The Department of Anatomy was established in 1984 with 8 members of staff. Late Professor Darrel Wijeratne is the founder Professor of the Department. The following members have served as the Head of the Department.
- Professor Darrel E.Wijeratne.
- Professor B. Ganananda Nanayakkara.
- Professor Isurani Ilayperuma.
- Dr. M.B. Samarawickrama