Dr Shevy Perera

Dr Shevy Perera

Colorectal Surgeon


About Me

Dr Dayashan (Shevy) Perera is a Expert Colorectal Surgeon specialising in laparoscopic minimally invasive (“keyhole”) surgery. He has performed over 2,000 laparoscopic bowel resections, making him one of the most experienced laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeons in Australia.

Dr Perera has been in practice for 15+ years and is actively involved in training new surgical registrars.  He was Director of Surgical Training for the Southern Surgical Network from 2002-2008 and the Treasurer of the Medical Staff Council at St George Public Hospital from 2008-2012. He is currently the Supervisor of Colorectal Fellowship Training at St George Public Hospital.

Dr Perera’s main interests include advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery and hernia surgery. He also an accredited robotic surgeon, using the cutting edge da vinci robot on patients when indicated.

Consulting Locations

  • Hurstville
  • Menai
  • Kogarah

Hospital Operating Appointments

Dr Perera is accredited to perform surgery at the following hospitals:

  • St George Public Hospital
  • St George Private Hospital
  • Sutherland Public Hospital
  • Kareena Private Hospital
  • Hurstville Private Hospital
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital
  • Kingsway Day Surgery



  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh) (Auckland)
  • Bachelor of Human Biology (BHB) (Auckland)

Surgical Training & Research

  • Surgical Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery (CSSA)


  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Sydney Colorectal Surgical Society
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia

Areas of Expertise

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Colectomy surgery
  • Anal fissure surgery
  • Rectal prolapse surgery
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Haemorrhoid surgery
  • Fistula surgery
  • Perianal abscess surgery

Hurstville Rooms

02 8566 1000

Randwick Rooms

02 9099 4400