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Neurosurgeon

Colvin Ananda Samarasinghe, Sri Lankan neurosurgeon. Traveling fellow, University Minn, Mayo Clinic Rochester, University Rochester, University Chicago, University Ontario, University We. Ontario, University Columbia, 1989, Fujita Health University, 1998; recipient British Council scholarship, Scotland, 1988.

Background

Samarasinghe, Colvin Ananda was born on December 11, 1946 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Don Berty and Gladys Eleanor (Wijesingha) Samarasinghe.

Education

Diploma, St. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, 1962. Diploma, St. Thomas College, Sri Lanka, 1964. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Medical College, Colombo, 1970.

Career

Intern, senior house officer/registrar General Hospital, Colombo, 1971—1976. Registrar neurosurgery National Hospital Queen Square, London, 1977—1979. Consultant, neurological surgeon National Hospital, Colombo, 1979—2006.

Senior consultant neurosurgeon National Hospital Sri Lanka, 1991—2006. Retired from Ministry of Health, Government Sri Lanka, 2006. Private neurosurgery practice Nawaloka Private Hospitals, Colombo, since 2006.

Honorary consultant, neurological surgeon, Sri Lanka Air Force, Colombo, since 1985. Senior house officer general surgery Charing Cross Hospital, London, 1976-1977.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Surgeons England, Edinburgh, American College of Surgeons (international guest scholar), College Surgeons Sri Lanka (honorary secretary 1991-1992). Member American Association Neurosurgeons (international associate), Congress Neurosurgeons, Asian Congress Neurosurgeons (executive committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, electronics, music.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Charlotte Siyambalapitiya, May 7, 1978. 1 child, Charmaine Minoli.

father:
Don Berty Samarasinghe

mother:
Gladys Eleanor (Wijesingha) Samarasinghe

spouse:
Elizabeth Charlotte Siyambalapitiya

child:
Charmaine Minoli Samarasinghe