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Miss Sanchia Shanika Goonewardene
East of England Deanery

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Sanchia Goonewardene

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Miss Sanchia S. Goonewardene MBChB (Hons.Clin.Sc), BMedSc(Hons), PGCGC, Dip.SSc, MRCS (Ed and Eng) MPhil

Sanchia Goonewardene qualified from Birmingham Medical School with Honours in Clinical Science and a BMedSc (Hons) Degree in Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine. After that she completed her Foundation training at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, where she received the West Midlands Deanery Award. Her Core General Surgery training was completed in Coventry and Warwickshire where she gained a Diploma in Surgical Science and MRCS (UK). She has worked as Urology registrar at Guys and St Thomas Hospitals, London and The Royal Free Hospital and UCL. She has over 530 first author publications to her name with 2 papers as a number 1 most cited in fields (Biomedical Library), and has significantly contributed to the Urological Academic World- she has since added a section to the European Association of Urology Congress on Prostate Cancer Survivorship and Supportive Care and is an Associate Member, EAU guidelines panel on Chronic Pelvic Pain. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Robotic Surgery. She is also an Alumni of the Urology Foundation. She has supervised her 1st thesis with Kings College London and Guys Hospital, (BMedSci Degree gained 1st class, students’ thesis score 95%) and has also been asked to examine MSc thesis by the University of Edinburgh. Recently she has also been invited to the editorial board of the World Journal of Urology and reviews for BMJ case reports. Additionally, she is on the working group for The International Continence Society Terminology Panel on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and has been appointed to the Young Academic Urology -Junior ERUS board. Her 1st two books have been published on Core Surgical Procedures for the Urology Trainee (8,000 downloads sold) and Prostate Cancer Survivorship (6,000 downloads sold). Her third book on Basic Urological Management has recently been released and has sold 8,000 copies. Her fourth book on Non muscle invasive bladder cancer is in production.

Miss Sanchia Shanika Goonewardene declared on the Wednesday 20th May 2020 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:

Springer Nature Author

  • Fellowship, travel grants
  • Other: Payment for books written

EAU Guidelines, Chronic Pelvic Pain

  • Other: Guidelines work travel and accomodation covered