• Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

  • Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

Histopathology

MRI CLINICAL AND RESEARCH HISTOPATHOLOGY LABORATORY

 

The microscopic examination and pathological diagnosis of tissue and cytology specimens taken from patients a powerful diagnostic tool. It is done in the laboratory in partnership with laboratory technologists and doctors in other clinical specialties. Our pathologists have expert knowledge of both the pathological and clinical aspects of disease.

Our aim is to provide a high quality and timely multi regional histopathology service including paediatric surgical and autopsy and to contribute to the Coroner’s service.

The department also has a special services component where Special stains and other special tests are carried out on reference samples.

 

Education:

The department provides education and support to students including laboratory technologists, medical students and post graduate registrars.

 

Staff Development:

The department is keen for staff to reach their full potential and provides training and educational opportunities for all staff. There are in-house training  programmes as well.

 

Research: The department of Histopathology is involved in applied research and welcomes  scientists  who are interested in  collaborative research.

 

Location: Histopathology Unit is located in the 2nd floor of the new building.

 

Opening hours:

8.30 am to 4.15 pm Monday to  Friday.

8 am to 2 pm on Sat and Sundays.

However the specimen accepting counter is open 24 hours a day throughout the week.

 

Key Contacts:

Medical staff
Consultant
(Head of Department)
Dr. (Mrs)Nishali Ekanayaka 112691819
0722128084
0112693532-34,
Ext 363,364,365 eMail: histopathology@mri.gov.lk
Consultant Dr. (Mrs)Champika Rathnayake 0112693532-34,
Ext 363,364,365eMail: histopathology1@mri.gov.lk
Medical officer Dr. (Mrs)M. Bogahawatta 0112693532-34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical officer Dr. (Mrs)J.P.Ramprasad 0112693532-34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical officer Dr. (Mrs) H.L.Nirosha Dilrukshi 0112693532-34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical officer Dr (Mrs)R.P.M.M.R Pathirana  same ad above
Laboratory staff
Medical laboratory technologist Mrs.W.M.M.U. Jayathilake 0112693532 -34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical laboratory technologist Miss.A.Y.U.Athukorala 0112693532 -34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical laboratory technologist Mrs. A.S.Gunawardana 0112693532 -34,
Ext 363,364,365
Medical laboratory technologist Mr. D.K.Pradeep 0112693532 -34,
Ext 363,364,365
Laboratory support staff (3