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Dr. Harsha Jayawardena, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (48)
Map Pin Small Mason City, IA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Harsha Jayawardena, MD

Dr. Harsha Jayawardena, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mason City, IA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO / FACULTY OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Franklin General Hospital, Hansen Family Hospital and Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center. Dr. Jayawardena, completed a residency at Saint Agnes Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Jayawardena an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Jayawardena works at Practice in Mason City, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Colorectal Cancer, Small Intestine Cancer and Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Jayawardena's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mercy Hearth Center Adn Vascular Institute
    250 S Crescent Dr, Mason City, IA 50401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 494-5260
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Mason City Clinic
    250 S Crescent Dr, Mason City, IA 50401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 494-5200
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3
    Office
    520 S Pierce Ave Ste 100, Mason City, IA 50401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 494-5490
  4. 4
    Mason City Ambulatory Surgery Center LLC
    990 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 494-2000
  5. 5
    Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center
    1000 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 428-6320

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Franklin General Hospital
  • Hansen Family Hospital
  • Mercyone North Iowa Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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Colorectal Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Pelvic Abscess
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Anoscopy
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Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
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Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Breast Diseases
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Varices
Fracture
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Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Intestinal Abscess
Ischemic Colitis
Lobular Carcinoma
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcer
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Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Surgical Procedure
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Lumpectomy
Lung Surgery
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Proctosigmoidopexy with Robotic Assist
Puncture Aspiration
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Varicose Vein Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871587352
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University MD
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Saint Agnes Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Saint Agnes Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO / FACULTY OF MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University Of Colombo Faculty Of Med Sri Lanka
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Jayawardena works at Practice in Mason City, IA. View the full address on Dr. Jayawardena’s profile.

    Dr. Jayawardena has seen patients for Colorectal Cancer, Small Intestine Cancer and Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Jayawardena on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    48 patients have reviewed Dr. Jayawardena. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Jayawardena.

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