Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Faculty of Dental Sciences

University of Peradeniya

Dr. AM Attygalla

Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery



Official Address :

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Faculty of Dental Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

manjuatty@yahoo.com


Telephone :

+94-81-2397402


Personal Website :






Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

    BDS (SL), MS (Dental Surgery) Col, FDSRCS Eng
    Senior Lecturer Grade II 1998-2001
    Senior Lecturer Grade I 2001 - todate
  • Membership - Sri Lanka Dental Association
  • International Bone Research Association (IBRA) College of Dentistry and Stomatology of Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Kandy Society of Medicine
  • Member – Board of Study in Dental Surgery
  • Visiting Lecturer Faculty of Medicine
    Oral Cancer
    Oro Facial reconstruction
    Alveolar Bone grafting and anterior maxillary dystraction in cleft patients
    Orthognathic surgery
    Dredging technique for ameloblastomas
    Head, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences from 2004 -2007 & 2010- 2013
    Head, Division of Oral Surgery 2015/2016
    Chairman board of study in Dental Surgery 2013 – 2015
    Senate member
  • Clinically malignant exophytic lesions in the background of oral submucous fibrosis: report of five case. Jayasinghe, Liyanaarachchige A.H. et al. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology , Volume 122 , Issue 2 , 210 - 215

  • comparison of grading systems of mucoepidermoid carcinoma and the impact on patient survival Jayasooriya P.R., Karunathilake PRCL, Siriwardena BSMS, Amaratunga EAPD, Attygala AM Journal of diagnostic pathology 2012 Volume 7 Issue 1 Pages 42-49

  • A new pedicled periosteal flap for alveolar bone graft surgery: a technical note N Jayasuriya, M Attygalla - Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery, 2016

  • Siriwardena BSMS, Jayathilake DSY , Pitakotuwage TN, Illeperuma RP , Kumarasiri PVR3, Attygalla AM, Peiris HRD, Tilakaratne WM. Demographic and Histopathological Differences of Oral squamous Cell Carcinoma; Analysis of 4394 Cases from Sri Lanka. J Clin Exp Oncol 2015; 4:4

  • An analysis of cervical lymph node metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma - relationship among clinical, ultrasonographical and histopathological status of nodal metastasis Sri Lanka Dental Journal, 2015 August (Vol: 45 No: 2) ALM Rizan, RD Jayasinghe, B Siriwardena, AM Attygalla

  • RMAR Rajapakshe, RWPallegama, PR Jayasooriya, BSMS Siriwardena, AM Attygalla, S Hewapathirana, JU Werasinghe, DK Dias,WM Tilakaratne. A retrospective analysis to determine factors contributing to the survival of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma. J of Cancer Epidemiol, 2015 Jun;39(3):360- 6.

  • Nupehewa D, Jayasooriya PR, Attygalla AM, Tilakaratne WM. Synchronus occurance of oral squamous cell carcinoma and Warthin tumour. Oral Med Pathol 2009;13:115-117

  • 8. Effects of epidermal growth factor on the invasion activity of the oral cancer cell lines HSC3 and SAS Y Ohnishi, O Lieger, M Attygalla, T Iizuka, K Kakudo Oral oncology 44 (12), 1155-1159

  • Jayasinghe RD, Amarathunga EAPD and Attygala AM. Malignant Peripheral nerve Sheath Tumour: a case report. Sri Lanka Dental Journal 2006 Vol No 1

  • Reasons for extraction of permanent teeth in patients seeking dental care T Anandamoorthy, AM Attygalla University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka