Dr. Vinitha S. Perera is Consultant Physician in critical care at Durdans Hospital
She has held appointments in hospitals in London and other hospitals in the UK, mainly the Eastbourne District General Hospital where she has served as Registrar in Acute Geriatric Medicine, later integrated with General Medicine. She has also trained in Cardiology at The Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton and the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi.
Dr Perera has gained experience in Neurology, Haematology, Rheumatalogy, Chest Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Renal medicine and Radiotherapy while serving in locum SHO posts in these fields around other hospitals in the UK.
Prior to her U.K. departure, Dr. Perera has held positions at the General Hospital in Kurunegala and the Base Hospital in Chilaw and is a postgraduate of Colombo Medical School.
Enjoying an illustrious school career, she graduated from Visakha Vidyalaya as the class of 1965.
Her leisurely pursuits include music, reading and travel. Her love for poetry writing has seen her work published in several magazines.