Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology – Services

Hospital Facilities

  • Teaching Hospital: De Soysa Maternity Hospital for women is one of largest hospitals dedicated to women’s health in Sri Lanka, serving as a national tertiary care centre.
  • The University Professorial Unit: The 89-bedded obstetrics Unit is located at Ward 3 and 15, the gynaecology unit with 50 beds located at ward 39 of the National Hospital Sri Lanka.

Clinical Services

  • Tuesdays ,Thursdays & Saturdays 8.00am-12.00noon.
  • Gynaecology Operating Sessions:
    • Tuesday – OTA and OTB
    • Wednesday – OTA x 2 lists
    • Fridays – Post casualty OTD
    • Saturdays – OTA x 2 lists
  • Tuesday – Operation theatre A and B
  • Wednesday – Operation theatre A and B
  • Saturday – operation theatre A
  • Operation theatre D on every other Saturdays
VenueDate & TimeClinic
De Soysa Maternity Hospital for WomenMonday at 2.00pmCardiac
National Hospital Sri LankaMonday at 2.00pmOncology
De Soysa Maternity Hospital for WomenTuesday at 2.00pmSubfertility
De Soysa Maternity Hospital for WomenWednesday at 8.30amHypertension
National Hospital Sri LankaTuesday at 10.00amColposcopy
De Soysa Maternity Hospital for WomenThursday at 8.30amDiabetes
De Soysa Maternity Hospital for WomenThursday at 2.00pmSubfertility & Endocrine

Laboratory Services

The Reproductive Biology Laboratory of this department consists of 3 different sections: Clinical Biochemistry, Endocrinology & Immunology and Andrology. This laboratory provides the backup services for teaching, research and patient care services provided by the professorial Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit of Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. The services of these laboratories were extended to other departments and faculties for their clinical and research work. Services and maintenance of the laboratory are carried out by performing some investigations on cost recovery basis without any financial burden to the university. Several postgraduates (PhD, DM, MPhil & MSc) carry out the entire or part of laboratory component of their research projects in this laboratory.