson M, Barlow-Stewart K, Rahman B, Friedlander M, Tucker K;
    TFGT Collaborative Group. (2012) How should we discuss genetic testing with women newly diagnosed with breast cancer? Design and
    Implementation of a randomized controlled trial of two models of delivering education about treatment-focused
    genetic testing to younger women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. BMC Cancer. 2012 Jul 28;12:320.

    17. Hardefeldt, P., Eslick, G., Edirimanne, S. (2012), Benign thyroid disease is associated with breast cancer: a meta-analysis. Breast Cancer
    Research and Treatment. 133(3), 1169-1177.

    18. Parnaby, C., Barrow, E., Edirimanne, S., Parrott, N., Frizelle, F., Watson, A. (2010), Colorectal complications of end-stage renal failure and
    renal transplantation: a review. Colorectal Disease. 14(4), 403–415.

    19. Edirimanne, S., Roake, J., Lewis, D. (2010), Delays in discharge of vascular surgical patients: a prospective audit. ANZ Journal of Surgery
    80(6), 443-446.

    20. Edirimanne, S., Connor, S. (2008), Incidental pancreatic cystic lesions. World Journal of Surgery. 32(9), 2028-2037.

    21. Edirimanne, S., McKenzie, K., Wells, S., Dijkstra, B., (2007), Role of pre-operative breast MRI in patients with invasive lobular carcinoma
    of breast. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 77, s1 A3

    22. Edirimanne, S., Dunn, S. (2005), Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer using patent blue dye only localization by a regional general surgeon.
    ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75, A98-99

    23. Edirimanne, S., Gao, J., Clements, J., Nicol ,D. (2005), Effects of PSA on expression of insulin like growth factor system and osteoblastic
    markers in prostate cancer cell line PC-3 and osteoblast like cell line SAOS. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75(7) A129-134

    24. Edirimanne, S., Ryan , J., Masters, J. (2003), Indications and outcomes of re-do TURP surgery at Auckland Hospital: Is it worth doing?
    ANZ Journal of Surgery; 73: A331- A339

    25. Edirimanne, S., Devicich, G., List, A., Matthews J., Rice, M., (2003), Salvage radiotherapy for PSA failure after radical prostatectomy:
    Auckland experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery; 73: A331-A339

    26. Edirimanne, S., Mason, D., (2003), Radical retro-pubic prostatectomy for clinically localised prostate cancer at Hawkes bay, New
    Zealand: A retrospective study. ANZ Journal of Surgery 73: A7- A18

    GRANTS:
    1. Nepean Medical Research Fund- Project Grant 2016
    Differential expression of P2X7 isoforms by tumour associated macrophages in the breast cancer microenvironment. Edirimanne S, Lahooti H, Skaratt K, Fuller S
    2. Nepean Medical Research Foundation- Project Grant 2015
    Effect of Parathyroidectomy on Frail Older Persons: The Frail-Pathy Study; Suriyaarachchi P, Edirimanne S, Duque G

    NATIONAL GUIDELINES:

    1. Management of central nervous system (CNS) metastases in women with secondary breast cancer. (2014). Cancer Australia

    CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT:

    1. General Surgery SET Curriculum- Breast (2013 review)- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    2. General Surgery SET Curriculum- Endocrine (2013 review)- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    3. General Surgery SET Curriculum- Surgical Oncology (2013 review)- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

    SESSIONAL CHAIRING IN CONFERENCES

    1. RACS ASM 2015 Perth
    2. RACS ASM 2013 Auckland

    PRESENTATIONS AT PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCES:

    1.Cheung, D., Trinh, L., Edirimanne, S., Eslick, G., Immediate breast reconstruction is highly accepted by breast cancer patients
    undergoing mastectomy when routinely offered- Recent experience of an Australian tertiary oncoplastic breast unit. San Antonio
    Breast Cancer conference, USA, 2016 (accepted)

    2. Cheung, D., Trinh L., Edirimanne S., Cao A., Eslick G. Incidence of chemotherapy in the setting of immediate breast reconstruction . Leura
    International Breast cancer Conference. Sydney 2016

    3. Cheung, D., Trinh L., Edirimanne S., Cao A., Eslick G. Radiotherapy associated complications in the setting of immediate breast
    reconstruction. Leura International Breast cancer Conference. Sydney 2016

    4. Al-Ansari,F, Lahooti, H, Edirimanne, S, Wall, J. (2016). The role of CD8+ T regulatory cells in the development of autoimmune thyroid
    diseases (AITD) and thyroid eye disease(TED). International congress of Immunology, Melbourne 2016

    5. Joseph, K, Eslick, G, Edirimanne, S. On the association between primary Breast Cancer and Thyroid Cancer- A systematic review and
    meta-analysis, San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, USA, 2014 and RACS ASM, Singapore, 2014,

    6. Meybodi,F. Wu, Y. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Cox, M. Factors contributing to delays in patient discharge after an acute surgical
    admission, ISW, Helsinki,2013

    7. Brito, K. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. The extent of improvement of health-related quality of life after parathyroidectomy in patients with
    primary hyperparathyroidism- A systematic review and meta-analysis. ISW, Helsinki 2013 and RACS ASM, Auckland, 2013

    8. Staniforth, J. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Thyroid Cancer in Graves’ disease- A meta-analysis, ISW, Helsinki 2013

    9. Sedaghat, N. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Morbidity of chemotherapy and Immediate breast reconstruction: A systematic review and Meta-
    analysis. . ISW, Helsinki 2013 and RACS ASM, Auckland, 2013
    10. Sedaghat, N. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Morbidity of adjuvant radiotherapy and immediate breast reconstruction: A systematic review and
    Meta-analysis. . ISW, Helsinki 2013 and RACS ASM, Auckland, 2013

    11. Nagaraja, V. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Recurrence and functional outcomes of partial adrenalectomy: A systematic review and Meta-
    analysis. . ISW, Helsinki 2013 and RACS ASM Auckland, 2013

    12. Wu, Y. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Does surgical resection of the primary tumour in patients presenting with systemic metastatic breast
    cancer improve overall survival? : A systematic review and Meta-analysis. ISW, Helsinki 2013 and RACS ASM, Auckland, 2013

    13. Hardefeldt, P, Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Physical activity reduces risk of breast cancer, San Antonio Breast cancer Conference, USA,
    2012 –awarded the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Emerging Scientist Award

    14. Hardefeldt, P, Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Diabetes increases the risk of Breast Cancer. San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, USA,
    2012

    15. Wu, Y. Edirimanne, S. Tiver, K. Cheung, D. Fuller, S. Radiotherapy for breast cancer associated with cutaneous presentation of systemic
    mastocytosis- a case report and literature review. Sydney International Breast Cancer Conference 2012

    16. Azmir, A. Edirimanne, S. French, J. Boyages J. Elder E. Surgical management of low volume sentinel node positive axilla- Is a tailored
    approach suitable? Surgical Research Society ASM, Adelaide, 2012.

    17. Nagaraja, V. Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Is sentinel node biopsy necessary in patients undergoing prophylactic mastectomy?: A systematic
    review and Meta-analysis. GSA ASM, Horbart, 2012

    18. Hardefeldt, P, Edirimanne, S. Eslick, G. Benign thyroid disease is associated with breast cancer – A meta analysis. San Antonio Breast
    Cancer Conference, USA, 2011

    19. Edirimanne S, Mackenzie, Wells S and Dijkstra B, Role of pre-operative breast MRI in patients with lobular breast cancer. RACS ASM
    2007

    20. Edirimanne S, Roake J and Lewis D. Delays in discharge of vascular surgical patients. Annual conference of NZ association of vascular
    surgeons 2007

    21. Edirimanne S. and Dunn S. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer using blue dye localisation only by a regional general surgeon.
    RACS ASM 2000.

    22. Edirimanne S. The role of interactions between Prostate Specific Antigen and Insulin like Growth Factor system in Prostate Cancer Bone
    Metastasis. Annual scientific meeting of Australian Prostate Cancer collaboration 2004 and annual conference of Australasian surgical
    research society 2004

    23.Edirimanne S. and Rice M. Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Recurrence Following Radical Prostatectomy. ASM Urological Society of
    Australasia 2003

    24. Edirimanne S. and Masters J. Indications for and Outcomes of Re-do Transurethral Prostatectomy. ASM Urological Society of
    Australasia 2003

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