Department of Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine

The Department of Clinical Medicine is among the first departments to be established in this faculty. Many internationally renowned doctors have served in this department in various capacities, and we take pride in continuing the hallowed clinical traditions that they have set before us. We strive hard to maintain the high standards of medical teaching and patient care that have existed in our department for a long time.

Our main strength is a world-renowned team of researchers, medical educationists, and specialists from a wide range of medical specialties including Nephrology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Respiratory medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Infectious diseases, and intensive care.

High-caliber academics dedicated to our goals of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and clinical services. The department strives to bring about advancement in Clinical Medicine through innovation and enterprise.

The academics of the department are also responsible for providing comprehensive care to out – patients and in – patients attending National Hospital, Sri Lanka. And have pioneered renal transplantation in the country.


Farewell Speech of Professor Saroj Jayasinghe to the Faculty Board (8th Dec 2020)

Professor Saroj Jayasinghe, the Chair Professor in the Department is retiring in early 2021, having joined the Colombo Medical Faculty in 1982. The transcript of the farewell speech to his last Faculty Board meeting on December the 8th, 2020 is attached here.
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