A/Prof Viraj Kariyawasam


A/Prof Viraj Kariyawasam is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist He is also a visiting gastroenterologist at Concord Hospital, Pennant Hills Day Surgery, Macquarie University Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. He performs endoscopic procedures at Pennant Hills Day Surgery, Norwest Private Hospital, Lakeview Private Hospital and at Blacktown Hospital.

After completing his Gastroenterology training at Gosford, Westmead and Concord Hospitals, he obtained the fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2011. He then completed an advance therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at Concord Hospital and embarked on a clinical research fellowship in IBD at the world-renowned IBD center at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in the UK.  He is published widely  and currently serves as a conjoint associate professor at Western Sydney University. 

A/Prof Kariyawasam’s practice encompasses all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease, with expertise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and advanced therapeutic endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection and stricture dilatation). He has a special interest in cancer screening with emphasis on prevention and early detection of colorectal, oesophageal and stomach cancer. He offers advanced surveillance techniques for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and has expertise in removal of precancerous lesions from the stomach and larger polyps from the colon endoscopically.

Viraj takes pride in providing high quality comprehensive patient care, which is highly personalized and readily accessible. He is a strong advocate of Open Access endoscopy to suitable patients to improve accessibility. He provides this service for privately insured patients at Pennant Hills Day Surgery, Hospital for Specialist Surgery and Norwest Private Hospital.

He will work closely with you and your General practitioner to achieve the best possible outcome for your condition. 

​He is also speaks Singhalese.

  • MBBS (Hons) (University Of Columbo)


  • MRCP

  • Phd (University of Sydney)

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Colorectal cancer prevention
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • All aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease
Professional Membership
  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians UK (MRCP)
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Association (ECCO)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
Current Appointments and Visiting Rights
  • Pennant Hills Day Surgery
  • Norwest Private Hospital
Other Consulting Locations

Complete Health

G11, 2-4 Aberdour Avenue

Rouse Hill NSW 2155

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