Eranga Siriweera

DR ERANGA SIRIWEERA

Consultant Specialist Histopathologist

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)(MBBS)
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia (FRCPA)
  • Doctor of Medicine (Histopathology) (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Experience

Eranga was trained in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya and Teaching Hospital Peradeniya Sri Lanka. She underwent further training in Liverpool Hospital Sydney and Royal Darwin Hospital and has nearly 10 years of experience as a Consultant Histopathologist in Sri Lanka.  She obtained her FRCPA in 2018. In Sri Lanka she was also involved in undergraduate teaching of medical students and postgraduate training of Histopathology trainees.

Her research interests are in the field of breast, thyroid and HPV related pathology. She has many oral and poster presentations at National and regional academic sessions in Sri Lanka to her credit and has won several awards for best presentations. She has contributed as a resource person for national and regional  workshops. Eranga was a member of the Board of study in Pathology, Sri Lanka and a member of the council and scientific committee of the College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka as well as the Co-editor of the Journal of Diagnostic Pathology.

Interests

  • Breast Pathology
  • Thyroid Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Dermatopathology

Articles & Presentations

  1. Eranga Himalee Siriweera, Zhengyan Qi, Jim. L. C. Yong. Validity of Intraepithelial Lymphocyte Count in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease: A Histopathological Study. International Journal of Celiac Disease, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 4, 156-158
  2. Zardawi I, Siriweera E. Pellets in the appendix, New England journal of Medicine 2013, 396; 6
  3. Siriweera EH, Ratnatunga NVI. Profile of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in Sri Lankans. Is there an increased risk of ancillary Pathologies in Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? Journal of thyroid research, Vol 2010(2010);5 pages
  4.  Siriweera EH, Ratnatunga NVI, Peiris R, Kumarasinghe N. Isolated intracranial Rosai Dorfman disease. Journal of Diagnostic pathology 2011(6);1:44