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educator , Neurologist

Kithsiri Dedduwa Pathirana, Sri Lankan neurologist, educator. Achievements include research in epilepsy, movement disorders, health economics and neurophysiology. Member of Royal College Physicians, Galle Medical Association (life; editor 2002-2003, president-elect 2006, Best Paper Annual Sessions 1999), Paraplegic Society Sri Lanka (life), Kurunegala Clinical Society (life; secretary 1996-1997), Sri Lanka Medical Association (life).

Background

Pathirana, Kithsiri Dedduwa was born on July 11, 1961 in Matara, Sri Lanka. Son of Karnelis Dedduwa Pasthirana and Leelawathie Dedduwa Pathirana.

Education

B Medicine and Surgery, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1986. Doctor of Medicine, University Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1993.

Career

Medical officer University Medical and Surgical Units, Galle, Sri Lanka, 1986—1991. Senior registrar neurology National Hospital Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1991—1996. Registrar neurology Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England, 1995—1996.

Consultant neurologist Teaching Hospital Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, 1996—1999, senior lecturer faculty medicine Galle, since 1999, consultant neurologist medical unit, since 1999, head information technical unit faculty medicine, since 2001, clinical coordinator, since 2002. Consultant neurology and neurophysiology KAFA Medical Center, Galle, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in epilepsy, movement disorders, health economics and neurophysiology.

Membership

Member of Royal College Physicians, Galle Medical Association (life. Editor 2002-2003, president-elect 2006, Best Paper Annual Sessions 1999), Paraplegic Society Sri Lanka (life), Kurunegala Clinical Society (life. Secretary 1996-1997), Sri Lanka Medical Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, music.

Connections

Married Shyamalie Preethika Wickremarathne, October 30, 1992. Children: Mahika Dedduwa, Hasini Dedduwa, Viduni Dedduwa.

father:
Karnelis Dedduwa Pasthirana

mother:
Leelawathie Dedduwa Pathirana

spouse:
Shyamalie Preethika Wickremarathne

children:
Mahika Dedduwa Pathirana

Hasini Dedduwa Pathirana

Viduni Dedduwa Pathirana