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Anesthesiologist , director , consultant

Deepthi Attygalle, Sri Lankan anesthesiologist, consultant, director. Achievements include discovery of the use of magnesium as the first line treatment for the control of spasms and autonomic dysfunction in tetanus. Grantee, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2001. Fellow: Royal College Anesthesiologists; member: Postgraduate Institute Medicine Sri Lanka (member board management), College Anesthesiologists Sri Lanka (president 1989-1991).

Background

Attygalle, Deepthi was born on April 17, 1940 in Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka. Daughter of Garrett Champness and Muriel Claribell Mendis.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University Colombo, 1964.

Career

Consultant anesthesiologist National Hospital Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1972—2000. Chairman Board Study Anesthesiology, Sri Lanka, 1992—1998. Vice president World Federation Societies Anesthesiolgists, since 2004.

Member governing body Centers Medicaid and Medicare Services Educational Institutions, Sri Lanka, 2002—2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of the use of magnesium as the first line treatment for the control of spasms and autonomic dysfunction in tetanus.

Membership

Fellow: Royal College Anesthesiologists. Member: Postgraduate Institute Medicine Sri Lanka (member board management), College Anesthesiologists Sri Lanka (president 1989-1991).

Connections

Married Lakshman Sujeeva Attygalle, April 6, 1964. Children: Priyan Lakshman, Ayoma Deepthi, Amila Sita.

father:
Garrett Champness

mother:
Muriel Claribell Mendis

spouse:
Lakshman Sujeeva Attygalle

children:
Priyan Lakshman Attygalle

Ayoma Deepthi Attygalle

Amila Sita Attygalle