Dr Dasantha Jayamanne

BSc (Med Sci), MBBS, Dip Pall Care, PhD candidate, FRANZCR

Radiation oncologist

Spoken languages

English

Special clinical interest in central nervous system, head & neck and lung malignancies.

Dr Dasantha Jayamanne completed his Radiation Oncology training at the Crown Princess Mary Hospital at Westmead before pursuing a central nervous system and head and neck fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital. He has completed a Diploma in Palliative Medicine and has a keen interest in symptom control and patient-centred medicine. Dr Jayamanne has a particular interest in central nervous system, head and neck and lung malignancies. He is an active member of several multidisciplinary team meetings in these tumour streams at Royal North Shore Hospital.

Dr Jayamanne is a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney with an active academic portfolio, including publications in medical journals, presentations at national and international meetings, as well as teaching and lecturing medical students. He is an investigator on several international and national clinical trials, and is keen to offer these to his patients where possible. He is also involved in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists as a Director of Training at Royal North Shore Hospital. Dr Jayamanne has an active interest in clinical research and is completing a PhD in primary brain tumours and has an active interest in lung cancer tracking and Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SBRT).

Dr Jayamanne is passionate about evidence based patient-centred care and the delivery of quality radiation treatment through highly accurate and innovative radiotherapy techniques.