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Prof. DJ Anthony
M.B.B.S., MS, FRCSE
Associate Professor in Anatomy and Consultant surgeon

Biography

  

Positions 

 

 

Position

Address

From

To

 Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

 18.03.2014

up todate 

 Senior Lecturer Grade II 

 Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

 18.02.2002 

 17.03.2014

Lecturer  Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo  17.05.1993   07.02.2002
Senior House Officer  Bromley Hospital, UK  2002   2003 
SPR General Surgery   Bromley Hospital, UK  2003   2004 
Senior Registrar in Surgery  Teaching Hospital Peradeniya  2001   2002
Internship in Medicine and Surgery  National Hospital of Sri Lanka  1989   1991
Temporary Demonstrator  Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo  1991   1993

Education & Training

Degrees, Diplomas etc.

Date Conferred

Results(give Class or Grade)

 MBBS 

 July 1987 

 2nd Class

 MS (Surgery)

 March 2001

Board certified as a Specialist in General Surgery since 2002

 FRCS (Edin)     

 June 2002

 

Honors, Awards and Grants

 

 

Honors

 

Awards 

Crash characteristics and their influence on lower limb injuries sustained by riders and pillion riders in motorcycle accidents.Anthony D J, Maduka A K I, Luke W A N V Presented in Singapore Trauma Conference 2011 Won the best free paper award.

Grants

 

Research with abstracts

 

  1. Anatomical relations of the superficial sensory branches of the radial nerve: a cadaveric study with clinical implicationsLasitha B Samarakoon, Kasun C Lakmal, Sharmila Thilainathan, Vipula R Bataduwarachchi, Dimonge J Anthony and Rohan W JayasekaraPatient safety in surgery, 2011, 5.28
  2. Anatomical landmarks for safer carpal tunnel decompression: an experimental cadaveric studySamarakoon LB, Guruge MH, Jayasekara M, Malalasekera AP, Anthony DJ and Jayasekara RWPatient safety in Surgery 2014, 8:8 (17February 2014)
  3. An Anatomic Basis for Volumetric evaluation of the NeckSherine S Raveendran, D J Anthony, Lucien IonAesthetic Surgery Journal 2012 Aug;32(6):685-91
  4. Study on bacteriology and histopathology of the guggulu base ksharasuthra in the management of fistula in ano A A J P Kumara, D L Jayaratne, D J AnthonyPunarnaV Nov-Dec-2013 Vol 1 Issue 1
  5. Anal manometry study in guggulu based kshara suthra in the management of fistula in anoA A J Pushpakumara, D J AnthonySri Lanka Journal of Indiginous Medicine Volume 1June 2011 Number 1
  6. Impact of Dietary habits on Prevalence of HaemorrhoidsA A J Pushpakumara, D J AnthonyAyurveda Sameekshawa 2013 Volume II Part VIII

Research Interests

 

Appointments

 

 

 

Appointments

 

  • Head, Department of Anatomy From 02.05.2006 to 01.05.2009
  • Chairperson – Musculoskeletal module from 2006 to 2009
  • Vice President Faculty of Medicine Teachers Association 2009
  • President Faculty of Medicine Teachers Association 2010
  • Member of the Curriculum Development and evaluation Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo From 2006 to 2014
  •  Person-in-Charge of the Module Resource Center, Department of Anatomy.
  • Chairperson Introductory Basic Sciences Stream from 2009 to 2014
  • Member of the Board of Study Radiology from 2006 to 2012
  • Treasurer in  the Anatomical Society of Sri Lanka from July 2009 to date

Memberships

 

Undergraduate

 

Postgraduate

 

Projects

  

Publications

 

 

Books/Book Chapter 

 

Conference Paper 

 
  1. Crash characteristics and their influence on lower limb injuries sustained by riders and pillion riders in motorcycle accidents.Anthony D J, Maduka A K I, Luke W A N VPresented in Singapore Trauma Conference 2011 Won the best free paper award.
  2. Where exactly is the femoral pulse felt? A cadaveric study for the surface marking of the femoral artery. GAL Niroshana, KPNG Ranasinghe, BCM Wimalachandra, B Balagobi, DJ Anthony, RW JayasekaraThe College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2009 & the International Conference of SAARC Surgical care Society August 2009
  3. Where is the deep inguinal ring (DIR)?GAL Niroshana, KPNG Ranasinghe, BCM imalachandra, B Balagobi, DJ Anthony, RW JayasekaraThe College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2009 & the International Conference of SAARC Surgical care Society August 2009.
  4. Anatomical relations between cutaneous veins and nerves at the cubital fossaGAL Niroshana, KPNG Ranasinghe, BCM Wimalachandra, B Balagobi, DJ Anthony, RW JayasekaraThe College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2009 & the International Conference of SAARC Surgical care Society August 2009.
  5. Variations of the pubic branch of the inferior epigastric artery: an anatomical study in Sri Lankan cadaversGAL Niroshana, KPNG Ranasinghe, BCM Wimalachandra, B Balagobi, DJ Anthony, RW JayasekaraThe College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2009 & the International Conference of SAARC Surgical care Society August 2009.
  6. Venous arrangement at the cubital fossa in relation to the brachial arteryGAL Niroshana, KPNG Ranasinghe, BCM Wimalachandra, B Balagobi, DJ Anthony, RW JayasekaraThe College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka Annual Academic Sessions 2009 & the International Conference of SAARC Surgical care Society August 2009.
  7. Use of Herbal Medicines in management of Inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic reviewKumara AAJP, Anthony DJ1st International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2013
  8. Anal Manometry study in Achyranthes aspara Linn and Stereospermum Suaveloens Kshara Kustra in the management of Fistula in AnoAAJ Pushpakumara, DJ Anthony, DL Jayaratna, JA LiyanageWorld Ayurveda Congress & Arogya ExpoDecember 2010 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  9. Anorectal sepsis: Microbiology in relation to Anorectal AbscessPushpakumara AAJ, Jayaratne DI, Anthony DJPandith GP Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium 2012 BMICH
  10. Microbiological analysis in Ano Rectal FistulaKumara AAJP, Jayaratne DL, Anthony DJNational Ayurvedha Research Conference 2012
  11. Histological and Microbiological Assessment of the Role of Micro Organisms in Chronic Anal FistulaKumara AAJP, Jayaratne DL, Anthony DJ 2012
  12. The use of Kshara Sutra (Medicinated Setone) for recurrent Pilonidal sinusA A J Kumara, D L Jayaratne, D J AnthonyInternational Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches 13th – 14th August 2014, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardenepura

Journal Paper 

 

Publications International

  1. Anatomical relations of the superficial sensory branches of the radial nerve: a cadaveric study with clinical implicationsLasitha B Samarakoon, Kasun C Lakmal, Sharmila Thilainathan, Vipula R Bataduwarachchi, Dimonge J Anthony and Rohan W JayasekaraPatient safety in surgery, 2011, 5.28
  2. Anatomical landmarks for safer carpal tunnel decompression: an experimental cadaveric studySamarakoon LB, Guruge MH, Jayasekara M, Malalasekera AP, Anthony DJ and Jayasekara RWPatient safety in Surgery 2014, 8:8 (17February 2014)
  3. An Anatomic Basis for Volumetric evaluation of the NeckSherine S Raveendran, D J Anthony, Lucien IonAesthetic Surgery Journal 2012 Aug;32(6):685-91
  4. Study on bacteriology and histopathology of the guggulu base ksharasuthra in the management of fistula in ano A A J P Kumara, D L Jayaratne, D J AnthonyPunarnaV Nov-Dec-2013 Vol 1 Issue 1

 Publications National

  1. Anal manometry study in guggulu based kshara suthra in the management of fistula in anoA A J Pushpakumara, D J AnthonySri Lanka Journal of Indiginous Medicine Volume 1June 2011 Number 1
  2. Impact of Dietary habits on Prevalence of HaemorrhoidsA A J Pushpakumara, D J AnthonyAyurveda Sameekshawa 2013 Volume II Part VIII

 

Teaching Areas

 

 

Undergraduate

 

  • Teaching and evaluation in MBBS, BSc Physiotherapy and BSc Pharmacy programmes
  • External examiner of undergraduates in the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • External examiner of undergraduates in the Faculty of Medicine, Karapitiya Sri Lanka
  • Research supervision –Community Stream, Electives, BSc Physiotherapy

Postgraduate

 Resource person for revision courses in

  • MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) Part 1- organized by the Ceylon College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • MS (Surgery) Part 1- organized by the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka 2005,2006,2007, 2008
  • Examiner MS (Surgery Part 1) From 2006 todate
  • Examiner MD (Ophthalmology Part 1) From 2009 todate
  • Examiner Diploma (Sports Medicine) 2009
  • Member of the panel of examiners (Royal College, London) for MRCS from 2010 to date

Other

  

Current Teaching

 MBBS

Teaching History

 

Gallery / Photos

 

Annual Session of the Anatomical Society of Sri Lanka on  16.10.2017 at Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

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Student welfare

  • Chairperson –Medical Students Financial Assistance Scheme from February 2010 to date
  • Senior treasurer of Knowledge Circle from its inception in 2006 to date
  • Senior treasurer for the Freshers’ Welcome Project 2009
  • Senior treasurer for the ‘Ninnada’ (Annual Talent Show) Project 2012 and 2013
  • Committee member in the Staff Group for Student Assistance since October 2005 to date
  • Member of the personal tutor programme
  • Member- abstract review committee of the Student Scientific Sessions in 2008
  • Participated in student cultural activities in performing in group songs – Ninnada 2002, 2007, Faculty Bhakthi Geetha organized by the Buddhist Brotherhood 2008, Christmas Carols organized by the Catholic Society 2007, 2008, Faculty concert 2007, 2008