dr-s. dissanayake



Dr.  S. Dissanayake

Dr. S. Dissanayake MBBS, MS

Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department of Anatomy

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758694     
E-mail : sithdissanayake@gmail.com



  • Preliminary study on pneumatisation on anterior and posterior clinoid processes in Sri Lankan population. - USJP scientific sessions 2017. Dissanayake S, E.A.S.T. Edirisinghe, Dissanayake M.H.P, Shiyanth S, Dissanayake PH, Yasawardene SG
  • Is endoscopic repair a successful method in the treatment of CSF rhinnorrhoea - A  Retrospective study. Published in the Ceylon Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. 2017 Dissanayake S, Dayasena RP
  • Variant Axillary Brachial arterial system - USJP scientific sessions 2007. Dissanayake S, Welgama DC, Yasawardene SG
  • Success rates among patients who underwent Manipulation of nasal bones at National Hospital of Sri Lanka.- ENT sessions by CORLHNS 2009. Dissanayake S, Dayasena RP.
  • Audit on Success rates following Parotidectomy for benign lesions at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, KingsLynn NHS Trust. - Audit meeting at QEH, UK. Dissanayake S, Mcpartlin D.
  • A Morphometric study of the distal humeri in a Sri Lankan population. Madushika PKK, Niluka DHM, Indunil LA, Dissanayake S. et al. - SLMA sessions 2017.
  • A Preliminary osteometric study of the proximal humeri in a Sri Lankan population.- SLMA sessions 2017. Madushika PKK, Niluka DHM, Indunil LA, Dissanayake S. et al.
  • Method of body conservation; Is it time to review. Dissanayake S. - Published in Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal 2018. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v2i2.1
  • Pneumatization of Anterior and Posterior clinoid processes - A preliminary study. Dissanayake S, Dissanayake MHP, Dissanayake PH, Yasawardene SG, Presented at annual acadmic sessions of Anatomical Society of Sri Lanka 2018. http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v2i2.17
  • Preliminary study on morphometry of the Stylomastoid foramen in a Sri Lankan population. Dissanayake S, Edirisinghe EAST, Jayaprasad YDM, Nakandala NDBU, Shiraf MAA, Rathnayake WMKM, Dissanayake MHP, Tennakoon V, Dissanayake PH, Yasawardene SG - Presented at Annual Academic sessions of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck surgeons of Sri Lanka 2019.



  • Vertigo and balance disorders.
  • Sleep apnea and related sleep disorders.
  • Chronic otitis media



  • Board certification in Otorhinolaryngology. Sri Lanka. 2014
  • Registered member of Sri Lankan Medical Council. SLMC Reg no 22863
  • Membership in General Medical Council, United Kingdom. 2014 to date.
  • Membership in College of Otorhinolaryngologists of Sri Lanka.
    • Assistant secretary - 2018 to 2020
  • Membership in Association of Anatomists of in Sri Lanka.
    • Secretary - 2017/2018
  • Secretary of the committee in Development of BSc in Optometry at FMS, USJP.
  • Convener of the Phase I Respiratory module, FMS
  • Committee member of phase I Neurology module.
  • Phase II - convener of the special senses module.
  • Sri Lanka clinical trials registry - reviewer - 2018 up to date.
  • Course coordinator in Anatomy for the B Sc Nursing degree.
  • Assistant editor - Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal - 2017 to 2019
  • Procurement committee member for Wayamba University to buy furniture for laboratories.