Dr. Hiranthini De Silva

Senior Lecturer Grade I


Department of Family Medicine




Office - +94 11 2881788 Ext: 4220

Mobile - +94 77 7355273

Academic Qualifications

  • MBBS / 2005 / Sri Lanka
  • MRCGP(INT) / 2012 / Royal College of GPs_UK / UK
  • MD / 2018 / PGIM / Sri Lanka
  • FRACGP / 2021 / Royal Australian College of GPs / Australia

Professional Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • DFM
  • MD (Family Medicine)
  • FRACGP(Specialist in Family Medicine)

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Sri Lanka Association of Geriatric Medicine
  • SLMA
  • Palliative care Association Sri Lanka

Senior Lecturer & Board-Certified Specialist Family Physician/Department of Family Medicine, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (Full-time)

Patient management
Geriatric care
Mental health care and counselling
Undergraduate teaching in Family Medicine
Postgraduate training in Family Medicine for registrars and senior registrars
Family Medicine curriculum development
Research areas – primary care systems Sri Lanka, elderly care

Research Interests

  • Primary Health Care and COVID-19 Sri Lanka Case Study | WHO
  • Impact of vitamin D levels on COVID-19 disease severity and inflammatory response
  • Prevalence and associated factors of depression, anxiety, and stress among state primary care curative service patients in the Colombo district of Sri Lanka during the COVID pandemic.
  • Prevalence and etiological factors of anemia among elderly individuals attending the family practice center at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Other Faculties of University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Other Universities

  • Faculty of Medicine University of Kelaniya
  • Faculty of Medicine University of Ruhuna
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