Log In

Pujitha Nihal Thenabadu Edit Profile

Cardiologist , consultant

Pujitha Nihal Thenabadu, Sri Lankan cardiologist, consultant. Commonwealth scholar General Infirmary Royal P.G.M.S., Leeds, London, 1970-1972. Fellow Royal College Physicians, American College Cardiology, Ceylon College Physicians (editor journal 1980-1985, secretary 1980-1986, president 1995); member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science, Asian Pacific Society Cardiac Pacing, Rotary (West Colombo).

Background

Thenabadu, Pujitha Nihal was born on July 29, 1941 in Badulla, Uva, Sri Lanka.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, University Ceylon, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1969.

Career

Intern medical officer, General Hospital, Colombo, 1966-1967; senior medical officer, General Hospital, Colombo, 1967-1968; physician in charge CIU, General Hospital, Colombo, 1972-1986; consultant, General Hospital, Colombo, since 1986; reader in medicine, Faculty Medicine, Colombo, 1968-1969; resident physician, Ministry Health, Colombo, 1969-1970; research association, Veterans Administration Hospital., Little Rock, 1979-1980. Consultant Postgraduate Institute Medicine, Colombo, since 1980, Nawaloka/Durdans Hospitals, since 1984, North Colombo Medical College, 1985-1987. Cardiologist Institute of Cardiology, General Hospital Colombo, since 1986, chief of cardiology, since 1995.

Chief investigator World Health Organization Rheumatic Fever Project, Sri Lanka.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Physicians, American College Cardiology, Ceylon College Physicians (editor journal 1980-1985, secretary 1980-1986, president 1995). Member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science, Asian Pacific Society Cardiac Pacing, Rotary (West Colombo).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, jogging, music, golf.

Connections

Son of David de Silva and Ethel Mildred (Perera) T. Married Shiranie Rukmal, January 23, 1967. Children: Shiyana Nilanthi, Tania Dinushi.

father:
David Thenabadu

spouse:
Shiranie Rukmal

children:
Shiyana Nilanthi Thenabadu

Tania Dinushi Thenabadu