Professor Jayantha Weerasinghe

BDS (Sri Lanka), MS-Dental Surgery (Colombo), PhD (Japan)
Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon



Current Positions and Work Experience:

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Primrose Dental Hospital

Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Faculty of Dental Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Visiting Professorship at Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.

More than 24 years of professional experience

Trained in Japan for reconstructive aspects of Cleft Lip and Palate and Micro-vascular surgical reconstructions for Oral Cancer resections. Prof. Jayantha has trained many Local and Foreign doctors on these trchniques.

Apart from clinical treatment including General Dentistry and Minor Oral Surgery, Prof. Jayantha has research interests in Impacted Lower Wisdom Teeth, Speech reconstructive Surgery for Patients with Cleft Palate, Jaw deformities and resection and reconstruction of Oral Cancer. Further, Prof. Jayantha has interest and experience in Biomedical informatics including Telemedicine.

Prof.Jayantha has produced many local and international publications