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



Dr saranga alahapperuma
Dr. Saranga Alahapperuma
Designation Chairman, Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital
Qualification MBBS (Colombo), MBA (UK), LLB (UK), Dip. in Journalism (SL)

Dr. Saranga Alahapperuma was appointed as the Chairman of Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital in May 2024. As a goal-oriented visionary leader with exceptional self-confidence, Dr. Alahapperuma strongly desires to transform Sri Jayawardena Hospital into the best hospital in the region with an integrated corporate approach. His mission aims at a collaborative practice that enhances the delivery of patient-centred cost-effective healthcare solutions while sharing best practices to improve quality, increase efficiency, and accelerate innovation in care delivery. To transform Sri Jayawardena Hospital into the best healthcare provider in the region, Dr. Alahapperuma intends to prioritize interdisciplinary teamwork and technology integration with continuous education with regular assessments to refine processes to ensure the highest standards of care. Dr. Saranga Alahapperuma also serves in the industrial sector as the chairman of the Industrial Development Board of Sri Lanka (IDB), with a clear vision to transform Sri Lanka into a thriving developed nation with local manufacturing. From an industrial perspective, Dr. Alahapperuma’s career has focused on driving Sri Lanka to an export-oriented manufacturing economy by creating an entrepreneurial culture and building a conducive environment for entrepreneurs. He is a strong leader within the organization and throughout the sector, making him a dynamic advocate for the entire society of Sri Lanka. He has extensive professional experience in the medical, environmental, mass media, youth, plantation, corporate management, and skills development sectors. He has proved them by fostering entrepreneurial passion in society through various innovative approaches with “GetUp-StartUP” and “Arambamu-Jayagamu” national campaigns and translating the importance and influence of entrepreneurship on the economy in his current tenure as the IDB chairman. Dr. Alahapperuma has served in different administrative positions in several government institutions in Sri Lanka as the chairman of the Coconut Research Board, as the director general of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), and as the chairman and Vice Chairman of the National Apprentice & Industrial Training Authority [NAITA]. Throughout his career, he has proved his strong leadership skills in many other administrative positions (As a board member in several government organizations) and as a social activist with a strong desire to inspire and consistently influence the community to achieve higher living standards. He is a medical doctor by profession, holding an MBBS degree awarded by the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, a Master of Business Administration awarded by the University of Northampton, England, and a Bachelor of Laws awarded by Buckinghamshire New University, England. He further holds two Diplomas in Journalism awarded by the National Institute of Journalism and the National Rupavahini Training Institute, Sri Lanka. He is the author of the book “Beyond 2020 Sri Lanka” to build a better country and bring economic prosperity while protecting Sri Lankan identity. Dr. Alahapperuma has volunteered and involved in and led many community development programs in the country. Among them, there are many skill development programs to enhance the livelihood of unskilled employees and many other social welfare campaigns to improve the health of the Sri Lankan rural community. Responsible for overseeing all facets, Dr. Alahapperuma looks forward to transforming Sri Jayawardena Hospital into the best hospital in the region by aligning the day-to-day work with values around diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Permanent Director/CEO

Dr rathnasiri a hewage
Dr. Rathnasiri A Hewage
Designation Director, Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital
Qualification MBBS, MSc (Med Admin) MD (Med Admin) MCMA (SL), DIPPCA. PH210x (Harvard), Dip in IT Management (Alison), MAPCR (USA), Dip in EU, Public Procurement (Belgium) Consultant in Medical Administration

Dr Rathnasiri A Hewage is a Medical Doctor qualified from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka and completed his internship in Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. He is a Consultant in Medical Administration. He started work as Divisional Director of Health Services of Balangoda. He completed his MSc in Medical Administration in 2002 and MD in Medical Administration in 2009 at Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. He completed is post MD training at Health Science Department of California State University Long Beach, CA, USA. He has experience as Performance Improvement fellow at Queen of the Valley Hospital, West Covina, CA, USA. He was the CEO/Director Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH) from 2011 to 2014 after which he became the CEO/Director of The National Institute of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation of Sri Lanka until he became the Permanent Director/ CEO of Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital.

Deputy Director

Drchandraguptha ranasinghe
Dr.Chandraguptha Ranasinghe
Designation Deputy Director – Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital
Qualification MBBS,MSc (Med. Admin) PG Dip in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety

Board of Directors

Mr sunil galagama
Mr. Sunil Galagama
Designation Additional Secretary - Ministry of Health
Dr asela gunawardhana
Dr. Asela Gunawardhana
Designation Director General of Health Services
Dr rathnasiri a hewage
Dr. Rathnasiri A. Hewage
Designation Director, Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital
Prof senaka rajapakse
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
Designation Director-Post Graduate Institute of Medicine
Dr lalitha piyarisi
Dr. Lalitha Piyarisi
Designation Consultant Surgeon -SJGH
Dr (ms) cc kariyawasam
Dr. (Ms) C.C. Kariyawasam
Designation Consultant Haematologist - SJGH
Dr hry de silva
Dr. H.R.Y. De Silva
Designation Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - SJGH
Mr ap kurumbalapitiya
Mr. A.P. Kurumbalapitiya
Designation Treasury Representative
Mr rukmal cooray
Mr. Rukmal Cooray
Designation Board Member SJGH

Middle Level Management

Mrs d c wickramasena
Mrs D C Wickramasena
Designation Accountant
Mrs d s w senanayake
Mrs. D S W Senanayake
Designation Chief Nursing Officer
Mr p g w m k wijeratne
Mr. P G W M K Wijeratne
Designation Supplies Officer
Mr s d victor
Mr. S D Victor
Designation Maintenance Engineer
Mrs k s karunarathne
Mrs. K S Karunarathne
Designation Matron
Mrs nirosha waduwatte
Mrs. Nirosha Waduwatte
Designation Matron
Mr h a w gunawardena
Mr. H A W Gunawardena
Designation Medical Records Officer
Mr t w jayanath
Mr. T W Jayanath
Designation Electrical Foreman
Mrs w t g wasantha
Mrs W T G Wasantha
Designation Administrative Officer