sanjiva wijesinha

Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Sanjiva Wijesinha MBBS (Ceylon) MSc (Oxford) FRCS FACS FRACGP is a family physician and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He graduated from medical school in Sri Lanka, completed a research degree at Oxford University, trained as a surgeon and worked as a paediatric surgeon in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong before migrating to Australia and re-training as a family physician. For the past forty years he has been writing health and travel articles – initially for newspapers in Sri Lanka and subsequently for newspapers and magazines in Australia, Britain, Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the US. He is the author of Health for Busy People, Live Happily ever after, Health in These Times, Stories of the Silk Roads, Friends, Not Our War and Strangers on the Camino.

  • Work
    • Writer, Physician and University Teacher
  • Education
    • MBBS(Ceylon), MSc (Oxford), FRCS,FRACGP