COUNCIL OF THE COLLEGE OF ANAESTHESIOLOGITS & INTENSIVISTS OF SRI LANKA – 2017

 

 

 

SEATED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT

Dr Chamila Jayasekera  (Assistant Secretary), Dr Loranthi Samarasinghe (Secretary – Scientific Affairs), Dr Asoka Gunaratne (General Secretary), Dr Ramya Amarasena (President Elect), Dr Kanishka Indraratna (President), Dr Chamila Pilimatalawwe (Treasurer), Dr Buddhika Vidanagama (Secretary Education), Prof  Anuja Abayadeera (Editor)

STANDING FROM LEFT TO RIGHT

Dr Deepthi Attygalle (Trustee), Dr Vinodini Wanigasekara (Council Member),  Dr Kumudini Ranatunga  (Council Member), Dr Lakmali Samaraweera (Regional Representative – Western Province), Dr Upeka Dayarathna (Regional Representative – North Central Province), Dr Saman Nanayakkara (Regional Representative – Central Province), Dr Samitha Jayawickrama  (Assistant Treasurer), Dr Bimal Kudavidanage (Regional Representative – Sabaragamuwa Province), Dr Mithrajee Premaratne (Council Member), Dr Vihara Dassanayake (Council Member), Dr Nalini Rodrigo (Trustee), Dr Thamasi Makuloluwa (Head, Faculty of Pain Medicine)

 ABSENT

Dr Ajantha Perera  (Immediate Past President), Dr M V G Pinto (Assistant Editor), Dr Suriyakanthi Amarasekera (Trustee), Dr Anoma Perera ( Head, Faculty of Critical Care Medicine), Dr S Mathanalagan (Regional Representative – Eastern Province), Dr Janaki Arulmoli (Regional Representative – Northern Province), Dr Keshari de Silva (Regional Representative – Southern Province), Dr Lasanda Gajaweera (Regional Representative – North Western Province), Dr Indika Vithanage (Regional Representative – Uva Province)

Council 2016

PresidentPresident Dr Kanishka Indraratna
MBBS MD FFARCSI FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine.
Senior Consultant Anaesthetist & Consultant in charge of the Intensive Care Unit, Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital.
Former Head of Faculty of Critical Care (2013 & 2014)- COAISL
Member - Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Editorial board Sri Lanka Journal of Anaesthesiology and reviewer to Anaesthesia and Current Research
Member - Working Committee for Development of Guidelines on Critical Care
Special interests - Cardiac Anaesthesia, Neuro Anaesthesia,Critical care, Peri operative Transoesophageal Echocardiography
Author- Concise Guidelines for Critical Care published by College of Anaesthesiologists of Sri Lanka
President ElectDr Ramya Amarasena
MBBS MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine -
National Hospital of Sri Lanka.
Chairperson - Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Final examination
Special Interest - Post Graduate Education
Immediate Past
President
Dr Ajantha Perera
MBBS MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
President Elect - South East Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Association of Anaesthetists (SAARC AA)
Special Interests - Scoliosis Correction Surgery & Peripheral Nerve Blocks
General SecretaryDr Asoka Gunarathne
MBBS MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Colombo South Teaching Hospital
Chairperson - Board of Study in Critical Care, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A & 1B examinations, Certificate of Competency in Anaesthesia (CCA) & Diploma in Critical Care
Secretary EducationDr Buddhika Vidanagama
MBBS MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - National Cancer Institute Maharagama.
Examiner- MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A Certificate of Competency in Anaesthesia (CCA) Examination
Member of Working Committee on Resuscitation
ALS Instructor
PGIM Lecturer for Diploma in Critical Care
Secretary Scientific
Affairs
Dr Vihara Dassanayake
MBBS MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Senior Lecturer- Department of Surgery - University of Colombo
European Resuscitation Council Instructor
Instructor - National Trauma Management Course
Special Interests - Trauma Care
Assistant SecretaryDr Chamila Jayasekera
MBBS MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Base Hospital- Panadura
European Resuscitation Council Instructor
Committee Member - Faculty of Critical Care - 2013-2015
Member - Working Committee for Development of Guidelines on Critical Care
Special Interets - Obstetrics, Patient Transport
TreasurerDr Chamila Pilimathalawwe
MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital
Committee Member - Faculty of Critical Care - 2013-2015
Member - Working Committee for Development of Guidelines on Critical Care
Special Interests - Cardiac anaesthesia
Assistant TreasurerDr Samitha Jayawickrama
MBBS MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children.
Special interests - Paediatric Anaesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures in anaesthesia & critical care
Council MemberDr Vinodini Wanigasekera
MBBS MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - National Institute of Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplantation
Consultant in Charge of Intensive Care Unit - NINDT
General Secretary- COAISL - 2014-2015
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1B examination
Council MemberDr Kumudini Ranatunga
MBBS MD FRCA
Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Cardiothoracic Unit - National Hospital of Sri Lanka ( NHSL)
Consultant in charge of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit - NHSL
Member - Board of Study in Anaesthesia,
Member - Specialty Board in Emergency Medicine,
Member Multidesciplinary Study Courses
Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Secretary - World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists - Asian Australasian Regional Section
Past President - College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka - 2012-2013
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Final examination
Committee member - Accident & Emergency Development Project - Ministry of Health - Sri Lanka
Special Interests- Cardiac Critical care, Education and training
Council MemberDr Mithrajee Premaratne
MBBS MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children.
Chair - Working Committee on Resuscitation- Sri Lanka
Instructor to European Resuscitation Council & Resuscitation Council Uk
Instructor- National Trauma Management Course
Member - Specialty Board in Emergency Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A, MD Emergency Medicine examinations and Certificate of Competency in Anaesthesia (CCA)
Committee member - Accident & Emergency Development Project - Ministry of Health - Sri Lanka
Special Interests - Emergency Life Care
EditorProfessor Anuja Abayadeera
MBBS MD FRCA
PGMedEdu(Dundee)
Professor in Anaesthesiology, University Surgical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Member - Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Chairperson, Multidisciplinary Study Courses, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner- MD ( Anaesthesiology) Final Examination
Editorial Board member, Sri Lanka Prescriber
Special Interests - Transplant, Vascular, Paediatric, Gastrointestinal & Gynae Laparoscopy
Assistant EditorDr Vasanthi Pinto
Senior Lecturer- Department of Anaesthesia & Critical Care - University of Peradeniya
Head Department of Department of Anaesthesia & Critical Care - University of Peradeniya
Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya
Past Secretary & Member - Specialty Board of Study in Emergency Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A & 1B ; MD Emergency Medicine - Part 1 examination; Selection examination of Diploma in Critical Care Medicine,
Editorial board of Journal of PGIM University of Colombo
Special Interests - Medical Education, Simulation, Fluid & Electrolyte balance and Nutrition, Paediatric renal transplant, Advanced Thoracoscopic and Laparoscopic surgeries
Head - Faculty of Pain
Medicine
Dr Thamasi Makuloluwa
MBBS MD FRCA
Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,Sir John Kothelawela Defence University, Ratmalana
Special Interests - Pain Medicine, Simulation and Medical Education
Regional Representatives
Southern ProvinceDr Keshari de Silva
MBBS MD
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Teaching Hospital - Karapitiya
Consultant in charge of the Intensive Care Unit - Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya
Member - Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A, 1B examinations and Certificate of Competency in Anaesthesia (CCA)
Member - Working Committee on Resuscitation
Special Interests - CPR
Central ProvinceDr Saman Nanayakkara
MBBS MD
Ensor Lecturer in Anaesthesiology - Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya
Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine -
Dental Hospital - Peradeniya
President - Sri Lanka Association for the Study of Pain
Member - Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A and MD Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery Final Examination
Special Interests - Difficult Airway, Cancer Care, Pain Medicine
North
Western Province
Dr Lasanda
Gajaweera
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine & Consultant in charge of Intensive Care Unit - Base Hospital, Marawila
Special Interests - Thoracic Anaesthesia, Non invasive ventilation
Nothern ProvinceDr Janaki Arulmoli
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Teaching Hospital, Jaffna.
Regional Representative for the Working Committee on Resuscitation
Special Interests - Resuscitation Training
North
Central Province
Dr Upekha
Dayarathna
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Base Hospital Medirigiriya
Western ProvinceDr Lakmali Samaraweera
MD FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Assistant Secretary COAISL - 200
Examiner - MD ( Anaesthesiology) Part 1A, 1B examinations and Certificate of Competency in Anaesthesia (CCA)
Special Interests - Paediatric Anaesthesia
Eastern ProvinceDr Sathiamoorthy Mathanalagan
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Teaching Hospital - Batticaloa
Consultant in charge of Intensive Care Unit, Teaching Hospital - Batticaloa
Member Board of Study in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Uva ProvinceDr Indika Vithanage
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - Provincial General Hospital - Badulla
Consultant In-charge of Medical & Surgical Intensive Care Units of PGH-Badulla
Special Interests - Neuro Intensive Care
Sabaragamuwa ProvinceDr Bimal Kudavidanage
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine - District General Hospital - Kegalle
Secretary - Faculty of Critical Care Medicine - 2013-2015
Member - Working Committee for Development of Guidelines on Critical Care
Member of Working Committee on National Intensive Care Surveillance
Instructor- National Trauma Management Course
Committee member - Accident & Emergency Development Project - Ministry of Health - Sri Lanka
Member - Board of Study in Toxicology- Post Graduate Institute in Medicine- University of Colombo
Special Interests - Sepsis Management & Infection Control in intensive care, Trauma Management
TrusteesDr Deepthi Atygalle
MBBS FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
Past President- COAISL-1989-1991
Founder member of Board of Study in Anaesthesiology of University of Colombo & it's Chairperson from 1992-1998
Author - Handbook of Anaesthesia - 1st & 2nd Editions & Co-author of the 3rd Edition
Founder member of the SAARC Association of Anaesthesiologists & was the President of SAARC in 2004.
Board member of WFSA, board member of AARS of the WFSA and the Vice President of the WFSA from 2004-2008.
Pioneered work on use of magnesium, as the first line treatment for the control of spasms and autonomic dysfunction, in tetanus.
Dr Nalini Rodrigo
MBBS FRCA
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine -
Past President- COAISL - 1991-1992
Founder member and a member for 20 years of Board of Study in Anaesthesiology of University of Colombo
Former examiner for MD anaesthesiology examinations in Sri Lanka and and primary examination in Anaesthesiology in University of Malaysia
Editor - Sri Lanka Journal of Anaesthesiology (SLJA)- 1994-1995
Editorial Board - SLJA
Co-author for Handbook in Anaesthesia since 2004
Special Interests - Obstetric Anaesthesia & Analgesia