Dr MTD Lakshan

Consultant ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon

Nawaloka Hospitals PLC

Colombo 2

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education

Faculty of Medicine University of Kelaniya

Professional Qualifications

1. MS (Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery) 2007

P.R. Anthonis Gold Medal for Basic Surgical Sciences awarded by the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka – MS part 1 (2004 January)

2. DOHNS - April 2010 - Awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of London

3. FRCS ORL HNS (Ed) November 2012 - Awarded by the Intercollegiate Exam board in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

4. FEB ORLHNS - Fellow European Board ORL HNS - 2012 - Awarded by the European Board Examination in Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

5. Board Certification American Board of Otolaryngology 2018

Academic Qualifications

MBBS - Faculty of Medicine – University of Colombo – 2001

First class Honors at Final Examination with Distinctions in Surgery, Medicine, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Biochemistry and Forensic Medicine

Medals Awarded

  • Sumanawathi de Costa Jubilee Award for the Best Student

  • Prof. K.Dharmadasa Gold Medal for Clinical Medicine

  • Dr. D.De S. Muthukumarana Memorial Prize for Medicine

  • Gold Medal in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at Final MBBS – Awarded by the College of Anaesthesiologists of Sri Lanka 2001

  • Loose gold medal for Pathology

  • NSO Mendis gold medal in Pharmacology

  • Senaka Bibile gold medal in Pharmacology

  • Gladys Jayawardana Gold Medal in Parasitology

Scholarships and Awards at the Medical Faculty

  • Commonwealth Elective Bursary - 2000

  • Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship – merit

  • Ramaswmay Aire memorial scholarship

  • Mackwood Mendis scholarship

Other Awards and Qualifications

Information Technology and Web Development

  • Dynamic Website Development using PHP and MySQL – University of Colombo School of Computing – 2007

  • Diploma in Linux System Administration – National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) 2006

Professional Commitments

Member Telehealth Subcommittee American Academy of Otolaryngology

Secretary Ethics Committee Nawaloka Research and Education Foundation

Scientific Secretary of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka


Assistant Secretary of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka 2016-2017

Past Council Member of CORLHNS


Surgical Interests

Endoscopic Ear Surgery

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery



Parotidectomy including Extracapsular Dissesction

Tonsillectomy Adenoidectomy