Prof. M. G. Sathiadas - MBchB (Eng), DCH (SriLanka), MD(Colombo), MRCPCH, PGcertMedEd(Dundee)

Consultant Paediatrician & Professor in Paediatrics
Dept.of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna. E MAIL : docsathiadas@hotmail.com Tel: 021 222 0378

Field of Specialization:Paediatrics

    Chronology of the Carrier

     29.04.2019  – Upto date :     Consultant Paediatrician/Professor in Paediatrics, University of Jaffna, Sri-Lanka

    2010 – 29.04.2019                 :  Consultant Paediatrician/Senior Lecturer, University of Jaffna, Sri-Lanka

    Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2010   :  Specialist registrar in Paediatrics Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, UK

    April 2007- April 2008 : Senior Registrar in Paediatrics Professorial Paediatric unit Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children, Sri Lanka

    Jan 2006 – Dec 2006    : Registrar in Paediatrics Ward number Lady Ridgeway Hospital for   children

    Jan 2005 – Dec 2005     : Registrar in Paediatrics Professorial Paediatric unit North Colombo Teaching Hospital

    Jan 2004  – Dec 2004      : Registrar in Paediatrics Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala

    Jan 2003 – Dec 2003    : Lecturer in Paediatrics/ faculty of Medicine University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

    Jan 2002 –  Dec 2002      : Lecturer in Paediatrics/ Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Jan 2001 – Dec 2001     : Lecturer in Pharmacology/Faculty of medicine University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Aug 1999 – Aug 2000     : Senior House Officer in Paediatrics Luton & Dunstable Hospital, UK

     Feb 1999 – Aug 19999   : Senior House Officer in Paediatrics Aberdeen Royal Hospital, UK

    Feb.1998 – July 1998     : Pre-Registration House Officer – Surgery Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

     

     

    Publications

    1.  Sathiadas M G, Pathmapriya T. Knowledge and attitude on weaning practices among parents or main care givers of children aged less than six months admitted to Paediatric wards at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Annual scientific sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association, 2-4th August 2018. Pp48Was awarded the first place
    2. Sathiadas M G, Sasrubi S, Arasaratnam V, Surenthirakumran S. Association between risk factor and developmental outcomes of preterm babies at 12 and 18 months of age at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Annual scientific sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association, 2-4th August 2018. Pp 49
    3. Sathiadas M G, Pribakar N. Knowledge and practices on home accidents in parents whose children were admitted to a single centre in Teaching Hospital, Jaffna.  Proceedings of the Annual scientific sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association, 2-4th August 2018. Pp 50
    4. Nadeshkumar A, Sathiadas G, Sri Ranganathan S. Extent of inappropriate prescribing of dose and dosage forms of oral medicines in children. Presented at 18th World Congress of the Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP 2018) Kyoto, Japan.1st – 6th July 2018 (Poster )
    5. Sathiadas MG, Vinushiya Gunalini.Q, Arooran K,Lukshiga.s. Students’ perception of undergraduate educational environment in the faculty of medicine, university of jaffna- periodical assessment using dreem.  Proceedings of the Medical Education Conference, Chinese University of Hong Kong. 16-17th March 2018. Page 13 http://www.ome.cuhk.edu.hk/cumec2018/doc/progbook.pdf
    6. Sathiadas G, Annieston A, Vithuran S, Wickramasinghe VP; Screening for Metabolic Syndrome in among school children in Jaffna, District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 6th Gobal congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child health and 20th Annual scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 12-15 November 2017, ISSN :1391-2992 : Volume 5 : Number 1 :Page 130  . Awarded the best paper

    7. Sathiadas G, Annieston A, Vithuran S, Wickramasinghe VP; Prevalence of Insulin Resisitance Thresholds and Prediabetes in Children in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 6th Gobal congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child health and 20th Annual scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 12-15 November 2017, ISSN :1391-2992 : Volume 5 : Number 1 :Page 286

    8. Nadeshkumar A, Sathiadas GSri Ranganathan S. Extent of inappropriate prescribing of dose and dosage forms of oral medicines in children. Proceedings of the 6th Gobal congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child health and 20th Annual scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 12-15 November 2017, ISSN :1391-2992 : Volume 5 : Number 1 :Page 131  

    9. Nadeshkumar A, Sathiadas G, Pathmeswaran ASri Ranganathan S. Developing and validating indicators to assess rational use of oral dosage forms of medicines in children. Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association of Clinical pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2017; 13th -14thOctober 2017, Page 26

    10.  Nadeshkumar A, Sathiadas G, Sri Ranganathan S. Administration practice of oral dosage forms of medicines to children. Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association of Clinical pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2017; 13th -14thOctober 2017, Page 26 Received the Best research paper award

    11. Sathiadas MG, Vithuran S, Annieston A; Iron status and prevalence on anaemia among students in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association annual scientific sessions held on10th -12th August 2017, p 45

    12. Sathiadas M G, Nadeshakumar A, Sri Ranganathan S; dispensing practice of oral dosage forms of medicines to children in Jaffna Teaching Hospital. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association annual scientific sessions held on10th -12th August 2017, p 34

    13. Sathiadas MG, Shubanki A, Annieston A, Arunath V; Perception of corporal punishment among GCE A/L students from Jaffna District.  Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association annual scientific sessions held on 10th -12th August 2017, p 47

    14. Sathiadas MG, Sasrubi S, Arasaratnam V, Surenthirakumaran R; Neurodevelopmental outcome of preterm babies born at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna – A preliminary study.  Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association annual scientific sessions held on 10th -12th August 2017, p 51

    15. Sathiadas MG, Annieston A, Wickramasinghe VP, Screening for metabolic syndrome among school children in Jaffna district – a preliminary survey; Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 19th annual scientific congress August 2016, p53

      Awarded the Dr Gamini Karunarathne award for the best paper from the outstations

    16. Sathiadas MG, Annieston A; Use and advantages of Patient Management System in describing the pattern of respiratory diseases in children- a single centre experience, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 19th annual scientific congress August 2016, p54

    17. Sathiadas MG, Arunath V, KarunyaV: Knowledge, attitude and experience regarding child abuse among medical proefessionals in the Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 19th annual scientific congress August 2016, p43

    18. Sathiadas MG, Arunath V, Kasthuri T: Clinical and socio-demographic description of victims of child abuse admitted to teaching hospital Jaffna, Proceedings of the annual academic sessions July 2016, p65

    19. Sathiadas MG, Kasthuri T, Anneiston A, Arunath V, Luxiga S, Vithuran, S; Study on body fat percentage and body mass index as the predictor of obesity in school children of Jaffna disctrict. Proceedings of the annual academic sessions of Jaffna Medical Association July 2016, p68

    20. Pratheepan P, Sribalakumaran R, Dinesh Coonghe, Sathiadas MG, The pattern of quality of life and the influence of socio-demongraphic factors among patients diagnosed with rheumatic fever following clinics at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Proceedings of the annual academic sessions of Jaffna Medical Association July 2016, p71

    21. Sathiadas MG, Lukshiga S, Vinushya Gunalini Q, Arooran K, Students perception of undergraduate educational environment in the Faculty of Medicine, university of Jaffna-periodical assessment using DREEM, Proceedings of the annual academic sessions of Jaffna Medical Association July 2016, 79

       

    22. SriRanganthan S, Abeyawardene SP, Gunawardene N, Sathiadas MG, Balasubramanium N, Shirmindhi NHA, Rajapaksha JC: Effectiveness of salbutamol tablet versus salbutamol aerosol inhaler with spacer in the treatement of acute asthma exacerbation in children: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial, The proceedings of the 129th anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association July 2016, p135

    23. Sathiadas MG, SriRanganathan S, Mayoorathy S, Varuni K: Clinical and socio-demographic description of victims of child abuse admitted to a teritay care centre, The proceedings of the 129th anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association July 2016, p230-31

     

     

    Abstracts

    Presentations in International Forum

    1.  Wichramasinghe VP, Sathiadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP. Body surface area estimation: a comparison study. 3rd congress of Asian Society for Paediatric Research, October 2007, Tokyo, Japan
    2.   M Fernandopulle, BMR Fernandopulle, S Sri Ranganathan, MG Sathiadas , SSBDP Soysa, C Thalawattegedera, C Jambruthgoda.. Paracetamol hepatotoxicity in children. Proceedings of the 8th world congress on clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. Brisbane, Australia, 2004
    3.  BMR Fernandopulle, S Sri Ranganathan, M G Sathiadas, S Sumanasena, S P Lamabadusuriya. A Case control study to predict the risk of hepatotoxicity with paracetamol in febrile children. Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Brisbane, Australia, 2004
    4.  Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N,  Sathiadas G, Kuruparananthan S, Karunarathna P: Patterns of  obesity and  overweight in an urban area of Sri Lanka, IX Asian  Congress of  nutrition, New Delhi, India; February 2003

    Presented in National Form

    1.  Lamabadusuriya SP, Sathiadas MG: Adverse Drug Reactions in children leading to hospital admission, Proceedings of the 2nd scientific congress of SAARC countries and 7th annual scientific congress of Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians, Sept 2003
    2.  Sathiadas MG, Raguraman S, Competencies and readiness for internship among Jaffna graduates, Annual scientific sessions of Jaffna Medical association, November 2011
    3. Sathiadas MG, Shivanee S, Mathuratha S, Regina N, A study to assess knowledge on newborn care among postnatal mothers attending Teaching Hospital, Jaffna,  Annual scientific sessions of Jaffna Medical association, November 2011
    4. Sathiadas MG, Bavatharani S, Mathuranjany J, Murali V, Selected factors associated with the knowledge of child abuse among GCE O/L students in AGA division Nallur, Annual scientific sessions of Jaffna Medical association, November 2011
    5. Sathiadas MG, Kalaventhan, A retrospective study on patients with rheumatic fever in paediatric clinics, Annual scientific sessions of Jaffna Medical association, November 2011
    6. Wichramasinghe VP, Sathiadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP: Estimation of body surface area: Normogram vsmathematical equations, 11th annual scientific congress of Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians, June 2008
    7. Wichramasinghe VP, Sathiadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP: Body surface area estimation: Cross validation of several prediction equations, 11th annual scientific congress of Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians, June 2008
    8. Sathiadas MG, Sri Ranganathan S, Fernandopulle BMR, Lamabadusuriya SP: Drug utilisation study of antiemetics in clinical setup; 11th annual scientific congress of Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians, June 2008
    9. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N,     Sathiadas G, Kuruparananthan S, Karunarathna P: Nutritional status of school children in an urban area of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians 8th annual scientific congress, August 2004. (Was awarded the best paper on tropical medicine)
    10. Rodrigo I, Sathiadas G, Atapattu N: Pattern of breast feeding in  the first 6 months of life in term babies, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians 6th annual scientific congress: September 2002
    11. Fernandopulle BMR, Sathiadas G, Sumanasena S, Lamabadusuriya SP: Risk of fulminant hepatic failure with the use of paracetamol, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka college of Paediatricinas 6th annual scientific congress: September 2002
    1. Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    2. Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians
    3. Sri Lanka Medical Association
    4. Sri Lanka Nutrition society
    5. Jaffna Medical Association