Dr Samanthika Weerawardena MBBS FRCPA


Pathologist – Anatomical Pathology, Cytology
Phone: (02) 4324 1088 Ext. 379
Fax: (02) 9005 7455
Email: samanthika.weerawardena@laverty.com.au
Laboratory: Gosford


  • 1998: Graduated from The University of Ruhana, Sri Lanka
  • 1999 - 2005: Vocational training in Anatomical Pathology at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; graduated first in year
  • 2006 - 2007: University research fellow investigating the cutaneous features of mycosis fungoides
  • 2007: Migrated to Australia and retrained in Anatomical Pathology, Liverpool Hospital and Davies Campbell de Lambert Pathology, Sydney
  • 2010: Admitted to Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • 2012 - Current: Histopathologist, Cytopathologist, Laverty Pathology
  • Dr Weerawardena has a strong interest in teaching and has been closely involved in “Milestones in Pathology”, a course run by Laverty Pathology for registrars in Anatomical Pathology

Special Interests: Fine needle aspiration cytology; gynaecological cytology; histopathology of the head and neck, gastrointestinal tract, endocrine system, lung and breast.