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Dean , consultant , Rheumatologist

Anton Jayasuriya, rheumatologist, consultant, dean.


Jayasuriya, Anton was born on June 20, 1930.


Doctor Physical Medicine, Royal College Physicians, London. Student, Royal College Surgeons, London. Student, M.Ac.F., Sri Lanka.

Doctor of Science cum laude, Wellington University. M.F. Hom. Master of Arts, F. Ac. F., India; Certified neuro-physiological research, Institute Physiology, Beijing.

Diploma, Homoeopathy Research Institute Canada. Diploma, New York Academy Homoeopathic Medicine.


Casualty surgeon Government General Hospital, Galle, Sri Lanka, 1955-1956, assistant physician Department Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1956. Post. graduate fellow Guys Hospital, 1957-1958. Honorary clinical assistant London Hospital, Whitechapel, England, 1958-1959, post. graduate fellow, 1959.

Senior consultant rheumatologist Ministry of Health Government Sri Lanka, since 1959, assistant director health Ministry of Health, 1971-1975. Chief acupuncturist, lasertherapy and homoeopuncture Institute Acupuncture Colombo (Sri Lanka) South Government General Hospital. Medical superintendent Ratnapura Government General Hospital and Nurses Training School, 1965.

Visiting professor Acupuncture Academy We. Australia, Royal College General Practitioners, Melbourne, Australia, acupuncture, homoeopathy, and manipulative medicines, Havana, Cuba, MINSAP, Havana, Cuba. Lecturer and presenter in field.

Chief consultant physician, Olympic GAmes for Disabled, Canada, 1976, Olympics, 1976. Visiting clinician Toronto We. Hospital; chairman Medicina Alternative International, hospitality division Medicina Alternativa Group of Hotels, Inc.

Dean The Open International University. Coordinating officer Commonwealth Health Ministers Conference, 1974. Coordinating secretary Ministry of Local Government, Sri Lanka, 1976-1977.

Owner private clinics. Chairperson, organizer, chief speaker Indian national seminar Alternative Medicines Continuing Medical Acupuncture Education Program, Madras, 1995.


Chairman Scandinavian Acupuncture Foundation. President (honorary), Fellow Australian Medical Acupuncture Society, Medical Acupuncture Association (Bratislava), Korean Acupucnture Association, International Shiatsu Association (Japan), British Acupuncture Association, Acupuncture Association Australia, New Zealand & Asia, Royal Society Medicine, Academy Chinese Medicine. Member Asian Society Acupuncture (founder 1978), American Association National Medicine, American College Sports Medicine Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Zoroastrian College (honorary patron), International Zoroastrian Society (honorary patron), Pan-American Association Acupuncture (honorary patron).