Dr. Champika Gamakaranage is a Consultant Physician in General Medicine and currently work as a Senior Lecturer in Medicine in University of Colombo in the department of Clinical Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lankan. Dr. Champika Gamakaranage did his undergraduate medical studies in the University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Sri Lanka. He received his Medical doctorate (MD) in General Medicine in 2013. He completed his MRCP (UK) in 2016. He worked in Oxford University Hospital (John Radcliffe Hospital), Oxford, UK as a Specialist Registrar in the department of Acute General Medicine. He also has experience in working as specialist registrar in the Emergency department and in the Stroke unit in the same hospital, Oxford. In addition to his duties as a Specialist Registrar he engaged in bed side teaching for fourth and final year Medical Students in University of Oxford and post graduate trainees of Royal College of Physicians and was an external examiner to them. His current post as a Senior Lecturer in Medicine in University of Colombo, was started September 2018, opens up a great opportunity to advance his academic and research scopes, in addition to his dedication as a Consultant Physician in the University Medical Unit, in the National Hospital of Sri Lanka. He is responsible for daily rounds, bed side teachings for Final year Medical Students, nurses, interns and post graduate trainees in Medicine. He has several international and local publications involving case reports, case series, original research articles, review articles and editorial articles. He is a peer reviewer and an editor and thus has contributed to advancement in Medicine and wishes to offer his maximum contribution in future. He is one of the leading experts in the world for Copper Sulphate Poisoning.
Dr. Champika Gamakaranage has several case reports and case series published. Copper Sulphate Poisoning is one such area where he is interested and researched. He also has researched about Dengue which is endemic in Sri Lanka. His current researches involved in the fields of Dengue, Non-Communicable diseases and improvement of critical care of medical patients in Sri Lanka.