Dr. Changa Kurukularatne is a specialist in Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and Internal Medicine with two decades’ experience as a specialist clinician, academic, researcher, medical educator, and as an interventionist in public health and outbreak management. He has vast crossindustry experience in pharmaceuticals, medical tourism and human factors in the workplace.
He has practiced as a Consultant – Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Acute Medicine in USA, Singapore, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia and has also offered his expertise to the governments of the USA, Singapore, Cambodia, Grenada and Sri Lanka.
Current – Managing Director, Sarva Medical Clinic, Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka.
2018 – (Current)- Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Samana Health; Bali/Singapore.
2016-2018 – Consultant, Raffles Medical Group; Singapore.
2013-2016 – Consultant, Jurong Health Services; Singapore.
2009-2012 – Consultant, Tank Tock Seng Hospital / Communicable Disease Centre; Singapore.
2007-2009 – Consultant, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans Louisiana USA.
Throughout his career he has collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Centers for disease control and prevention (US-CDC), European Centre for disease prevention and control (ECDC), Singapore National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and the Regional Emerging Disease Intervention (REDI) Center.
Ochsner Clinic Foundation; New Orleans Louisiana USA
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases – 2005-2007;
Ochsner Alumni Outstanding Fellow Award (2007);
Member, Chief Residents’ Committee.
Danbury Hospital / The Yale University Hospital; Connecticut USA
Residency in Internal Medicine – 2001-2005;
Chief Medical Resident (2004-2005);
Outstanding Intern Award (2001-2002).
St. George’s University; Grenada, West Indies
Doctor of Medicine (2001) – Magna Cum Laude;
Best Student In Microbiology award (1998)
Medical Licence Number
M15225J (Singapore Medical Council)