Sri Lanka



The SLHPBA was formed in 2011 – with a membership of 50 specialists including HPB Surgeons, GI Surgeons, General Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Radiologists and Pathologists, with an interest in HPB Disease.


The founder President was Prof Janaka De Silva, a Consultant Gastroenterologist, who is the Professor of Medicine at the University of Kelaniya and currently the Director of the Post graduate Institute of Medicine in Sri Lanka. The Association organized clinical meetings regularly. At the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka – the SLHPBA is entrusted in organizing a symposium on HPB Surgery – regularly which was inaugurated in Colombo on the 12th of December 2015.



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