Deputy Chairman -International Institute of Health Sciences
MBBS, MSc, MD (Medical Administration)
Master trainer (Australia), TAE (Australia)
Cert. IVLP (USA)
Areas of Expertise and Research Interests
Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe (MBBS, MSc, MD (Medical Administration), a consultant Medical Administrator has over 20 years’ experience in the field of medical administration. He has administered many hospitals in the government sector from Peripheral units to a Teaching hospital. He pioneered the building of a chain of hospitals in the private health sector of Sri Lanka and has over 5 years’ experience in administrating Healthcare Training Institutes. He was the former Deputy Director of the Teaching Hospital Ragama and the former Chief Executive Officer of Hemas Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd.
Apart from his qualifications in medicine and health administration, he also possesses a Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment and is an Australian Certified Master Trainer. He was recently selected by the US Government to undergo a leadership program in the area of alternatives to Higher Education.
Dr. Edirisinghe also won the Grid India Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2010.