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Professor D J Anthony 

Consultant Surgeon

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Prof. D J Anthony Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya in 1987. He joined the Department of Anatomy as a Demonstrator in 1991 and became a lecturer in 1993. At present is an associate Professor in Anatomy. He completed his overseas surgical training at the Princes Royal hospital in Farnborough, London and obtained his fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Prof. Anthony has been a member of the panel of examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons of London for more than ten years.  Prof. Anthony has served the PGIM as a Board member in Radiology and Basic medical sciences and has been the Chairman of the Specialty Board in Anatomy. He is currently the chairman of the Board of Study in Basic Medical Sciences. Prof Anthony has held the positions of Head - Department of Anatomy and that of the department of Allied health Sciences. He is also the past president of the Faculty of Medicine Teachers Association.  In the Anatomical society of Sri Lanka, he was the first Treasurer. He is a postgraduate examiner in Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, and Sports medicine and serves as an undergraduate external examiner in both Anatomy and Surgery at other universities.  As a researcher he has authored numerous publications in indexed and high impact SCI journals. He has also received the National Research Council (NRC) Merit Awards for scientific publications. He is a reviewer of many journals including the Journal of Clinical Anatomy. Prof. Anthony is the immediate past President of the Arts Council of the University of Colombo.



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