Emblem Sri Lanka
ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර මහා රෝහල ஸ்ரீ ஜெயவர்த்தனபுரா பொது மருத்துவமனை Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital


DR. Kaleel cassim
Speciality Consultant Rheumatologist
Qualifications MBBS, MD
Ward/Clinic WARD 16B

He obtained his overseas training from Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS in the United Kingdom. He joined SJGH in 1997. He has been a Board Certified Consultant Rheumatologist for the past 14 years. He has published his scientific research in EULAR (European League against Rheumatism) Journal 2005.

DR. Kushlani jayatilleke
Speciality Consultant Microbiologist

She obtained her overseas training from Lancashire Teaching Hospital and Leeds NHS in the United Kingdom. She joined Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital in 2009 and has been a Board Certified Consultant Microbiologist for the past 19 years. She has worked in Teaching Hospital Kurunegala and NIHS Kalutara as a Consultant Microbiologist before joining SJGH. She has held the office of Secretary, Sri Lanka College of Microbiologist. She joined SJGH in 2009. She served as the secretary of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists for a period of 3 years. She is a member of the board of study in medical microbiology in the PGIM and the coordinator for post MD training. She was awarded the President-s award for scientific publication in 2014.

Specialized Services / Procedures / Tests

All Bacterial Culture / Fungal Culture / Serology for Dengue, Hepatitis B, Hiv, Hepatitis C andOther Tests / PCR * Covid 19 - Real Time PCR For SARS-Cov-2 * Cenex Rut For Mycobacterium / Acid-Fast Bacillus – Steuning

DR. M s g perera
Speciality Consultant Pulmonology
Qualifications MBBS, MD
Ward/Clinic WARD 07 A
Specialized Services / Procedures / Tests

General Respiratory clinics. including Post-Covid Patients / Special clinic For Interstitral / Sleep clinic (to be commenceed) / Lung function tests / Exhaled Nitric oxide measurement / Sleep studies. / Bronchoscopy / Medical Thoracoscopy

DR. Madhava karunarathna
Speciality Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist
Qualifications MBBS. MS. FSLCOG(SL). FRCOG(UK)
Ward/Clinic WARD 02

He obtained his overseas training at Harold wood Hospital Romford, St. Bartholomew Hospital London and Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds in the United Kingdom. He has been a Board Certified Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist for the last 22 years having worked in Teaching Hospital Mahamoadara and Base Hospitals Panadura, Embilipitiya and Balangoda. He joined SJGH in 2008. He has been a council member of Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is the Treasurer Elect of the SLCOG for 2015. He was also the Academic Secretary of Sri Lanka Menopause Society in 2012 and received the Presidential Award for Scientific Research in 2013.

DR. Maheshi wijeratne
Speciality Consultant Neuro Surgeon
Qualifications MBBS(Hons), Melb, MS, FRCS(Ed)
Ward/Clinic WARD 18

She joined SJGH in 1995. She has been a Board Certified Consultant for the past 14 years. She obtained her overseas training from Oxford University Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK and Kings College Hospital, London, UK. She is the treasurer of Neurosurgical Society of Sri Lanka from 2009 to date. She won the award for the best paper at college of Surgeons in 2004.

DR. Medha weerasekera
Speciality Consultant Neonatologist
Qualifications MBBS, DCH, MD, FRCP (UK)
Ward/Clinic NICU

She was appointed as the Consultant Neonatologist in 1999 and has worked towards improving the neonatal morbidity and mortality over the past 23 years. She obtained her overseas training at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong and Keio University Hospital, Japan. She developed the neonatal ICU and has succeeded in making it the most sought after NICU and the leading post graduate training center in Sri Lanka. Dr Weerasekera is an active member of the Board of Study in Paediatrics, a council member of the Neonatal Forum of Sri Lanka and a council member of Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka. She has been a guest speaker in many obstetric and Paediatric fora and has more than 25 research papers and several publications to the credit.

DR. Mihira manamperi
Speciality Consultant Paediatrician
Qualifications MBBS, MD Paediatrics
Ward/Clinic WARD 01

He is an alumnus of the faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. He underwent his postgraduate training in professorial units of the Colombo North Teaching Hospital Ragama and Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children Colombo 08. After qualifying in MD Paediatrics he received his foreign training from the Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey, England and at the Nepean Teaching Hospital, Kingswood, Sydney, Australia. Upon his return to Sri Lanka he worked at District General Hospital Gampaha for two years, covering up duties in the Paediatric ward for one year and thereafter as consultant OPD. Thereafter he was appointed to Base Hospital Tissamaharama, where during his tenure the unit was given a whole new outlook with the latest equipment added to the clinic, ward and the NICU. He has been a Board Certified Consultant since 2016.

DR. N vithanage
Speciality Consultant Chemical Pathologist
Qualifications MBBS, MD (Chemical Pathology)

Dr. Neranjana Vithanage heads the Biochemistry Lab of SJGH. The Biochemistry lab provides essential investigatons for inward and outpatient care, and is equipped with the latest analysers to provide accurate reports in minimal duration.

DR. Naomali amarasena
Speciality Consultant Cardiologist
Qualifications MBBS, MD.FRCP (Lond.), FCCP, FRACP (Hon.)
Ward/Clinic WARD 19

She obtained her overseas training at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom. She joined Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital in 1995. She has been a Board Certified Consultant Cardiologist for 28 years. She was the President of Ceylon College of Physicians in 2009. She is a Life member of Sri Lanka Heart Association, SLMA and CCP. She was awarded the Rajasuriya prize for Clinical Medicine in 1985. She received the John Stokes Gold Medal for best performance in MD (Medicine) part II examination. She has published many articles in peer reviewed journals e.g. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. The Heart and British Medical Journal. She is Chief Examiner for the MD (Medicine) selection examination, a clinical examination for the MD (Medicine) part Il examination and the Final MBBS examination in the faculty of Medicine University of Colombo and Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She set up the Cardiology Unit

Specialized Services / Procedures / Tests

ECG / 2D Echocardiography (Trans Thoracic) / Contrast Echocardiography / Trans Oesophageal Echocardiography (TOE) / Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography / Exercise ECG (Stress testing) / 24 Hour blood pressure monitoring / 24 Hour ECG Monitoring (Holter) / Tilt table testing / Electrophysiological services including Pacemaker programming / Cardiac Catheterization laboratory procedures (Diagnostic Coronary Angiography / Coronary Stenting (PCI) / Devices (ASD Closure, IVC Filter Insertion etc.) / Temporary pacemaker insertion / Implantation of single & dual chamber pacemaker / Electrophysiological studies / ICD/CRT implantation )

DR. Niroshan seneviratne
Speciality Consultant Urological And Transplant Surgeon
Qualifications MBBS (COL), MS (SL), MRCS (UK)
Ward/Clinic WARD 14A

Dr. Niroshan Senevirtne is the Resident Specialist Urological Surgeon of SJGH. He joined SJGH in 2013. He has been a Board Certified Consultant for the past 09 years. He has obtained his overseas training from Royal Free Hospital London, UK. He has worked at Teaching Hospital Anuradapura before joining Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. He is the editor of Nephrology Urology Transplant Society. He has published 12 papers (BMJ, CMJ, SLJS, and SLJUS) and presented 65 Abstracts on his scientific research.