Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 1968. Doctor Pathology, Royal College Physical & Surgeons, 1979.
Medical officer, various hospitals, Sri Lanka, 1969-1973; senior house officer in medicine, Honey Lane Hospital, Essex, 1974; from registrar to senior registrar in clinical microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, London, 1977-1983; consultant microbiologist, King K. Hospital, Al Khari, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1988; consultant microbiologist, National U. Hospital, Singapore, since 1989.
Fellow Royal College Pathologists, RCPA.
Married Sepalika Hylinee Wijemanne, September 2, 1971. 2 children.