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Madhumani N. Rupasinghe, MBBS

Assistant Professor

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • MBBS, Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Hospital, University of Bombay, Bombay, India
  • Resident – House Officer, JJ Medical College Hospital, Bombay, India
  • Resident – House Officer, Government Hospital, Avissawella, Sri Lanka
  • Resident – Senior House Officer in Anesthestics, University Hospital, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Resident – Senior House Officer in Anesthetics, Maidstone Hospital, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Resident – Senior House Officer in Anesthetics, Basildon District General Hospital, Basildon, United Kingdom
  • Resident – Specialist Registrar in Anesthetics, Barts and the London School of Anesthesia, London, England
  • Resident – Specialist Registrar in Anesthetics, Barts and the London School of Anesthesia, London, England

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 6/15/09 – Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 6/15/09 – Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 6/15/09 – Present
  • Consultant Anaesthetist, Basildon District General Hospital, Basildon, United Kingdom, 10/08 – 2/09
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, Texas, 11/07 – 9/08
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Anesthesiology, Galveston, Texas, 11/07 – 9/08
  • Consultant Anaesthetist, Basildon District General Hospital, Basildon, United Kingdom, 2/05 – 9/07
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 9/04 – 2/05
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 9/04 – 2/05
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 9/04 – 2/05
  • Consultant Anaesthetist, Basildon District General Hospital, Basildon, United Kingdom, 4/04 – 8/04
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 8/01 – 8/02
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 8/01 – 8/02
  • Attending Staff Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 8/01 – 8/02

Certification

  • Diploma, Anesthesia Part 1, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lank, March 1994
  • FRCA, Royal College of Anesthetist, 48-49 Russell Square, London, United Kingdom WC1B4JY

Professional Organizations

  • Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Sri Lankan College of Anesthesiologists
  • Royal College of Anesthetists, United Kingdom
  • Association of Anesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Obstetric Anesthetists Association, United Kingdom

Selected Publications

  1. Samieh-Tucker A, Rupasinghe M:  Anaesthetic management of a pregnant patient with acute generalised pustular psoriasis for caesarean section. Int J Obstet Anesth 16(4):375-3758, 2007.
  2. Fernando C, Rupasinghe M: Observational audit of intrathecal opioid induced pruritus during caesarean section. Sri Lankan J Anesth 14:72-74, 2006.
  3. Telephone survey of HDU and recovery facilities within maternity units.  Obstetric Anaesthetists, 2006.
  4. Observational audit of intrathecal opioid induced pruritus during CS. Obstetric Anesthetists, 2006.
  5. Obesity, ambulatory surgery and the LMA.  Difficult Airway, 2006.
  6. Preparation of midwives for high risk care: viewpoint of the midwife, Obstetric Anaesthetists, 2007.

Guest Lecturer

  • Invited speaker, Congress of the South Asian Confederation of Anesthetists, Sri Lanka, March 2005
  • Invited speaker, Annual Scientific Sessions, College of Anesthetists of Sri Lanka, January 2006

Faculty Biography

Madhumani N. Rupasinghe, MBBS
  • Madhumani N. Rupasinghe, MBBS
    Assistant Professor
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • e-mail: Madhumani.Rupasinghe@uth.tmc.edu