Dr Suresh Shanmuganathan is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Oral & maxillofacial Surgery at the Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenapura. He works as Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in the Government and Private sector.
Dr Suresh Shanmuganathan obtained his Master of Surgery (Oral Surgery) from Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo and was Board Certified as a Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in November, 1999.
He obtained the Fellowship of Dental Surgery (FDSRCS) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England & Edinburgh and the Membership of Surgical Dentistry (MSurgDentRCS – Edinburgh) of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
He had his Overseas postgraduate training at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
He is a Fellow of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of Asian association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. and member of the American Dental Association.
He has attended numerous workshops / courses and delivered lectures at learned societies / colleges / associations. He has given many guest lectures, both locally and internationally, contributed as a resource person to Symposia and workshops.
He is a member of the Board of Study (Dental surgery) of Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo and has served as a member of the Speciality Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and is an examiner / trainer at Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo.
He is a Past President of Sri Lanka Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Sri Lanka Dental Association, College of Dentistry & Stomatology of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry and Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science – Section A.
He is a Past President of the Commonwealth Dental Association and Immediate President of Asia Pacific Dental Federation. He is the Country Councillor for International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) and Asian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). He has been appointed as the International ambassador for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. and Member Advanced Credentialing Commission of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
He is also a council member of Private Health Services Regulatory Council and Member Medical devices committee of National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA). He was a council member of Sri Lanka Medical Council for the past 15 years.
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