Dushan is an Emergency Physician based in Sydney, Australia. He is also a Clinical Toxicologist at the Western Sydney Local Health District toxicology service as well as the New South Wales poisons information service.
Dushan obtained his medical degree from the university of Colombo with honours and trained as an emergency specialist in Westmead hospital in Sydney, later completing his training as a clinical toxicologist.
He has been involved in teaching in Sri Lanka for several years as an instructor on the Emergency Life Care course and has been awarded an honorary membership of the Sri Lankan Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine.
Earlier this year he was involved with planning and running the inaugural 2 day ‘Toxic issues in the ED – Sri Lanka’ Toxicology course which included toxicology simulation, for Sri Lankan EM trainees along with colleagues from Australia.
Dushan has a keen interest in clinical performed ultrasound, simulation, research and teaching. He is involved in teaching undergraduates, emergency medicine trainees of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and toxicology trainees in Australia.