Dr. Pabasari Ginige

Senior Lecturer

Office Address   :Department of Phychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
Email                 : pabasariginige@hotmail.com
Tel                    :0814930749 / 0812396350
Fax                   : 0814930749

Educational / Professional Qualifications

  • MBBS, MD ( Psychiatry)
  • 2008 January- Board Certified as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Sri Lanka
  • 2006 January MD (Psychiatry) held by Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka (1st in the island list)
  • MBBS Degree (Bachelor of Medicine and bachelor of Surgery), with second-class honours, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Thirty seventh in the all island merit list of more than 500 doctors, (1991- 1997.)

Positions held:

  • Public relations officer of the College of Psychiatrists
  • Treasuerer of Nivahana Society Kandy.( NSK a local NGO that promotes mental health of the Central province.)
  • Representative of the College of Psychiatrists in the Judicial Ministry committee on investigation into legalization of abortion
  • In the sub committee of professionals on Prevention of child sexual and other abuse
  • Patron and chief advisor of the rehabilitation centre for slow learners proposed and fund raised to be commenced , a first in Central province

Research / Fellowships / Awards

  • The MD thesis on childhood emotional and behavioural disorders was accepted with no corrections and commended.
  • papers presented on child psychiatry and transsexualism at Kandy Society of Medicine and College of Psychiatrists of Sri Lanka.

Text books published

  • News paper articles on child psychiatry and general psychiatry
  • Produced a psychiatric analyses on Prof Nimal Senanayake,s award winning tele film series maya roo and wrote the preface to his 4 th book of the series

Meberships in Professional and other Associations

  • Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Council
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Council Member of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists
  • Member of the Continuous Professional Development(CPD ) of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists ( RANZCP)Member of the Executive Committee of the Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Association( PeMSAA)- 2010/2011

Social service activities

  • Active member in community psychiatry in central province and deliver public lectures at schools, governemet and private sector organizations.


  • Latin American and Ballroom dancing
  • Music-singing and composing lyrics
  • Drama-acting and directing, Writing- features, short stories, life story- Not without my son (on the way) Cooking