Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr. Sumudu Medawala

Lecturer in Oral Medicine and Radiology



Official Address :

Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology
Faculty of Dental Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

sumuduhimesha@gmail.com


Telephone :

+94-081-2397448


Personal Website :






Lecturer in Oral Medicine and Radiology, Department of Oral Medicine and Peridontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya

    BDS Honours –University of Peradeniya
    Diploma in Acupuncture at Medicina Alternativa Institute affiliated to The open International University of Complementary Medicine-USA (February 2005 to February 2006)
    Lecturer(Probationary) in the Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya Since January 2014
    Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya from September 2011 to October 2013.
    Dental Surgeon Grade II at Ministry of Health (House Office at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, District General Hospital, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka) from October 2013 to January 2014
  • Commendable paper presentation FDI / CDA / SLDA Joint international conference & 80th Anniversary Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association - 2013
  • Best Oral Presentation -Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association(Kandy branch) 2016
  • Best Oral Presentaion- Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association -2016
  • Best Poster Presentaion- Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association -2016

    Management of Temporomandibular disorders
    Diagnosis and management of Oro facial Pain
    Presenting clinical features of Oral cancer and potentially malignant disorders
    Novel approach to Tobacco cessation
  • A case report on Actinic Keratosis: A rarer entity among Sri Lankans. R.M.S.H.B. Medawela , R.D. Jayasinghe, B.S.M.S.Siriwardena D.R.D.L.Ratnayake Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association 2016 (Recognized as a best poster presentation)

  • Single needle arthrocentesis -approach for the management of anterior disk displacement without reduction: Report of ten cases R.M.S.H.B. Medawela , D.R.D.L.Ratnayake, V.A. Gayathri, J.C.M. Jayasinghe, R.D. Jayasinghe, M.A.M.Sitheeque Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association 2016 (Recognized as a best oral presentation)

  • Utilization of cone beam computed tomography in the dental hospital (teaching) peradeniya: A clinical audit Medawela R.M.S.H.B, Ratnayake D.R.D.L , Senevirathne D.P.V.K.W, Jayasinghe R.D Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association(Kandy branch) -2016

  • Effectiveness of “Fill in the blanks” over multiple choice questions in assessing final year dental undergraduates.Medawela R.M.S.H.B, Ratnayake D.R.D.L , Marambe K.N, Jayasinghe R.D Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association(Kandy branch-2016) (Recognized as a best oral presentation)

  • Awareness on risk of cross infection and infection control measures among patients attending dental hospital(teaching), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Ratnayake D.R.D.L , Medawela R.M.S.H.B, Sittheeque M.A.M , Jayasinghe R.D, Jayathilake J.A.M.S, De Silva M.D.K Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association(Kandy branch-2016)

  • Demographic and clinical characteristics of 514 patients with Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) and Oral Lichenoid Lesions (OLL). L.A.H. Jayasinghe, P.M. Peiris,M.A.M. Sitheeque, R.D. Jayasinghe, R.M.S.H.B. Medawela Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association-2014

  • Oral squamous cell carcinoma without clinically evident risk factors: A report of three cases RatnayakeD.R.D.L, Medawela R.M.S.H.B , Sitheeque M.A.M , Jayasinghe R.D Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association-2014

  • Demographic, clinical and radiological aspects of degenerative joint disorders (Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthrosis) of Temporomandibular Joint in a group of Sri Lankan patients R.M.S.H.B. Medawela, M.A.M. Sitheeque, R.D. Jayasinghe Annual Scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association-2014

  • Preliminary study on demographic and clinical aspects of oral lichen planus and lichenoid reaction in group of sri lankan patients - A Retrospective study R.M.S.H.B. Medawela , A.A.A.K.Wimalarathna, M.A.M. Sitheeque, R.D. Jayasinghe FDI / CDA / SLDA Joint INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & 80th Anniversary Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association (Recognized as a commendable paper presentation)

  • Imminent malignant transformation of oral lichen planus - A case report R.M.S.H.B. Medawela, R.D. Jayasinghe, M.A.M. Sitheeque Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons-2013