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Prof. M Umakanth


Prof. M Umakanth
MBBS(Jaf), MD(Col), MRCP(UK), MRCP(Lon), FRCP(Edin), Dip in Diabetes
Professor in Medicine 
Department of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health-Care Sciences
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Telephone: 0094766191303 /




Journal Publications

  1. Umakanth M, Majitha.Fasting and non-fasting lipid profile among health care workers at Teaching Hospital batticaloa, Srilanka.2018. Journal of Biosciences and Medicine,6,15-22
  2. Umakanth M, Gadambanathan. Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Risk among Mentally Ill Patients. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines,2018. 6, 72-79.
  3. Umakanth M . Clinical profile of stroke-study conducted in batticaloa Teaching hospital , Srilanka.2018.Journal of Biosciences and Medicine, 6,1-6
  4. Umakanth, M. (2018) Post Dengue Fatigue Syndrome (PDFS) among Dengue IgM-Antibody Positive Patients at Batticaloa Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka. Open Access Library Journal, 5: e4798
  5. Umakanth, M. (2018) Case Series of Seronegative Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. Open Access Library Journal, 5: e4805.
  6. A N KuruppuArachchi1, K T Sundaresan1, M Umakanth1, T Thivakaran. Ceylon Medical Journal.2018.63(4),186-187.
  7. Umakanth M. Prevalance of Organophosphate poisoning In Batticaloa, Srilanka.Asia pac J med Toxicology.2017.6(4),115-117.
  8. Umakanth M. Fasting versus Non-fasting lipid profile in the clinical practice.Srilanka journal of diabetes, Endocrinology and metabolism.2018.8(2)’32-38.
  9. Umakanth M.Clinical profile of intermediate syndrome Following Organophosphate poisoning.Asia pac J med Toxicology.2018.7(2),42-5.
  10. Umakanth M.Intermediate syndrome following Organophosphate poisoning, SriLanka.Asia pac J med Toxicology.2019;8,19-24.
  11. Umakanth M. Spectrum of rare presentation of Dengue viral infection-in Srilanka -A case series and Review of literature. Sch J Med Case Rep. 2017;5(6):394-397. doi:10.21276/sjmcr
  12. Umakanth M."Post dengue fatigue syndrome", Saudi J Med Pharm Sci,2017;3(8A):858-861
  13. Umakanth M et al. Remission of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in Middle Age Man. International Journal of Health Sciences & Research.2018.8(5):398-401.
  14. Umakanth M. 2017. “Peritoneal tuberculosis presented as chronic diarrhoea”, International Journal of Development Research, 7, (12), 17635-17637
  15. Umakanth M, Pyrexia of unknown origin and rapidly increased right-sided empyema diagnosed as ruptured amoebic liver abscess. Int J Health Sci Res. 2018; 8(7):377-379.
  16. Umakanth M."Postdengue fatigue syndrome", International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research,2017; Vol. 3, Issue, 08, pp.2230-2231.
  17. Umakanth M. Long Standing Treated Migraine Patients End Up with Neuroepithelial Cyst. Sch. J. Med. Case Rep., Jun 2018; 6(6): 391-393.
  18. Umakanth M."DMARDS Complicated With Acute Pancreatitis in Young Boy with Ankylosisng Spondilitis", sjams,2017;3(05),441-443.
  19. Umakanth M, Ahilan M. Acute and transient Bilateral blindness following Russell’s viper Bite-Case study. Sch. J. Med. Case Rep.2018;6(3):188-190.
  20. Umakanth M, Gadambanathan T. Overweight and Obesity among Mentally Ill Patients. Saudi J. Med. Pharm. Sci., Vol-4, Iss-1B (Jan 2018): 124-126.
  21. Umakanth M" Dengue with glomerulonephritis-case study.SJMCR.2018;6(4):280-282.
  22. Umakanth M.Dengue fever end up with immune thrombocytopenia. International Journal of Health Sciences & Research.2018.8(5):411-414.
  23. Umakanth M."Dengue fever complicated with Non-STEMI”, Saudi J. Med. Pharm. Sci,2017;3(7A) :704-706. doi:10.21276/sjmps.
  24. Umakanth M, Rishikesavan S. "Prevalence of diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patient in Batticaloa district , Sri Lanka" International Journal of Medicine Research,2017; 2(2):21-23. doi:10.5588/pha.13.0024.5
  25. Umakanth M" Dengue Encephalitis and Encephalopathy are the different Entity-case study. IJSR. 2018.Vol 7,02,1641-1643.
  26. Umakanth M. Centipede Bite or Intravenous Hydrocortisone Injection Complicated With Acute Dystonic Reaction-Case Study and Review. 2017;3(10):1069-1070. doi:10.21276/sjmps.2017.3.10.9
  27. Umakanth M."Anemia among tuberculosis patient in teaching hospital Batticaloa , Sri Lanka", International Journal of Medical and Health Research,2017;3(5):95-97. doi:10.5588/pha.13.0024.5.3.
  28. Umakanth M. "Acute pancreatitis following multiple wasps stung", sjmps,2017;3(05) :441-443. doi:10.21276/sjmps.
  29. Umakanth M"Dengue complicated with Sacroiliitis in a pregnant woman.2018;8(7);373-376.
  30. Umakanth M. Dengue Hemophagocytic syndrome-Review Article. IJSR 2018.7;02;688-690.
  31. Umakanth M. Dengue Complicated with Epididymo-Orchitis, Parotitis and Rheumatoid Like Arthritis - Case Series. Sch. J. Med. Case Rep., Feb 2018; 6(2): 62-65.
  32. Rukshani, Ethayakuma, Umakanth M. Dapsone Induced “DRESS” Without Eosinophilia. Sch. J. Med. Case Rep., Jun 2018; 6(6): 394-396.
  33. Kumanan, Sundaresan K T, Umakanth M, Mythri” Thrombotic microangiopathy due to Russell’s viper bite in Batticaloa”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP44-45.
  34. Umakanth M. Smart phone among doctors. Batticaloa medical Journal,2017, Vol (08). PP2-4.
  35. Umakanth M. Management of Osteoporosis. Batticaloa medical Journal,2017, Vol (08) pp5-10.
  36. Umakanth M. Teaching in the clinical environment. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP3-5.
  37. Umakanth M. SGLT2 inhibitors in Diabetes mellitus. Batticaloa Medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP6-9.
  38. Dissanayake, Umakanth M, Sundaresan K T, Nidhad A.A.N”A case of crystal jelly ball ingestion with suicidal intention”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP58-60.
  39. Jenifar V, Umakanth M, Sundaresan K T, Dharshini M”Distinguish functional hypothalamic amenorrhea and isolated FSH and LH deficiency in newly diagnosed diabetes women”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP53-57.
  40. Pirashana Y, Sundaresan K T, Umakanth M, mayurathan P” Rare presentation of macrophage Activation syndrome in mixed connective tissue disease”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP49-52.
  41. Thebuwana K L, Sundaresan K T, Umakanth M,” Unusual presentation of a cryptogenic brain abscess”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP46-48.
  42. Ethayakumar N, Umakanth M, ” de Winter syndrome”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP61-62.
  43. Ethayakumar N, Umakanth M. Clinical profile of end stage chronic kidney disease undergoing haemodialysis. Batticaloa Medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP19-25.
  44. Umakanth M,Ragunathan MK, Fathichu AF Tennakoonwala RMC.A case of takayasu’s Arteritis (Type 111).Galle medical journal.2005;10(1): 30-31.
  45. Umakanth M,Ragunathan MK, Galketiya KB.Hypercalcaemia due to parathyroid adenoma.2004;9(1):47-48.
  46. Kuruppu Arachchi A N,Thebuwana,Jayasinghe VP, Sundaresan K T Umakanth M,mayurathan P, Rushdie M”Rare presentation of microscopic polyanditis with nasal septal perforation”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2017, Vol (08). PP56-57.
  47. Kuruppu Arachchi A N,Thebuwana,Jayasinghe VP, Sundaresan K T Umakanth M,mayurathan P,”Melioidosis with multiple skin and splenic abscess with sepsis”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2017, Vol (08). PP58-559.
  48. Thebuwana K L, Sundaresan K T, Umakanth M, Thivakharan T, Bandara N.” A rare presentation of overlap between miller fisher and pharyngeal cervical-brachial weakness of GBS. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP29-31.
  49. Rathnayake RMDB , Umakanth M, Sundaresan K T, Thivaharan “Rare presentation of a rare disease Parsonage-Turner Syndrome”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP32-34.
  50. Pirashanth Y, , Umakanth M, Sundaresan K T ” Recurrent pulmonary embolism in a patient with chronic deep venous thrombosis complicated with recurrent haemoptysis end up with pulmonary tuberculosis”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP35-37.
  51. Kuruppu Arachchi A N,Rishikesavan S, Sundaresan K T Umakanth M, Soumya R”Rheumatoid Arthritis patient on methotrexate presented with subacute onset shortness of breath:A case of methotrexate induced hypersensitive pneumonitis”. Batticaloa medical Journal,2018, Vol (09). PP41-43

Book Publications

  1. Umakanth M. Aid to Therapeutics for Medical students. 2017. ISBN: 9 789555 096423.
  2. Umakanth M. Multiple Choice Questions in Medicine for Medical students. 2019. ISBN:978-955-659-633-5
  3. Umakanth M. Multiple Choice questions in Medicine for Medical Students. 2019. ISBN:978-955-659-632-8
  4. Umakanth M. Common short cases in medicine for medical students. 2017. ISBN: 9-789555-096430.
  5. Umakanth M. Aid to Diabetes for Medical Professionals. 2017. ISBN: 9 789555 096454
  6. Umakanth M. MCQ and BOF for medical students. 2017.ISBN:9 789555 096447.
  7. Umakanth M. Data interpretation for MD [Medicine] Examination. 2008.ISBN:978-955-50964-0-9.
  8. Umakanth M. Emergency Concept for nursing students. 2018.ISBN:978-955-50964-8-5.
  9. Umakanth M. Acute Medicine A Symptom Based Approach. 2018.ISBN:978-955-50964-7-8.
  10. Umakanth M. Hand book of medical procedure. 2018.ISBN:978-955-38809-3-2.
  11. Umakanth M. Neerilivum Nimmathiyana valvum. 2018.ISBN:978-955-38809-4-9.
  12. Umakanth M.kaal kai valippu . 2018.ISBN:978-955-38809-9-4.
  13. Umakanth M.Pakkavatham.2018. 978-955-38809-6-3.
  14. Umakanth M.Uyarkuruthy amukkam.2018. 978-955-38809-5-6.
  15. Umakanth M. Eelaththin Vali (Tamil version). 2014.ISBN:978-955-50964-1-6.

Case reports in the journals

  1. 1.Hypercalcaemia due to parathyroid adenoma
  2. Takayasu Arteritis Type-3


  1. Data interpretation for MD medicine
  2. Short cases for medial students
  3. Pain of the Eelam [Tamil version]

Research Interest

  • Diabetes mellitus


  • Clinical teaching in Medicine for medical and nursing student



Positions Held

  • Student Counsellor
  • Centre coordinator for ERPM examination 2017