DR K T SUNDARESAN

MBBS, MD (MEDICINE)
Senior Lecturer in Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
Honorary Consultant Physician/ Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa
UN Physician- Eastern Province

 
Publications

Journals

  1. Pirasath S, Gnanathasan A, Sundaresan T (2015) Epidemic Poisoning with Snakes in Eastern Sri Lanka; Epidemiological and
    Clinical Features in Batticaloa District. Epidemiology(sunnyvale) 5: 183. doi:10.4172/2161-1165.1000183

  2. Pirasath S, Sundaresan K T, Thamilvannan,T.  Thrombocytopenia in Dyschromatosis Universalis Hereditaria [DUH]: A Case Report. Ceylon Medical Journal, 2012:57(3);124-5.

  3. Pirasath S and Sundaresan, K T. Unusual Presentation of Adult Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Case Report. Jaffna Medical Journal, 2011:27(1);62-3.

  4. Prevention of pre-sacral haemorrhage using thumb tacks. Sundaresan KT, Sugirtha S, Devanarayana NM, Ariyarathe MHU, Deen KI. Ceylon Medical Journal 1999; 44(2): 87-88

Communications

  1. Pirasath S, Sundaresan K T, Ariaranee G. (2012). Retrospective study on Cerebrus Mangus poisoning in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Admissions and Outcome in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Batticaloa. Proceedings of Annual Scientific Sessions of Jaffna   Medical Association.

  2. Pirasath S, Sundaresan K T, Ariaranee G. (2012). Retrospective study on Cerebrus Mangus poisoning in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Admissions and Outcome in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Batticaloa. 11th   Annual Scientific Sessions of Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong Academy of Emergency Medicine, Hong Kong.

  3. Pirasath S, Jasotharan V and Sundaresan K T. (2012).Suicidal Poisoning in Batticaloa District: An analysis of admissions and outcome. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Scientific Sessions of Batticaloa Medical Association.

  4. Pirasath S, Jasotharan V and Sundaresan K T. (2012).Suicidal Poisoning in Batticaloa District: An analysis of admissions and outcome: Professorial unit, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa. Proceedings of Annual Scientific Sessions of Jaffna   Medical Association.

Research Interests
  • Diabetes mellitus and life style modification

  • Non communicable disease and life style Modification

 

Ongoing Research
  • 'Prevalence of Diabetes Melitus and its risk factors among adults in Batticaloa district'.

  • Knowledge, attitude, and reported practices on consequences of poorly controlled hypertension and its management among hypertensive patients attending Medical Clinics at Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa.

 

Teaching

Medical students:

Several ward classes were taken to the Medical students since 1999 up to now. Conducted tutorials for the pre-clinical Medical students at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

 

Nursing staff:

Several classes were conducted to the student nurses at the Nurses Teaching Institute, Colombo.

Awards
  • Recipient of Gold Medal for Medicine at the Final exam of M.B.B.S.

  • All Island (SriLanka) 2nd Rank in MD(Medicine) Part I Exam

  • Distinction in Physiology

  • Distinction in Pharmacology

Positions Held
  • Head of Primary Health-Care, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (9th July 1013)

  • Acting Head of Medicine, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (10th of November 2011- 8th of July 2013)

  • Clinical Coordinator, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (1st of December 2008 – 10th November 2011)

  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka 1st of August 2008 – 8th of July 2013

  • Consultant Physician, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa (18th March 2008 – 8th July 2013)

  • Registrar – (4th year) in General Medicine, Maroondah hospital, Australia. (5th February 2007 – 7th March 2008)

  • Registrar – (3rd year) in General Medicine, Maroondah hospital, Australia. (14th March 2006 – 4th February 2007)

  • Senior Registrar in Gastroenterology Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. (18th November 2005 – 10th March 2006)

  • Senior Registrar in General Medicine, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. (15 May 2004 – 17th November 2005)

  • Registrar in the Professorial Unit/Nephrology Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. (1st January 2001)

  • Medical Officer in the Neurology unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. (18 August 1999)

  • Medical Officer in the Neurology unit, North Colombo Teaching Hospital. (15 July 1999)

  • House Officer in the Professorial Medical Unit, North Colombo Teaching Hospital. (15 January 1999)

  • House Officer in the Professorial Surgical unit, North Colombo Teaching Hospital. (15 July 1998)

 

 

Contact

Dr K T Sundaresan

Office :            (+94) 0652224349, (+94) 0652222059

Mobile :           +94(0)777350912                  

E-mail :            sundu2002@hotmail.com or deanfhcs@yahoo.co.in