About Dr. Chandra Jayasuriya
Dr. Chandra Jaysasuriya (MBBS, MS, FRCS DLO) is a qualified consultant Otorhinolaryngologist. Currently working at the ENT Department, National Hospital of Sri Lanka.
She had her secondary education at Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo and graduated from Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo in 1982 with a Second class. She obtained Diploma in Laryngo-otology(DLO) in 1993, MS Otolaryngology in 1996 by the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and FRCS – Otolaryngology in 1997 from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK. She had her overseas training in the United Kingdom in Tameside Acute Care, Ashtonunderlyne.
Dr. Jayasuriya acted as the former president of the College of Otolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka (2012-2014). She is the founding president and present secretary of the Sri Lanka Laryngectomee Association.
She is a surgeon who attends many local and international seminars to upgrade her knowledge of new development and techniques in ENT surgery. And is a trainer of postgraduate students in Otolaryngology from 2002 to date. She is heavily involved in educating the general population about ENT related concerns by participating in television and radio programs. She is the author of many books including "ENT Home Guide" a question and answer book on common ENT ailments which is highly acclaimed by the Sri Lankan public.
She pioneered in construction and establishment of state of art ENT clinic in the year 2005. An abandoned building was renovated and fully equipped with consultation rooms Audiology Department, Speech Therapy department, Pharmacy, and Minor Operating Theatre. She conducted the productivity improvement program in the ENT unit by implementing 5 S method which was awarded the National Quality Award (2013-2016).
She has more than 25 years of experience in the field and is one of the most experienced ENT surgeons in the country.