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Sri Lanka Orthopedic Association conducts Outreach Clinic in Trincomalee

03 10 10, A team of leading Consultant Surgeons of the Sri Lanka Orthopedic Association held an Outreach Clinic in Trincomalee General Hospital and conducted a short course for Registered Medical Practitioners, Medical Officers and Senior House Officers of the Trincomalee district on Orthopedics and Trauma last week.

About 50 patients were benefited. Two very urgent cases were operated on. Later in the evening they gave lectures and held demonstration on Orthopedic Techniques to Medical Officers, Nurses and Physiotherapists.

Dr. Narendra Pinto, President, Sri Lanka Orthopedic Association and SAARC Surgical Care Society and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Dr. S. R. Wijayasinghe, Secretary, Sri Lanka Orthopedic Association and Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in Kalutara General Hospital, Dr.Upali Banugala, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, NHSL, Dr.Ananda Ellawala, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Asiri Hospital, Colombo and Dr.Sunanda Udagedara, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, participated in the programme.

Dr. (Mrs.) P.K.Gnanakunalan – Regional Director of Health Services, Trincomalee inaugurated the programme

Pictures show Consultant Surgeons attending the orthopedic clinic in Trincomalee General Hospital and patients attending the clinic.