Colombo South Teaching Hospital (Kalubowila)

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Sri Lanka

Hospital description

The Kalubowila (Colombo South) Teaching Hospital in Sri Lanka is the second largest hospital in the country. It is a teaching-oriented hospital (it was upgraded to teaching status in 1995) that maintains a patient population of well over 2,000. It covers most of the tertiary specialties and offers a variety of options for clinical electives, including forensic medicine.

The hospital is also part of the Sri Lanka Hospital Needs initiative, which aims to ensure that the hospital is properly equipped to treat the patients and provide the best training for students possible.

This is the teaching hospital for the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura which results in a well structured elective. Applications for this elective should go through the University.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Sinhala / Tamil / English (teaching)
Funding Status Public


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