Dr Chandra Jaysasuriya (MBBS, MS, FRCS DLO) is a qualified consultant ENT Surgeon. She had her secondary education at Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. She completed her training in ENT surgery in Sri Lanka in 1996. She had her overseas training in the United Kingdom in Tameside Acute Care, Ashtonunderlyne.
Dr. Jayasuriya is the current Scientific Secretary of the College of Otolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka. She is the founder president and present secretary of the Sri Lanka Laryngectomee Association.
She is a surgeon who attends many local and international seminars to upgrade her knowledge on new development and techniques in ENT surgery.
She has been involved in mass education by numerous particpations in television and radio programs. She is the author of "Obey Panayata Pilithurak" a quesion and answer book on common ENT ailments which is highly acclaimed by the Sri Lankan public.
She pioneered the productivity improvement program in the ENT unit by implementing 5 S method which was awarded National Quality Award as well.
She is a trainer of post graduate students in Otolaryngology from 2002 to date and also a member of board of study Otolaryngology of Post Graduate Institute of Medicine of Sri Lanka.
She has more than 25 years of experience in the medical field and currently works at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
Malignant tumour or lumps on the voice box (Larynx) frequently occur in middle aged people, who have a history of smoking and drinking alcohol. Lesions develop on the vocal cords (Glottis) and the upper part of the larynx, which is located above the vocal cords (Supraglottis). Radiotherapy can be given for early lesions.Then it is possible to retain patients voice.
This picture shows major aphthous ulcers of tongue.They are different from the common minor ulcers as they are larger and takes a longer time to heal.Sometimes these cannot be differentiated with cancers. In situations like these, the ulcer is removed surgically and sent for investigations. The prevalence is high among young females. The cause is not yet known. This condition can get exaggerated during times of depression and menstruation (of females). A slight association with congenital transfer cannot be excluded. Treatment: Heals spontaneously.