Medical Services in Sri Lanka.

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Here's a (short) list of places where you can find medical care in Sri Lanka. Dental, mental, emergencies, we've got you covered!

Private Hospitals

As the name suggests, these hospitals provides private and specialized services.

Hospital Address Telephone
Durdans 3, Alfred Place, Colombo 03. 1344 / 011 214 0000
Lanka Hospitals 578 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 011 543 0000
Asiri Medical Hospital 181 Kirula Rd, Colombo 011 452 3300
Asiri Surgical Hospital 21 Kirimandala Mawatha, Colombo 011 452 4400
Royal Hospital 62 W.A.Silva Mawatha Wellawatte 011 255 9268
Hemas Hospital (Wattala) 389, Negombo Road, Wattala 0117 888888
Hemas Hospital (Thalawathugoda) 647/2A, Pannipitiya Road 0117 888888
Browns Hospital 43 Mahabage Road, Ragama 0115 714714
Asiri Central 114 Norris Canal Road, Colombo 0114 665500
WinLanka Hospital 129 S De S. Jayasinghe Mawatha, Nugegoda 0112 811767
Golden Key Eye and ENT 1175 Cotta Road, Rajagiriya 011 2880288


Maternity and Children's Hospitals

Specializing in maternity care, the state run ones are free of charge.


 Hospital  Address Telephone
Ninewells Care 55/1 Kirimandala Mawatha, Colombo 05. 011 452 0999
De Soysa Maternity Hospital Kynsey Road, Borella, Colombo 08. 011 266 2619
Castle Hospital Castle Street, Borella, Colombo 08. 011 269 5529
New Lanka Maternity Hospital 09, Bambalapitiya Drive, Colombo 04. 011 259 4906
Joseph Frazer Maternity Hospital 23, Joseph Fraser Road, Colombo 5. 011 258 8386
Sulaimans 34-54 Grandpass Road, Colombo 14. 011 545 9459
Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children Dr. Danister de Silva Mawatha, Borella. 011 269 3711


State Hospitals

These hospitals provide free medical services. They also have emergency care and are renowned to have the best doctors in the country. You don't get the same level of comfort as you would in a private hospital, but the doctors are courteous and helpful.


Hospital Address Telephone
National Hospital of Sri Lanka E.W Perera Mawatha, Colombo. 011 269 1111
Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila B229 Hospital Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. 011 276 3064
Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital Hospital Rd, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. 011 277 8610
Colombo North Teaching Hospital/ Ragama General Hospital Hospital Inner Road, Ragama. 011 295 9261
Karapitiya Teaching Hospital Hirimbura Cross Rd, Galle. +94 912 222261
Kandy Teaching Hospital Kandy, 20000. +94 8122 2261
Jaffna Teaching Hospital Hospital Street, Jaffna. +94 212 216363
Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura. +94 252 222261


Specialist Hospitals

Also national (ergo public) hospitals which provide services for free, these hospitals are the best in the country in their focus areas.

Hospital Address Telephone
National Hospital for Respiratory Diseases (Welisara Chest Hospital) Welisara Chest Hospital Road, Welisara. 011 295 8271
National Institute for Mental Health B231, Angoda, Sri Lanka. 011 257 8234
National Eye Hospital National Eye Hospital,Colombo 10. 0112693911
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