Academic Staff-Department of Surgery
Head-Department of Surgery
Dr. Vidu Ruchira De Silva


MBBS, MD, MRCS(Eng), MRCS(Edin)


Senior Lecturer & Head of the Department,


Consultant General and Lower Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Teaching Hospital Karapitiya


Email : vidu.ruchira@med.ruh.ac.lk
Mobile : 0777884863

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Professor Ranjana Wickrema Seneviratne


  • MBBS (Ruhuna) – October 1990
  • Fellow of the Royal College of England (FRCS) – 1996
  • MSc in Surgery of Trauma (University of Birmingham; 1998. Awarded Peter London Gold medal for the best thesis of the year
  • Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Accident Surgery(FIAS) – University of Birmingham; 1998
  • Masters of Surgery(University of Colombo) – 2004
  • Diploma in Minimum Access surgery(Strasbourg-France) – 2016

Professor of Surgery and Vice Chancellor – Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine


Special Interests: Emergency care/Trauma/Disaster management, Medical Education, Safety in Surgery


Teaching Commitments:

  • Visiting Lecturer – Kothalawala Defense University

E-mail: ranjanamst@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0773072390

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Dr. J.P.M. Kumarasinghe


  • MBBS (Sri Lanka) 1991
  • MS (Colombo) 1999

Senior Lecturer Grade I


Special Interests: Management of Thyroid


Email: jagath2612@gmail.com

Mobile: 077 3569297

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Dr. M.M.A.J. Kumara


  • MBBS (Peradeniya) – 1982
  • Masters of Surgery(University of Colombo) – August 1989
  • Fellow of the Royal College of England (FRCS) – May 1993

Senior Lecturer Grade I & Consultant Surgeon


Special Interests: Urology


E-mail: kumarammaj@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0777119008

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Dr. R.P. Abeywickrama


M.B.B.S. (Colombo) – January 1998

  • Master of Surgery (M.S.) (University of Colombo) – April 2005
  • MRCS ( Edinburgh) – May 2008
  • FMAS (India) – July 2019
  • FCSSL – December 2019

Senior Lecturer Grade I & Consultant Surgeon


Special Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Emergency General Surgery, Medical Education, Safety in Surgery, Global Surgery, Surgery in under privileged areas, Communication skills and situational awareness in Surgery.


E-mail: rajithabey@hotmail.com

Mobile: 077 5734551

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Dr. Rasanga Lakmal Gunawardena


MBBS(Colombo), MRCS(England), MD(Orthopaedic Surgery)


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery


Special interest : Trauma & Orthopaedics


Email: dr.rasanga@med.ruh.ac.lk
Mobile : 0704142020
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Dr. Milan Gunawardene


MBBS (Ruhuna), MS (Colombo), MRCS (Glasgow)


Lecturer (Probationary) in Surgery and Senior Registrar in Urological Surgery


E-mail: milangunawardena@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0774195265


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Non-Academic Staff-Department of Surgery

Mr. Indika Wickremasinghe


G.C.E. (A/L), Basic of Electronics (training), University of Moratuwa, Maintenance and Repairing Bio-Medical Instrument (JICA & Ministry of Health) at Bio-Medical Engineer Services, Colombo 10.


Staff Technical Officer – Grade I


Email: wickramasinghei@admin.ruh.ac.lk

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H.V.R.G. Somaratne


Email: somaratnehv@admin.ruh.ac.lk

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Mr. H.E.A. Tharindu Asiri


G.C.E. (A/L), Computer Course, Open University of Sri Lanka, GAQ (University of Kelaniya) – Not completed, BIT External Degree – Not completed.


Laboratory Attendant


Email: tharinduahe@admin.ruh.ac.lk

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Mrs. Deepika Garusinge


G.C.E. (O/L), Attendant training, NAB


Works Aids – III


Email: garusinghedp@admin.ruh.ac.lk

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