Dr. Ajantha Pathmalal is a Consultant General Surgeon at Durdans Hospital.
Before his time at Durdans Hospital he worked as a Consultant Surgeon at Hemas Hospital, Colombo and Wattala and Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura. He has also been a Consultant Cancer Surgeon at Teaching Hospital Kurunegala and at General Hospital, Anuradhapura.
Dr Pathmalal has trained at the Head & Neck and Breast units of Royal Marsden Hospital London in the capacity of honorary registrar and research fellow.
He has also served as Senior Registrar to Oncosurgery at National Cancer Institute, Sri Lanka
Following his internship, Dr. Pathmalal has held positions as Registrar in different disciplines including Registrar in General surgery at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital, Registrar in Orthopaedics and Registrar in Surgery at National Hospital.
Dr. Pathmalal has also served as registrar in numerous other disciplines under the guidance of numerous consultant specialists. These include Registrar to paediatric surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, ICU and Recovery Unit, Accident and emergency Care.
He is experienced in advanced head and neck surgeries, laser resections of head and neck cancers, laryngeal surgeries, voice restoration and reconstructive procedures, thyroid parathyroid surgeries and breast conservative surgeries
Dr Ajantha Padmalal has extensive teaching and training experience at the College level for medical students and nurses and at the Postgraduate level for doctors. He has worked extensively in teaching hospitals and attended to war casualties.
He has special interest in breast surgery, head and neck surgery, renal, soft tissue plastic and reconstructive surgery, endoscopy and endoscopical procedures and micro vascular surgery.
Dr Pathmalal interned at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital, Medicine and Surgery.